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Chargers running back Ryan Mathews is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Atlanta Falcons.
Mathews suffered a broken collarbone in the Chargers' first preseason game and has not played since.
Tight end Antonio Gates also missed last week's game with a rib injury, but is probable for Sunday as he was a full participant in practice on Thursday and Friday.
Running back Curtis Brinkley (knee), tight end Dante Rosario (calf) and wide receiver Eddie Royal are also listed as probable.
Offensive tackle Jared Gaither (back) and cornerback Shareece Wright (foot) are both ruled out for the contest. Source: Sports Network
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Running back Ryan Mathews carried a full workload at practice for the Chargers on Wednesday, one more step in his path back from a broken clavicle suffered in the first preseason game. Barring any setback in the next couple of days, it looks like Mathews, who has progressively done more work in practice each week, will be on the field when the Chargers face the Falcons in a matchup...
Despite turning in three full practices this week, Chargers running back Ryan Mathews (clavicle) is listed as questionable on the team's injury report for Week 3.Fantasy Spin:We expected Mathews to start and handle close to a full workload in Week 3 after practicing this week but the questionable tag makes it difficult to predict what San Diego will do. It's probably safe...
According to Michael Gehlken of the San Diego Union-Tribune, Chargers coach Norv Turner is confident that Ryan Mathews will be able to make his season debut in Week 3 against the Falcons. Mathews has missed the first two weeks while recovering from a broken collarbone.Fantasy Spin:We expect Mathews to handle close to a full workload this week. He was physically ready to go last week...
Chargers running back Ryan Mathews has been sidelined since the first game of preseason after breaking his collarbone.
Adam Schefter of ESPN reports on Sports Center that Mathews is expected to play in today against the Falcons. Source: The Redzone Attached Thumbnails
Ryan Mathews practiced again today and Chargers head coach Norv Turner raved about his practice performance. Mathews owners should feel pretty confident considering Mathews was apparently ready to play last week but the Chargers played it safe.
According to Kevin Acee of the San Diego Union-Tribune, Chargers running back Ryan Mathews is expected to play on Sunday against the Falcons.
Mathews likely won’t get a full load. I’m sure we’ll see a good amount of Ronnie Brown, especially on third downs.
ESPN NFL insider Adam Schefter expects Chargers halfback Ryan Mathews to start Sunday versus the Falcons. Mathews missed the team's first two games with a broken clavicle.Fantasy Spin:Curtis Brinkley and Ronnie Brown were largely ineffective in Mathews' absence so we'd expect the 2011 Pro Bowl selection to see the majority of the team's carries Sunday in his 2012 season debut.
The San Diego Chargers might be getting a big boost to their offense on Sunday. Chargers coach Norv Turner expects that running back Ryan Mathews (fractured clavicle) will make his season debut against Atlanta, according to Michael Gehlken of the San Diego Union-Tribune.
The Chargers lost top wide receiver Vincent Jackson to free agency so Matthews' work load was going...
Ryan Mathews was set to make his season debut for San Diego, and tight end Antonio Gates also was active for the Chargers against the Atlanta Falcons in a matchup of undefeated teams.
Mathews hasn't played since breaking his collarbone on his first carry in the exhibition opener on Aug. 9. Gates was inactive last week after hurting his ribs in the opener at Oakland.
Sunday, the Chargers will go head to head with the white hot Atlanta Falcons at Qualcomm Stadium. Both teams will be defending their undefeated records this season.
To come out of week three with a perfect record, the Chargers will need to get the run game going. The hopeful return of Ryan Mathews should be the solution to this. If Mathews does not return, the Chargers will...
Normally slow starters, the Chargers are 2-0 this season and doing it in a year when a lot of people wrote them off after 2 straight seasons without the postseason and with the team possessing many holes on paper. Philip Rivers might be the MVP of the league for the first 2 games, leading this team to a 2-0 record despite not having much help. He’s completed 73.8% of his passes...
According to Michael Gehlken of the San Diego Union-Tribune, Chargers tight end Antonio Gates and running back Ryan Mathews practiced fully on Thursday.
Chargers head coach Norv Turner expects Mathews to play this week.
Tight end Antonio Gates (ribs) and running back Ryan Mathews (clavicle) practiced Wednesday, and both are expected to play Sunday against the Falcons.
Gates was sidelined against the Titans last weekend for an injury suffered in the Sept. 10 season opener. Coach Norv Turner said Gates was "moving fast" and "looked good," adding how his body responds will determine...
The Chargers came into Sunday undefeated. They were also getting their feature back, Ryan Mathews, for the first time this season. Things were looking better for them than any team coached by Norv Turner has a reasonable right to expect. That all came to a halt today when the Chargers got their asses handed to them by the Atlanta Red Falcons. As I write this Rivers might be driving...
The San Diego Chargers have signed 28-year-old rookie wide receiver Marques Clark to the practice squad.
Clark was with the New Orleans Saints in training camp. Most recently he was the wide receivers coach for Westview High in San Diego, his hometown.
Clark played at Henderson State, where he had 91 career passes for 1,456 yards and 11 touchdowns. He spent the last six years out...