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Chargers Mathews Back In Full Pads -
The San Diego Chargers announced that RB Ryan Mathews was wearing full pads in practice on Thursday for the first time in 5 Weeks after breaking his clavicle on Aug. 9 in a preseason game. It remains to be seen if this is the team’s starting process of getting Mathews ready for Week three or not. The fact that Mathews is wearing pads during practice is a significant step toward him getting back on the playing field and suggests that Mathews could possibly have a chance of getting a couple of carries this week when the Tennessee Titans come to town.
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According to Michael Gehlken of the San Diego Union-Tribune, Chargers running back Ryan Mathews has been cleared for contact.
The Chargers running back practiced Thursday in a helmet and full pads, five weeks from the day he broke his clavicle in the preseason. The injury occurred Aug. 9 against the Packers on Mathews’ first exhibition carry.
He was given a four-to-six week timetable...
San Diego Chargers running back Ryan Mathews will likely suit up against the Titans on Sunday after missing the team’s season opener with a broken collar bone.
As reported by beat writer Kevin Accee via twitter, it “Appears Ryan Mathews will play on Sun vs. TEN. Limited in practice but did take some contact in team drills for 1st time since injury on 8/9″
Mathews told reporters...
Running back Ryan Mathews has been cleared for contact but was limited in practice as the San Diego Chargers continued preparing for their home opener Sunday against the Tennessee Titans.
Mathews has been out since breaking his collarbone on his first carry in the exhibition opener on Aug. 9.
Coach Norv Turner says Mathews looked good in practice Thursday. The Chargers don'...
San Diego halfback Ryan Mathews has been officially ruled out for Week 2's matchup against Tennessee. Mathews hasn't appeared in a game for the Chargers since breaking his collarbone early in the preseason.Fantasy Spin:We figured this would be the case. Ronnie Brown (five carries, five yards) was largely ineffective in Week 1, so if you're looking to start a Chargers...
San Diego Chargers running back Ryan Mathews returned to practice on a limited basis on Thursday, and he was involved in contact for the first time since he broke his clavicle on Aug. 9, U-T San Diego reported. Chargers coach Norv Turner did not reveal much about Mathews status, but the fact that Mathews is participating in some contact drills in full pads suggests he might play...
By Anthony Caruso III
The Capital Sports Report
Owner/Managing Editor/Sr. Writer
The San Diego Chargers are expected to get running back Ryan Mathews back next week.
Ryan Mathews (Getty Images)
Mathews could have played this week, but was sat out due to a lack of playing time. He has been hampered by a collarbone injury.
However, the doctors have give him full clearance to play....
San Diego Chargers’ running back, Ryan Matthews, is expected to play this Sunday against the Titans.
We’re still not sure whether or not this Sunday’s Chargers-Titans game will be televised locally, but there’s an increased chance that running back Ryan Mathews will be in the lineup for San Diego either way.
The Chargers announced that Mathews is wearing full pads in practice...
Chargers running back Ryan Mathews (clavicle) is unlikely to play Sunday, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.Fantasy Spin:Mathews practiced in pads this week for the first time since breaking his clavicle in the team's first preseason game. We're hoping the Chargers just hold him out another week as a precaution.
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, San Diego Chargers running back Ryan Mathews likely won’t play today against the Titans.
Chargers running back Ryan Mathews is unlikely to play today vs. the Titans.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 16, 2012
Ronnie Brown will likely get the start today in Mathews’ place.
Tight end Antonio Gates and running back Ryan Mathews are among the San Diego Chargers' inactives for their game against the Tennessee Titans.
Gates has a rib injury and Mathews hasn't played since breaking his collarbone on his first carry of the exhibition opener on Aug. 9. Also inactive for the second straight game is Jared Gaither, out with back spasms since July 28...
Running back Ryan Mathews was back on the practice field on Thursday for the San Diego Chargers, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune beat writer Michael Gehlken.
It marks the first time since breaking his collarbone five weeks that Mathews has been able to take the practice field. His status for Sunday's game against the Tennessee Titans is still in question.
ESPN's Adam Schefter tweeted that San Diego Chargers running back Ryan Mathews is not likely to play in Week 2 against the Teneessee Titans. Speculation throughout the week pointed to Mathews sitting this game out, particularly the local beat writers around the team. Given his original prognosis, a Week 2 return would have been an optimistic possibility. After only very recently...
The San Diego Chargers got a good game from quarterback Philip Rivers. The Oakland Raiders got a good lesson in the importance of a competent long snapper. In the Chargers’ 22-14 victory over the Raiders on Monday night in Oakland, Rivers (who completed 24 of 33 passes for 231 yards) was accurate and efficient and everything [...]
Chargers running back Ryan Mathews and tight end Antonio Gates are both questionable for Sunday's game against the Tennessee Titans.
Mathews sustained a broken clavicle in the opening quarter of San Diego's first preseason game against the Green Bay Packers. Gates missed practice on Wednesday and Thursday with a rib injury, but returned Friday on a limited basis.
The Chargers are one of the most banged up teams in the league right now. Last week against the Raiders, they had to start an undrafted free agent at left tackle on an already weak offensive line because Jared Gaither is out indefinitely with back spasms. They were also without Vincent Brown, their top receiver in Training Camp, and Philip Rivers never looked comfortable throwing...