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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

Chargers still confident in RB Mathews

Posted Feb. 21, 2013 @ 3:25 p.m. ET
Ryan Mathews broke both clavicles and played in only 12 games, but the Chargers’ new brass still has confidence in the 2010 first-round pick.

Mathews' injury keeps RB spot as Chargers priority

Posted Dec. 20, 2012 @ 11:53 a.m. ET
Ryan Mathews' second broken clavicle this season is more reason for the Chargers to put emphasis on adding another running back.

Chargers place Floyd, Wells, Mathews on I.R.

Posted Dec. 18, 2012 @ 7:16 p.m. ET
The Chargers placed WR Malcom Floyd, RB Ryan Mathews and OL Reggie Wells on injured reserve.

Chargers RB Mathews fractures clavicle

Posted Dec. 16, 2012 @ 9:34 p.m. ET
Chargers RB Ryan Mathews fractured his left clavicle in Sunday’s loss to the Panthers and is likely done for the season, the team announced.

Can Chargers' Mathews make late-season surge?

Posted Dec. 12, 2012 @ 3:46 p.m. ET
Chargers RB Ryan Mathews has a favorable matchup in Week 15. Can he capitalize? 

RB fantasy tips: Jackson could run over Jets

Posted Nov. 15, 2012 @ 2:26 p.m. ET
PFW's late-week fantasy RB tips say Ryan Mathews and Shonn Greene will get plenty of work, and Steven Jackson should keep rolling.

Week 10 fantasy tips: RBs

Posted Nov. 08, 2012 @ 2:49 p.m. ET
Start Shonn Greene despite a tough matchup, don't expect Frank Gore to wear down and look out for a few backups, according to PFW's late-week fantasy RB tips.

Exploit or avoid: Chargers' Mathews has ideal matchup

Posted Oct. 31, 2012 @ 11:26 a.m. ET
Chargers RB Ryan Mathews is a strong starting option in Week Nine, writes PFW's Mike Wilkening in this week's edition of "Exploit or Avoid."  

Chargers' offense flailing during losing streak

Posted Oct. 29, 2012 @ 3:03 p.m. ET
The Chargers' offense has been disappointing this season and is a big reason why things are unraveling in San Diego.

Friday's key matchup: Chargers RB Ryan Mathews vs. Broncos defense

Posted Oct. 12, 2012 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
The spotlight will be on the quarterbacks on Monday night, but Chargers RB Ryan Mathews could be the difference. 

AFC West Spin cycle: Week Five

Posted Oct. 08, 2012 @ 1:13 p.m. ET
It was a rough week for the AFC West, going 0-3 (the Raiders were on bye). We'll learn a lot more next week when the Broncos face the Chargers.

Week Five fantasy tips: RBs

Posted Oct. 04, 2012 @ 3:34 p.m. ET
Ryan Mathews may get robbed of some goal-line work, but he still has a chance to be productive vs. the Saints in Week Five.

Ten most intriguing players of Week Five

Posted Oct. 03, 2012 @ 12:54 p.m. ET
PFW fantasy football expert Pat Fitzmaurice wonders what to make of Dolphins WR Brian Hartline's huge game last week.

AFC West Spin cycle: Week Four

Posted Oct. 01, 2012 @ 12:59 p.m. ET
Order seemed restored in the AFC West after two divisional games in Week Four saw the Chargers and Broncos roll past the Chiefs and Raiders, respectively.

NFL Links: Chargers RB Mathews on a short leash

Posted Sept. 28, 2012 @ 11:50 a.m. ET
Ryan Mathews could become "somebody else's fumbler," Alex Smith almost never looks deep and Jared Allen has earned the Lions' respect.

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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