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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't have to list his status for the game until Friday.
Tight end Antonio Gates sat out his second straight practice with sore ribs.
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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...
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 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...
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The San Diego Chargers are going to retire Junior Seau’s No. 55 jersey this Sunday in the home opener against the Tennessee Titans. It is a great gesture to the late Seau, who took his own life after enjoying one of the best careers in the history of the Chargers’ franchise.
Unfortunately, many of the people and fans who watched Seau have some of his best seasons with the Chargers...
According to the San Diego Union-Tribune, Chargers left tackle Jared Gaither will likely miss this week’s game and could end up being done for the season at some point.
“Indications from inside the organization are that his back malady will keep him out of at least next week’s home against the Tennessee Titans,” wrote the Tribune.
The Chargers are looking on the open market for...
According to John Glennon of the Tennessean, the San Diego Union-Tribune is reporting that Chargers cornerback Quentin Jammer plans on playing with a cast on his broken hand this week.
SDiego Union-Trib reports Chargers starting CB Q. Jammer underwent surg. for broken hand Tue, but expects to play w cast against #Titans.
— John Glennon (@glennonsports) September 12, 2012
According to Michael Gehlken of the San Diego Union-Tribune, Chargers tight end Antonio Gates (ribs) did not practice Wednesday.Fantasy Spin:Gates caught four passes for 43 yards in the team's opener Monday night, but he injured his ribs during the game. That's disappointing news to those who were expecting an injury-free season from the oft-injured tight end. Gates should...
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