Found October 04, 2012 on
This Given Sunday:
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1) Rob Gronkowski: Gronk! How could he have killed your team? Well he was being touted as a first round pick coming into the season after setting the league on fire last year, but despite having a solid start to the season, he has not been elite in the first quarter of the season.
Tight end is a difficult position to scout – and if you spent a first rounder on Gronk you are probably second guessing yourself after the fourth week of the season.
2) Ryan Mathews: We fell for it again. Despite going down on the very first snap of the Chargers pre-season, a lot of owners still bought into the never ending hype of Mathews in San Diego. We expect him to go out and have an LT-type season, but he simply is not an upper echelon back.
He was going in the second round of most drafts, and he was fighting for time with Jackie Battle over the weekend. That should be enough to make you cringe.
3) Darren McFadden: The most frustrating part of Run DMC is that we have all seen first hand how go...
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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...
The San Diego Chargers have moved Jackie Battle ahead of Ryan Mathews on the teams depth chart. The reason according to the Chargers is because Battle started last week.
Battle, 29, ran for 39 yards and a touchdown on 15 carries against Kansas City. He also caught 4 passes for 42 yards and a touchdown.
Mathews has seen his playing time take a hit due to his penchant of fumbling....
The Chargers may just be doing this to motivate Ryan Mathews. He hasn't been spectacular but he did miss valuable time with a broken collar bone and he's clearly a better RB than Jackie Battle. This boggles the mind a little bit. We aren't in the locker room and there may be more to this but one has to expect that Mathews will emerge as the clear starter at some point...
San Diego Chargers RB Ryan Mathews has perplexed and frustrated fantasy football owners over the last few seasons. He entered the league two seasons ago with high expectations and has failed to deliver on the level of predictions surrounding him. I bought into the hype his rookie season and made a reach in order to grab him as he was advertised as the second coming of LaDainian Tomlinson...
Looking for a player on the waiver wire to help you win your fantasy football league or even help you get through bye weeks, is a tough task. Not all can maneuver and get the guys they need when they need them. The good news is; these will be the people you can beat while they have major players on a bye. The bad news is; these are the same people who pick up any player they think...
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.
Here are the NFL picks Week 5: Pick 3 against the spread
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.