Originally written on Fantasy Football Champs  |  Last updated 11/19/14

SAN DIEGO - SEPTEMBER 19: Ryan Mathews of the San Diego Chargers rushes past Justin Durant of the Jacksonville Jaguars during the first quarter at Qualcomm Stadium on September 19, 2010 in San Diego, California. The Chargers won 38-13. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
With Ronnie Brown expected to miss Sunday's game, the Chargers want to get Ryan Mathews heavily involved in the offense. SOURCE: Michael Gehlken, San Diego Union-TribuneFantasy Spin:Gehlken expects Mathews to approach his career-high in touches (28) Sunday against the Panthers. Mathews has been largely disappointing this season, rushing for zero 100-yard games and just one touchdown while catching 36 balls for 244 yards, but Brown's absence should mean more playing time for Mathews on passing downs this week. Go ahead and start him as a RB2.
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