San Diego Union-Tribune "Ryan Mathews knelt over at his locker Wednesday. He slipped into running shoes. He wore gray, light-material pants fit for running. Almost time? "I'm hoping," Mathews said. "I'm just taking it one day at a time. When they think it's time for me to start running, then it's time to start..." October 16
Pro Football Talk "The Chargers’ ground game is set to lean on an undrafted rookie in Week Six. Veteran tailbacks Ryan Mathews (knee) and Donald Brown (concussion) have been declared out of Sunday’s game at Oakland, according to the team’s injury report. This leaves first-year player Branden Oliver in line to get..." October 10
San Diego Union-Tribune "Few topics can quiet a celebratory locker room. On Sunday, Ryan Mathews was one. The Chargers running back was carted off the field with a right knee injury. The early prognosis is he suffered a sprained medial collateral ligament, a source said following a 30-21 win over Seattle. It is..." September 15
San Diego Union-Tribune "An MCL sprain can sideline a player anywhere from a minimal amount to eight weeks. For Ryan Mathews, the timetable appears to fall somewhere in between. A recent MRI has confirmed a sprained MCL for the Chargers running back, and he is expected to miss four to five weeks, according to the..." September 15
Pro Football Talk "The Chargers bucked the recent trends with running backs by signing Donald Brown to a three-year, $10.4 million deal shortly after the start of free agency last week. The urgency of the move suggests that Telesco has fond memories of Brown from their shared time with the Colts and raised..." March 20
San Diego Union-Tribune "A high ankle sprain carries a four-to-six week recovery timetable. Ryan Mathews didn't miss one game. The Chargers running back was clearly hobbled in the team's two playoff contests, not playing in the second half Sunday of a 27-20 loss to the Broncos. While Mathews declined to confirm,..." January 13
Mike McCoy said Ryan Mathews (ankle) was on same practice regiment as in previous weeks. He's not. Mathews not working today.
San Diego Union-Tribune "Chargers center Nick Hardwick, cleared by the team's medical staff and an independent doctor as part of the NFL's concussion protocol, returned to practice on Friday. Ryan Mathews (ankle) was absent from practice. He hasn't practiced this week. Last Sunday in the 27-10 playoff victory over the..." January 10
San Diego Union-Tribune "Ryan Mathews did what he could Sunday. An ankle injury that's slowed him the past two weeks could be played on for so long. He was out most of the second half. Late, the Chargers had to turn to Ronnie Brown. His long run sealed the win. The 32-year-old followed excellent interior blocking..." January 06
Ryan Mathews (ankle) not practicing today. Likely rest. Didn't practice last Wednesday or Thursday. Rushed for career-high 144 yards Sunday.
Ryan Mathews (ankle) and Eddie Royal (toe) not practicing today for Chargers.
Mike McCoy on Ryan Mathews (ankle): "I expect him to play. It's as simple as that."
Ryan Mathews (foot) a full participant in practice. Was rested Wednesday as limited participant.
Ryan Mathews practicing today. Good sign for Sunday availability. Chargers running back rested hamstring Wednesday.
NFL.com "The San Diego Chargers expect to have their leading rusher on the field for Monday night's meeting with the Indianapolis Colts. Ryan Mathews practiced fully Saturday and was listed as probable after leaving Sunday night's loss to the Oakland Raiders with a concussion the team announced. The..." October 12
Ryan Mathews (concussion) has not been medically cleared. Exited Sunday's game vs. Raiders. Not practicing today.
San Diego Union-Tribune "Chargers running back Ryan Mathews was not arrested Sunday night, San Diego police said Monday morning, contrary to a report alleging his involvement in a fight outside a San Diego night club. The officer confirmed an Examiner.com report of an 8:30 p.m. fight outside Side Bar, located in the..." July 01
The Examiner "San Diego Chargers running back Ryan Mathews was arrested Jun. 30 at 8:45pm outside an up-scale San Diego nightclub, One witness, David Nieto aka Dj Wired, reported seeing a group of five Hispanic males inside the club proceed to speak to Mathews and another black male. All men including Mathews..." July 01
ESPN.com "San Diego Chargers running back Ryan Mathews says he's been the target of cruel messages on Twitter, according to a report by the San Diego Union-Tribune. "I've had people say they hope me and my mom get AIDS and die," Mathews told the newspaper, offering an example of the multitude of hateful..." June 14
San Diego Union-Tribune "We have reason to be disappointed in Ryan Mathews. But not angry. Certainly not this angry. “I’ve had people say they hope me and my mom get AIDS and die,” Mathews said, offering an example of the multitude of hateful messages he has received via Twitter. The vocal minority that trolls..." June 13
NFL.com "The San Diego Chargers basically tuned out Norv Turner last year. That's what led to the 7-9 record, according to Chargers running back Ryan Mathews. "I think we were just complacent," Mathews said Friday on 'NFL AM.' "The time that we spent there -- we spent a lot of time there -- it was the..." March 29
San Diego Union-Tribune "As the new Chargers braintrust tells it to the U-T, they believe in Ryan Mathews. But Tom Telesco also will look to draft or sign another back. This is a smart move--and an obvious one. Mathews, 25, still could be a frontline back. Just two years ago, he ran for 1,091 yards (4.9 per carry)...." February 23