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San Diego Chargers


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

Week Three fantasy tips: RBs

Posted Sept. 20, 2012 @ 2:39 p.m. ET
In PFW's late-week fantasy RB tips, Trent Richardson is a must-start going against a questionable Bills run defense.

Ten most intriguing players of Week Three

Posted Sept. 19, 2012 @ 1:17 p.m. ET
Fantasy football expert Pat Fitzmaurice is intrigued to see how much Chargers RB Ryan Mathews will be used in his first game back.

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.

Turner has had many productive running backs

Posted Aug. 19, 2012 @ 12:55 p.m. ET
In 15 of Norv Turner’s 21 seasons as either a head coach or offensive coordinator, he has had a running back rush for more than 1,000 yards.

Chargers RB Mathews suffers broken clavicle

Posted Aug. 09, 2012 @ 8:36 p.m. ET
Chargers RB Ryan Mathews suffered a broken clavicle in Thursday’s preseason game against the Packers.

Report: Chargers RB Mathews in car accident

Posted July 31, 2012 @ 8:16 p.m. ET
A report from KGTV-10 in San Diego says that Chargers RB Ryan Mathews was involved in a car accident late Monday evening.

Expectations lower, but Chargers remain a threat

Posted July 25, 2012 @ 2:16 p.m. ET
For one of the first times during Norv Turner's regime in San Diego, the Chargers are not a consensus pick to win the division, but the talent is still there to make a run.

Bar set high for Chargers RB Mathews

Posted July 20, 2012 @ 2:25 p.m. ET
One of the worst-kept secrets this offseason has been that Chargers RB Ryan Mathews should expect a heavy workload in his third season.

Chargers will add RB, but it won't be Tomlinson

Posted May 17, 2012 @ 3:06 p.m. ET
The Chargers will sign a veteran running back this offseason, but we hear it won't be one of the team's all-time greats, LaDainian Tomlinson.

Dalton, Harrison among new Pro Bowlers

Posted Jan. 22, 2012 @ 8:40 p.m. ET
The NFL announced some changes to the AFC Pro Bowl roster on Sunday, as players on the Patriots will be unavailable to play in the game on Jan. 29.

Del Pilar's Digest: Around Fantasyland 24-hour pregame prep

Posted Nov. 05, 2011 @ 3:48 p.m. ET
William Del Pilar updates you on the latest injury news for players such as Broncos RB Willis McGahee, including which backups could see action.

Week Eight matchups to exploit or avoid

Posted Oct. 26, 2011 @ 12:20 p.m. ET
William Del Pilar studied the Week Eight matchups and warns you to avoid players such as Steve Breaston while exploiting Chris Johnson and Jabar Gaffney.

Gates returns to Chargers' practice

Posted Oct. 17, 2011 @ 7:29 p.m. ET
Chargers TE Antonio Gates returned to practice on Monday and is hopeful to play in Week Seven vs. the Jets.

Del Pilar's Digest: AFC RB handcuffs

Posted Aug. 30, 2011 @ 6:18 p.m. ET
Running-back committees are here to stay, so you need to know a team's RB situation before you draft. William Del Pilar breaks down the AFC.

Del Pilar's Digest: Running back busts

Posted Aug. 24, 2011 @ 11:43 p.m. ET
You're asking for trouble if you take the injury-prone Jahvid Best as one of your top running backs. See who ranks as busts and overrated at the RB spot.

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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