Found March 30, 2012 on
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The San Diego Chargers bolted up in shocking fashion from the 28th overall pick to select running back Ryan Mathews with the 12th selection in the 2010 NFL Draft.
The 6-0, 218-pound tailback comes off a relatively strong second season, rushing for 1,091 yards and six scores on 222 carries (4.9 YPC) and collecting 50 catches for 455 yards through the air.
However, his overall performance through two seasons has fallen short of expectations and his inability to stay healthy for an entire year is causing questions and concerns to continue to surface.
That hasn’t stopped head coach Norv Turner from getting out his eight ball. Michael Gehlken of the San Diego Union-Tribune reports that Turner expects Mathews to have a “breakout, big-time year” in 2012. That’s far from a jaw-dropping projection, considering many players enter a breakout season in their third year in the league.
Moreover, the Fresno State alum has delivered when he’s stayed on the field.
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Georgia OL Cordy Glenn
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1st round, pick 18
Cordy Glenn, OL, Georgia Combine Results: Height – 6’5″ Weight – 345lbs Arm Length – 35 3/4″ Bench Reps – 31 40 yard dash – 5.15
Glenn is a massive offensive lineman. He played LT at Georgia this year and could play either OT position or kick inside to Guard. He moves amazingly well for...
AJ Smith has more in common with William Shakespeare than one might think. Every minute detail making up this epic 4 month performance, called the NFL off season, is written, edited, and directed by Smith.
The beginning of free agency, or Phase 1 as Smith has dubbed the first act of his play, definitely broke a leg.
Smith and his Front Office team of “stage hands” and “techies”...
The San Diego Chargers re-signed defensive tackle Antonio Garay to a two-year contract.
Garay has started 28 of 32 games for San Diego over the past two seasons.
The 6-foot-4, 320-pounder recorded 57 tackles last season and had a career-high 6.0 sacks in 2010-11.
While most of the media attention has been directed towards their division rivals in Denver, the Chargers have quietly put together a nice off-season thus far and that trend continued this afternoon, with the news that defensive tackle Antonio Garay has agreed with the club on a new two year contract.
Garay, 32, is headed into his seventh season in the league, and is coming off...
Former San Diego Chargers QB Ryan Leaf was arrested on burglary, theft,and drugs charges on Friday afternoon in his hometown, according to officials at the Cascade County Detention Center.
Leaf, who is native to Great Falls, posted the $76,000 bond.
It was 14-years ago that Leaf was considered as a possible #1 overall pick in the draft, but he was selected behind Peyton Manning...
According to the Great Falls Tribune, former San Diego Chargers quarterback Ryan Leaf, has been arrested and charged with felony burglary, misdemeanor theft and criminal possession of dangerous drugs.
Leaf ended up posting bond, which was set at $76,000.
This isn’t Leaf’s first run-in with the law, back in 2009 he was indicted on burglary and controlled substance charges in Texas...
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Former San Diego Chargers quarterback Ryan Leaf was arrested Friday and charged with felony burglary, misdemeanor theft and criminal possession of dangerous drugs.Leaf posted bond at $76,000 and was arrested at the Probation and Parole Office in Great Falls, Mont.The 35-year-old was the second-overall pick in the 1998 NFL Draft and last played in 2001 for the Dallas Cowboys.
Usually when you see a picture of a professional athlete proudly posing in their ride you might see a Bentley, Lamborghini, Ferrari, or even a Range Rover. Well, apparently Chargers Defensive Tackle, Antonio Garay has slightly different taste in cars. Seen here, Mr. Garay seems to favor something a little more economical…. And slightly more [...]