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Ryan Mathews

Ryan Mathews - #24 - RB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 0"/ 220 lbs.
Birthday 10/10/1987
Birthplace Bakersfield, CA
College Fresno State
Years played 4
Drafted 2010, 1st round, 12th pick by Chargers

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Att Yds TD
184 707 1

WR Floyd still a top target in Chargers offense

Posted Sept. 15, 2012 @ 11:58 a.m. ET
Despite all the preseason talk about free-agent additions at wideout, Chargers QB Philip Rivers relied on two pass catchers he knows well in Week One.

Mathews cleared for contact, limited in practice

Posted Sept. 13, 2012 @ 9:22 p.m. ET
RB Ryan Mathews has been cleared for contact but was limited in practice as the Chargers prepare for their home opener.

Chargers add veteran OL Wells

Posted Sept. 11, 2012 @ 6:46 p.m. ET
The Chargers signed OG-OT Reggie Wells, the team announced Tuesday.

AFC West Spin cycle: Week One

Posted Sept. 11, 2012 @ 1:42 p.m. ET
Philip Rivers and the Chargers get off on the right foot with a win over the Raiders. We take a spin around the AFC West after Week One.

Chargers' Mathews, Gaither to miss Week One

Posted Sept. 08, 2012 @ 3:53 p.m. ET
Chargers RB Ryan Mathews (clavicle) and OLT Jared Gaither (back) will miss Week One, the club said Saturday. 

NFL Links: How hot is Reid's seat in Philly?

Posted Sept. 06, 2012 @ 3:18 p.m. ET
A Philadelphia writer thinks anything short of a Super Bowl appearance could get Eagles coach Andy Reid fired.

A healthy English adds to Chargers' LB corps

Posted Sept. 05, 2012 @ 10:34 p.m. ET
Former first-round LB Larry English is healthy and looking to shed the "bust" label as a situational pass rusher for the Chargers.

Chargers use new I.R. rule for WR Brown

Posted Sept. 04, 2012 @ 3:32 p.m. ET
The Chargers will place WR Vincent Brown on injured reserve with the new “Designated to Return” label, the team announced Tuesday.

Chargers cut PK Novak, DE Cesaire, FB Hester

Posted Aug. 31, 2012 @ 9:17 p.m. ET
The Chargers cut several vested veterans on Friday, including PK Nick Novak, DE Jacques Cesaire and FB Jacob Hester.

Vikings S Smith fined for hit

Posted Aug. 31, 2012 @ 4:27 p.m. ET
Vikings rookie S Harrison Smith was fined $21,000 for unnecessary roughness, the league confirmed to Pro Football Talk. 

WR Parrish agrees to terms with Raiders

Posted Aug. 28, 2012 @ 11:58 a.m. ET
Hours after being released by the Chargers, WR Roscoe Parrish agreed to terms with the Raiders, Pro Football Talk first reported.

Parrish among Chargers' cuts to 75

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 3:56 p.m. ET
The Chargers cut WR-RS Roscoe Parrish on Monday as they trimmed their roster to 75 players.

Chargers WR Brown remains on track for second-half return

Posted Aug. 26, 2012 @ 12:43 p.m. ET
The Chargers' receiving corps received a blow when Vincent Brown broke his ankle, but he is still expected to be ready to return around midseason.

Lions sign Osgood

Posted Aug. 22, 2012 @ 11:29 p.m. ET
The Lions signed special-teamer Kassim Osgood, the former Jaguar confirmed on Twitter.

Seau toxicology report reveals nothing suspicious

Posted Aug. 20, 2012 @ 4:58 p.m. ET
Junior Seau's toxicology reported that he had trace amounts of a sleep aid and a pain reliever that were "consistent with therapeutic use."

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Dec. 18, 2012
The San Diego Chargers have placed Mathews on season-ending injured reserve.||||||| Mathews broke his left collarbone. Mathews, who broke his right collarbone on his first carry of the exhibition season, played in 12 regular-season games. He was the team's leading rusher with 707 yards and a touchdown on 184 carries.
Posted Nov. 12, 2012
Mathews ran for 54 yards on 17 carries on Sunday against Tampa Bay.||||||| After averaging 4.0 yards per carry or better in five of his first six games this season, Mathews was held to a season-low 3.2 yards per carry on Sunday. But owners shouldn't be too alarmed as the Tampa Bay defense is the best in the league at stopping the run. Still, Mathews hasn't found the end zone since Oct. 7.
Posted Oct. 29, 2012
Mathews carried the ball 24 times for a season-best 95 yards in San Diego's 7-6 loss to Cleveland on Sunday.||||||| Even as the Chargers struggle, Mathews continues to surge since returning from injury. He has recorded 354 rushing yards this season while averaging 4.3 yards per run.
Posted Oct. 10, 2012
Mathews sat out the San Diego Chargers' light practice on Wednesday.||||||| Coach Norv Turner refused to give an injury update.
Posted Oct. 08, 2012
Mathews ran for 80 yards and a touchdown and added six receptions for another 59 yards during Sunday's 31-24 loss at New Orleans.||||||| Despite carrying the ball just 12 times, Mathews finally delivered for fantasy owners. Mathews should continue to post similar numbers down the stretch as long as he remains healthy.

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