RYAN MATHEWS NEWS

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
3 hours ago  |  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
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Can the Chargers Control St. Louis?

It's been an up and down season thus far for the San Diego Chargers. After starting off with a promising 5-1 record, they went down the familiar lane of losing three out of their next four games, bringing back the kind of memories that Norv Turner would do to the group.With the wild card race being so tight in the AFC, this next contest against the Rams should be considered a...
Via Pro Football Spot
2 days ago  |  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
7 days ago  |  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...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  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
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers linebacker Te'o returns to practice

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Reinforcements are on the way for the San Diego Chargers, who hope to snap a three-game losing streak when they host the winless Oakland Raiders on Sunday. Running back Ryan Mathews was on the practice field for the second time in as many weeks on Wednesday, and linebackers Manti Te'o and Melvin Ingram practiced for the first time since September. "It felt...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers linebacker Te'o returns to practice

SAN DIEGO (AP) Chargers inside linebacker Manti Te'o has returned to practice after missing six games with a broken right foot. Wednesday's practice was his first since he was hurt in a victory at Buffalo on Sept. 21. Also practicing was outside linebacker Melvin Ingram, who has been on the injured reserve/designated for return list since Sept. 20 with a hip injury. The...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers-Raiders Preview

The San Diego Chargers were atop the AFC West after beating the Oakland Raiders a month ago, but they haven't won since. With their playoff hopes now precarious, the Chargers emerge from their bye looking to capitalize on another meeting with the winless Raiders on Sunday. San Diego (5-4) reeled off five straight wins after Branden Oliver's 1-yard TD run with 1:56 to play...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Week 10

If you had told me that by this point in the season I would be licking my wounds from a 3 week losing streak I would have laughed in your face. A 3 game losing streak for me is about as improbable as the Arizona Cardinals having the best record in the NFL.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Mathews Will Return In Week 11

Chargers running back Ryan Mathews (knee) practiced on Wednesday, and is expected to return for Week 11.Fantasy Spin:San Diego is on their bye for Week 10, but Mathews should be ready to roll coming out of it.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
16 days ago  |  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
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers RB Mathews limited in practice, won't play Sunday

  Chargers running back Ryan Mathews returned to the practice field for the first time since spraining his right knee on Sept. 14 but will not play in Sunday's game at Miami. Mathews did limited work Friday. The Chargers have their bye next Sunday and Mathews hopes to play in a home game against Oakland on Nov. 16. ''It's great to have him out there,'' coach...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Gravity Fails And Negativity Don’t Pull You Through

I don’t know if the long space between games helped the Chargers, but I know that I needed it. Can you believe that a Broncos fan got lost at our last game? Is it safe to make a joke about it yet? Anyway, I’m a little less raw from the loss at Denver. However, Sunday’s game is no less important. As soon as we lost to KC, I Tweeted that someone would start panicking that we’d...
Via Justice is Coming
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Mathews limited in practice, won't play Sunday

SAN DIEGO (AP) Chargers running back Ryan Mathews returned to the practice field for the first time since spraining his right knee on Sept. 14 but will not play in Sunday's game at Miami. Mathews did limited work Friday. The Chargers have their bye next Sunday and Mathews hopes to play in a home game against Oakland on Nov. 16. Also listed as out are cornerback Jason Verrett...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers Won't Rush Mathews Back Into Action

Chargers running back Ryan Mathews will not be rushed back because Branden Oliver is playing so well in the San Diego backfield.Fantasy Spin:Mathews have not played since Sept. 14, and it "appears likely" he will be held out through the Week 10 bye according to the Union-Tribune San Diego. If you have held on to him this long, don't drop him. Remain patient because...
Via Fantasy Football Champs
23 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Chargers, Jaguars, Jets, Panthers, Rams & Ravens

Chargers RB Ryan Mathews (MCL) and RB Donald Brown (concussion) did not practice on Tuesday are not expected to play in Thursday’s game. (Michael Gehlken) Jaguars Jaguars signed CB Lou Young to their practice squad. (Aaron Wilson) Jets Jets could lock up impending free-agents ILB David Harris and RB Bilal Powell, while DE Muhammad Wilkerson could be the next to receive an...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Updated injury report as Chargers get set to host the Chiefs

The Chargers 5-1 record is even more amazing when you consider the amount of injuries this team has had to overcome, and this Sunday provides a similar challenge. Out are Donald Brown, Ryan Mathews and Manti Te’o. Questionable are Brandon Flowers, Jason Verrett, Dwight Freeney, and Cordarro Law, while Jerry Attaochu is doubtful. San Diego is a better team than the Chiefs on paper...
Via cover32 - Chargers
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers at Oakland Raiders: 2014 Week 6 NFL Pick

San Diego Chargers (4-1) at Oakland Raiders (0-4) The Chargers have broken out as one of the top teams in the NFL and are a legitimate contender. Their offense has continued to be as good as it was last season. Last season, they moved the chains at a 78.26% rate, 2nd in the NFL. This season, they’re actually doing worse than that, moving the chains at a 75.82% rate, ranking 13th...
Via The Football Fan Spot
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Chargers Injury Update: Ryan Mathews still isn't running

The San Diego Chargers have had their running back depth depleted hit by injuries through their first five games, with Ryan Mathews missing the last three games, Danny Woodhead (leg) out for the season and Donald Brown suffering a concussion last Sunday. That leaves undrafted rookie Branden Oliver as the next man up after a productive game in Week 5, and he may maintain a workhorse...
Via Sports Injury Alert
October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

List of available free agent running backs the Chargers may consider signing

Yesterday was filled with bad news for the San Diego Chargers. Danny Woodhead has been placed on IR, and Marion Grice was signed off the practice squad by the Arizona Cardinals. This now leaves the Bolts with Donald Brown and Branden Oliver as the lone backs in the next few weeks before Ryan Mathews returns from his MCL injury. There are a few running backs available ( not a lot...
Via cover32 - Chargers
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Danny Woodhead Out For Season - Fractured Fibula and Ankle

The San Diego Chargers suffered another blow to their running backs as they learned Danny Woodhead will be out for the remainder of the season with a fractured fibula and ankle. The team is already without Ryan Mathews who will likely be out another month with a knee injury. Donald Brown will become the teams workhorse over the next 3-4 games with Branden Oliver getting some...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Chargers lose Danny Woodhead for the season

The San Diego Chargers’ worst fears were confirmed on Monday as running back Danny Woodhead is officially out for the year after suffering a leg injury against the Buffalo Bills on Sunday. Woodhead will have surgery to repair his fractured right fibula and ankle and will be placed in injured reserve this week. The 30-year-old was carted off the field during the Chargers’ 22-10...
Via Rumors and Rants
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

5 storylines to watch for the San Diego Chargers Sunday vs. Bills

Here are five storylines that we will be watching this Sunday when the San Diego Chargers play the Buffalo Bills. The Chargers running game without Ryan Mathews The recipe for the Chargers success against the Seahawks was controlling the clock and that stems first and foremost with San Diego’s running attack.  The Chargers took a huge blow on Sunday losing Ryan Mathews for the...
Via cover32 - Chargers
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Three takeaways from the Ryan Mathews injury in San Diego

Yesterday, it was announced Ryan Mathews would miss four to five weeks with a sprained MCL he suffered in the Chargers win over Seattle. Here’s how the schedule looks over the next month. Week 3 @ Buffalo’ Week 4 vs. Jacksonville Week 5 vs. New York (A) Week 6 @ Oakland Week 7 vs, Kansas City This is probably the easiest stretch of games in the San Diego schedule. However, week...
Via cover32 - Chargers
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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