The Chargers didn't get many contributions from their rookie class last season, but the team hasn't given up on those players in 2011.
Ryan Mathews and Nate Kaeding led the San Diego Chargers to a 33-28 win at Denver on Sunday, handing the Broncos their franchise-record 12th loss.
Pat Fitzmaurice expects Rams RB Steven Jackson will come up big Sunday night against the Seahawks with a playoff berth hanging in the balance for his young team.
Knowing a loss Sunday would likely end their playoff dreams, the Chargers did what we have become accustomed to them doing in December: dominated the competition.
Although he was active in Week 13, Chargers RB Ryan Mathews didn't play a snap, and we hear that is the result of his shortcomings as a pass protector, according to AFC West Whispers.
While first-round RBs Ryan Mathews and C.J. Spiller have disappointed, undrafted RBs Chris Ivory and LeGarrette Blount have made names for themselves with a few other relatively unknown rookie backs coming on late in the season.
While the Chargers remain committed to RB Ryan Mathews despite his disappointing rookie season, they do have some concerns about their first-round pick.
The Chargers will be without some of their top playmakers for tonight's clash with AFC West rival Denver.
Antonio Gates became the seventh tight end in NFL history with 500 catches, including touchdown receptions of 33 and 26 yards from Philip Rivers, to lead the San Diego Chargers to a 41-10 win over the outmanned Arizona Cardinals on ...
Chargers ORG Louis Vasquez will not need surgery on his injured knee and RB Ryan Matthews is able to return to practice.
With Ryan Mathews (ankle) doubtful to play, Chargers RB Mike Tolbert will get the start at Seattle on Sunday and has the chance to be a fantasy stud. Read about that and other important late-week news in the "Fantasy Buzz."
RB Ryan Mathews may have been the Chargers' first-round pick this year, but he's not the only guy they trust in the backfield.
Chargers rookie RB Ryan Mathews was held out of practice Wednesday and is not sure if he will play this Sunday as he nurses a high ankle sprain.
Chargers RB Ryan Mathews checks in at No. 1 on the first Rookie of the Year Meter for the 2010 season.
Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald won't become a fantasy nonfactor just because Kurt Warner has retired, writes Pat Fitzmaurice in his discussion of this week's intriguing fantasy players.
Before he has ever taken a handoff for the Chargers, rookie RB Ryan Mathews has found himself with nowhere to run from the fans and media, all wanting to know how he'll replace a legend.
The Chargers agreed to terms on a five-year contract Sunday with 2010 first-round draft pick RB Ryan Mathews, according to ESPN.com. The deal is reportedly worth $25.65 million and includes $15.08 million guaranteed.
Although optimism reigns at this time of year, some perspective is needed, such as when Panthers LB Thomas Davis suffers his second ACL tear in seven months.
Although the trade of Santonio Holmes opens the door to more playing time for WR Limas Sweed, our AFC Whispers indicate that the third-year receiver will have to earn the PT.