While he was able to return to the practice field Friday for
the San Diego Chargers, running back Ryan Matthews is considered a game-time
decision for today’s matchup against the Denver Broncos. There’s a chance
Matthews will suit up for San Diego, but offensive lineman Jared Gaither is
considered doubtful to play due to a groin injury.
Matthews missed practice Wednesday and Thursday due to his
neck injury, but he was able to return in a limited capacity Friday. Coach Norv
Turner said he was encouraged after watching Matthews at practice, and
returning for Friday’s session certainly seems to point that the running back
will be ready to help his team against the Broncos.
After not practicing all week Gaither is the only Chargers
player listed as doubtful on the team’s injury report. Beyond Matthews, tight
end Dante Rosario (hamstring) is the only other player considered questionable to
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