Originally written on thepigskinreport.com  |  Last updated 10/20/14

SAN DIEGO - AUGUST 14: Running back Ryan Mathews of the San Diego Chargers carries for a first down on fourth and one against the Chicago Bears on August 14, 2010 at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
The San Diego Chargers season appears to be slipping away once again and perhaps the door could be closing on the future of head coach Norv Turner. The San Diego Chargers head to Denver this week to take on the Broncos and could be without RB Ryan Mathews. Mathews has missed the last two practices with a neck injury and Turner has declined to rule him out as of yet.Mathews suffered the injury against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers last Sunday after receiving a hit from LB Quincy Black. The hit landed Black on the injured reserve list for the Buccaneers, ending his season. In fantasy circles, Ryan Mathews has been one of the more maddening players in recent years. He had a disappointing rookie season as he was billed to be the next LaDainian Tomlinson but has failed miserable to live up to that billing. Heading into this season, Norv Turner couldn’t stop talking about how he expected Mathews to have a breakout season. He was billed as being a back that would receive at least 320 touches th...
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