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Predicting the Future for Key Chargers Free Agents

View image | gettyimages.com The 2014 season has officially come to an end, as we enter the darkest time of the year for football fans. The dreaded start of the offseason is usually filled with speculation and analysts, myself included, throwing in their two cents on what is best for the franchise of their choosing. Granted, a grand majority of the rumors that spread end up...
Via TopSportsReport
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers To Meet With RB Ryan Mathews’ Agent This Week

Chargers GM Tom Telesco told reporters on Wednesday that he plans to meet with agent for free agent RB Ryan Mathews at the Combine this week, per Michael Gehlken. Mathews, 27, will be an intriguing free agent to watch in the coming months, as he’s displayed some ability in the NFL, but has dealt with numerous injuries. It seems like he could be a good value for a team looking...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
11 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers: Is It Time To Let Ryan Mathews Go?

Whenever a team isn't involved in the playoffs, their attention swiftly turns to those who'll be out of contract in March and what needs to be done to improve the roster. That's no different for the San Diego Chargers, who have several decisions to make which includes whether they should hold on to franchise running back Ryan Mathews. Since trading several picks and Tim Dobbins to...
Via Pro Football Spot
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Episode 45: Potential goldmines

Want to make money playing daily fantasy leagues? Sign up for our free $5,000 NBA Contest at DraftKings.com today. We also have a $500 contest tonight  as well. Feel free to play both. Click either link to join. On Friday's episode of Treatment, the Helpers discuss potential situations where future fantasy stars could emerge at various positions. They mention Atlanta's current...
Via Fantasy Football Helpers
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans: Top 5 Free Agent Running Back Targets

One of the most exciting times in the NFL year is nearly here for the Tennessee Titans – the free agency period. Come March 10th, the Titans will begin trying to rebuild their 2-14 team into a playoff contender. While that likely will not happen right off the bat, they should be able to improve as a team in free agency, a period that general manager Ruston Webster has struggled...
Via Pro Football Spot
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers RB Branden Oliver is a Surprise Impact Player

Entering the 2014 season running backs Ryan Mathews, Danny Woodhead and Donald Brown were all expected to carry the ball more than #43 Oliver. He didn’t sign his three year deal with the football club until the month of May and did not suit up for the team’s first two games. But after Mathews went down Week 2 versus the Seahawks (sprained MCL), Woodhead was lost for the season...
Via Pro Football Spot
January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Should Chargers target Boise State's Ajayi at RB?

San Diego Chargers running back Ryan Mathews will hit free agency if he doesn’t re-sign with the team. If so, the running back position will become a priority in the offseason. No need to worry, because there is one guy who can play the part of a franchise back every team craves for, and his name is Jay Ajayi.The 6-foot, 216-pounder is one of the best all-around running backs coming...
Via Pro Football Spot
January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Should Chargers target Boise State's Jay Ajayi to replace Ryan Mathews?

San Diego Chargers running back Ryan Mathews will hit free agency if he doesn’t re-sign with the team. If so, the running back position will become a priority in the offseason. No need to worry, because there is one guy who can play the part of a franchise back every team craves for, and his name is Jay Ajayi.The 6-foot, 216-pounder is one of the best all-around running backs coming...
Via Pro Football Spot
January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Chargers running back Mathews ruled out of game vs. Chiefs

  Running back Ryan Mathews has been ruled out of San Diego's game Sunday at Kansas City, which the Chargers must win to clinch a wild-card berth. Mathews will miss his third straight game with what's believed to be a high ankle sprain. He was hurt during a home loss to New England on Dec. 7. Also ruled out on Friday was punter Mike Scifres, who broke his left collarbone in the...
Via AP on Fox
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Chargers running back Mathews rule out of KC game

SAN DIEGO (AP) Running back Ryan Mathews has been ruled out of San Diego's game Sunday at Kansas City, which the Chargers must win to clinch a wild-card berth. Mathews will miss his third straight game with what's believed to be a high ankle sprain. He was hurt during a home loss to New England on Dec. 7. Also ruled out on Friday was punter Mike Scifres, who broke his left collarbone...
Via AP on Fox
December 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Chargers RB Mathews misses practice

SAN DIEGO (AP) San Diego Chargers running back Ryan Mathews was among those not practicing Wednesday and he could miss his third straight game Sunday. If the Chargers (9-6) win at Kansas City this weekend, they'll advance to the playoffs for the second straight season. But it's likely San Diego will face the Chiefs (8-7) without Mathews. He hasn't played or practiced since injuring...
Via AP on Fox
December 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Mathews ruled out against 49ers

The Chargers will play Saturday’s game against the 49ers without running back Ryan Mathews. Mathews has been ruled out for the Week 16 contest leaving Branden Oliver and Donald Brown to share carries in the backfield of the Chargers. Bothered by an ankle injury Mathews has not played since Dec. 7 and is far from certain to play in Week 17. The bolts are expecting tight end Ladarius...
Via Tireball.com
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Mathews inactive for Chargers vs Broncos

SAN DIEGO (AP) Running back Ryan Mathews is inactive for the San Diego Chargers' game against the Denver Broncos. Mathews suffered an ankle injury when he was tripped in last Sunday's loss to New England. Without Mathews, the Chargers' running game is diminished. Minus a ground attack, the pressure falls on quarterback Philip Rivers against Denver's challenging pass rush. Rookie...
Via AP on Fox
December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Chargers' Mathews questionable for Broncos game

SAN DIEGO (AP) Chargers running back Ryan Mathews missed practice Friday and is questionable for Sunday's game with the Denver Broncos. Mathews, who injured his ankle in Sunday's loss to the New England Patriots, hasn't practiced this week. Mathews' availability is among the keys for San Diego (8-5) as it tries to avoid a season sweep by the visiting Broncos (10-3). With a win,...
Via AP on Fox
December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch: Chargers’ Ryan Mathews Wears Danny Woodhead’s Jersey to Practice

Watch: Chargers’ Ryan Mathews Wears Danny Woodhead’s Jersey to Practice San Diego Chargers’ running back Ryan Mathews pulled a random act of kindness when he showed up at practice donning jersey No. 39 which belongs to his dear friend and teammate Danny Woodhead. Woodhead suffered a season-ending injury when he … The post Watch: Chargers’ Ryan Mathews Wears Danny Woodhead’s...
Via Fantasy Football Chick
December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Chargers Injury Report: Dwight Freeney, Ryan Mathews, Eddie Royal

The 7-4 San Diego Chargers make the trip east to take on the 7-4 Baltimore Ravens on Sunday afternoon. With the AFC crowded with teams vying for a spot in the playoffs, this is a big game for both teams. The Chargers offense is looking to get going full throttle, but have two of their offensive weapons listed on the injury report with RB Ryan Mathews (shoulder) and WR Eddie Royal...
Via NFL Injury Report
November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers: The return of Ryan Mathews

When a star player plays well during a game it is pretty apparent to notice the impact he makes. But what is even more obvious is the struggle a team feels without a star player’s impact. After the last game against the Rams, Philip Rivers was quoted saying: “You never really know how much you miss a guy until he gets back and gets rolling like he did today.” The “roll...
Via isportsweb.com
November 28, 2014  |  Discuss

How Ryan Mathews Returned to Highlight Reel Status

The San Diego Chargers finally discovered a cure for their sluggish rushing attack—a healthy Ryan Mathews dishing out steady doses of punishing, between-the-tackles runs. In just his second game back after
Via Stack
November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Mathews injures shoulder on TD run

Ryan Mathews went untouched on a 32-yard-run for a touchdown. He then went to the locker room with a shoulder injury. Is there anymore more Ryan Mathews? Mathews has always been up and down with the Chargers as he has battled inconsistency and injuries throughout his NFL career. VIDEO: Ryan Mathews and the Chargers are making the Rams look foolish. http://t.co/YbQ2ca2B21 https...
Via Tireball.com
November 23, 2014  |  Discuss

You Can’t Let Go ‘Cause You’re Afraid To Fall

I think it’s safe to say that no one was pleased with how the Chargers played on Sunday. But at least we didn’t lose. I’m sure Kansas City would trade our performance for theirs last night if it resulted in a win. Like many Justice Leaguers, I ended up watching that game and having to root for Oakland. It sucks, I know. I also watched a fair amount of Monday’s game, which...
Via Justice is Coming
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers: Three keys to a win over the Rams

This Sunday is a must win for the San Diego Chargers. Their game against the St. Louis Rams is their last game against a team with a record under .500. Not to mention that St. Louis is 1-4 on the road. Coming into this contest the Chargers are just one game behind the Broncos in the AFC West, with a win they have a chance to move into a first place tie with Denver. This game is...
Via isportsweb.com
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Fantasy football: Evaluating the San Diego backfield

After missing the previous seven games with a knee injury, San Diego Chargers running back Ryan Mathews is finally expected to return to the gridiron in week 11, marking his first in-game appearance since week 2. Despite his return to health, Mathews may not simply just return to fantasy football relevance, since in that time, rookie Brandon Oliver has taken over as the starting...
Via isportsweb.com
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Chargers Mathews, Te'o getting healthy for Raiders

SAN DIEGO (AP) The fading San Diego Chargers may get help from running back Ryan Mathews and linebacker Manti Te'o against the Oakland Raiders on Sunday. Mathews and Te'o practiced Friday and are expected to play this weekend. Mathews has been out since Sept. 14 with a sprained right knee. He's listed as probable for Sunday. Te'o, absent since the season's second week with a broken...
Via AP on Fox
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football Week 11 Player Rankings: Is Ryan Mathews a Top 15 RB?

Most fantasy owners (hopefully) drafted Ryan Mathews with the intention that he’d either be their No. 3 running back or flex option every week, but unfortunately the oft-injured Chargers ball-carrier has provided absolutely nothing in 2014. Mathews is slated to return in Week 11 from a 9-week absence after a knee injury in Week 2 Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Chargers Injury Report: Ryan Mathews, Dwight Freeney, Donald Brown

The San Diego Chargers head down to south beach to take on the Miami Dolphins in week nine looking to redeem themselves. After reeling off five consecutive wins, the 5-3 Chargers are coming off consecutive loses for the first time this season. While running back Ryan Mathews has been ruled out as he continues to recover from a knee injury, the Chargers appear to have Donaad Brown...
Via NFL Injury Report
November 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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