Found October 02, 2012 on
Pro Sports Daily:
San Diego running back Ryan Mathews didn't see a lot of action Sunday until the fourth quarter of the Chargers' win Sunday over the Kansas City Chiefs, but the former first-round draft pick should be getting more carries soon. Coach Norv Turner expects to give Mathews more significant playing time in the future as long as he overcomes a fumbling problem and shows an ability to handle the workload in key situations, U-T San Diego reported. Mathews might even earn his starting job back.
"He understands the importance of taking care of the ball," Turner said, according to U-T San Diego. "He's not negligent. I don't think there's anyone that works any harder. He had a bad play in the Atlanta game, and I do believe that we're going to get past that." Mathews touched the ball 16 times Sunday, but 11 of those came in the fourth quarter. He rushed for 61 yards on 14 carries. His season totals include 105 yards on 24 carries and one fumble a...
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As Week 5 of the NFL season is upon us, one can start to get a good idea of where a team stands or will stand by the end of the season.
You want entertainment? Get ready for an explosive offensive showdown when Philip Rivers and the San Diego Chargers travel to New Orléans to face Drew Brees and the win-less Saints.
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With San Diego Chargers running back Ryan Mathews struggling to hold onto the football, Jackie Battle is now listed as the starting running back down in Southern California.
I’m sure the Chargers will give Mathews a chance to earn his starting spot back, but right now Battle is getting the job done.
Last week: 8 (-1)
The Chargers finish September with a 3-1 record for the 2nd year in a row, something they hadn’t done in the Norv Turner era prior to last year. However, much like last year, they beat up on crappy teams in September and got blown out against the only good team they faced. They started last year 4-1 before losing 6 straight and eventually barely making...
Cornerback Chris Carr has signed a one-year contract with the San Diego Chargers.
He'll be added to the active roster on Wednesday, when the Chargers will have to make a corresponding move.
Carr has played with the Oakland Raiders, Tennessee Titans and Baltimore Ravens. He was in training camp with the Minnesota Vikings before being released prior to the regular season.
Winning a football game by 17 points is not what I would call a 'blow out' win.Unless it was a game in which the winning team forced six turnovers from an offense ranked No. 1 in the NFL, in a division game on the losing team's home field.Oh, that WAS the case?The San Diego Chargers defeat the Kansas City Chiefs 37-20 in blowout win.Five things to be learned from the...
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