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San Diego running back Ryan Mathews could return to the starting lineup for the Monday night game against Denver. Mathews' role has expanded the past two weeks while coming off the bench behind Jackie Battle. Mathews was out six weeks with a broken clavicle before coming back as the starter three weeks ago when the Chargers lost to the Atlanta Falcons. He fumbled in the second quarter of that game and Battle has started the past two games. However, Mathews' role has increased and coach Norv Turner remains confident in him, U-T San Diego reported. Matthews carried 12 times for 80 yards and a touchdown and caught six passes for 59 yards last Sunday against New Orleans. "Every time he has adversity, every time he has a setback, he comes back stronger," Turner told U-T San Diego. "He's done that since he's been here. Every time everyone wants to count him out, he comes back and he's better. He's just a mentally tough guy."
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According to Michael Gehlken of the San Diego Union-Tribune, it looks like the Chargers are ready to put Ryan Mathews back in the starting lineup for Monday night’s game against the Broncos.Chargers head coach Norv Turner is happy with what he’s seen from Mathews.“He’s made the progress we’d like,” coach Norv Turner said.After putting together a nice performance this...
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Chargers receiver Vincent Brown is expected to return from his ankle injury Week 9 against the Chiefs according to Kevin Acee of U-T San Diego.Fantasy Spin:Brown absorbed 19 catches for 329 yards as a rookie last season. Robert Meachem hasn't developed into the go-to guy San Diego was hoping for in the absence of Vincent Jackson, so Brown should see a good amount of targets when...
Left tackle Jared Gaither didn't practice Thursday, so maybe having a long week will aid the Chargers. San Diego's game against the Denver Broncos isn't until Monday night, and coach Norv Turner said Wednesday that he was confident Gaither would play. Gaither strained his groin in the later stages of Sunday's loss to the New Orleans Saints. Considering his track...
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Chargers head coach Norv Turner indicated that RB Ryan Mathews’ weekly workloads will increase back to the full-time variety following Sunday’s loss to New Orleans, saying “I expect him to be one of the league’s leading rushers.” “Ryan was outstanding,” Turner said following Mathews’ 139-total yard, one-score effort in which he was ultimately underutilized. “Everything...