On Now
Coming Up
  • Tue., Apr. 22, 2014 6:00AM PDT First Day Players Return Players return to Chargers Park to begin the offseason workout program.
  • Fri., May. 02, 2014 11:00AM - 1:30PM PDT STAR-PAL Celebrity Waiter Luncheon Local celebrities and Chargers players team up to help STAR/PAL raise money for San Diego's underserved youth as they offer their services colecting tips as "celebrity waiters."
  • Thu., May. 08, 2014 5:00PM PDT NFL Draft - Round 1 The 2014 NFL Draft will be held May 8 through 10 at Radio City Music Hall in New York.
  • Fri., May. 09, 2014 5:00PM PDT NFL Draft - Rounds 2-3 The 2014 NFL Draft will be held May 8 through 10 at Radio City Music Hall in New York.
  • Sat., May. 10, 2014 1:00PM PDT NFL Draft - Rounds 4-7 The 2014 NFL Draft will be held May 8 through 10 at Radio City Music Hall in New York.
  • Tue., May. 27, 2014 6:00AM PDT OTA Offseason Workout The Chargers begin organized team practice activity.
  • Wed., May. 28, 2014 6:00AM PDT OTA Offseason Workout The Chargers resume organized team practice activity.
  • Thu., May. 29, 2014 6:00AM PDT OTA Offseason Workout The Chargers resume organized team practice activity.
  • Mon., Jun. 02, 2014 6:00AM PDT OTA Offseason Workout The Chargers resume organized team practice activity.
  • Tue., Jun. 03, 2014 6:00AM PDT OTA Offseason Workout The Chargers resume organized team practice activity.

News

Print
RSS

Help Mathews Win FedEx Ground Player of Week

Posted Dec 30, 2013

After a career day, Ryan Mathews is nominated for the FedEx Ground Player of the Week.


Ryan Mathews headed into the season with quite a few critics and he ended it by silencing them all.

By the end, they were singing his praises.

The fourth-year rusher turned in the eighth best season by a running back in Chargers history, rushing for 1,255 yards. That included a career-high 144 yard day on Sunday that has him nominated for this week’s FedEx Ground Player of the Week. Averaging exactly 6.0 yards per carry, Mathews punished the opponents on his way to his sixth 100-yard rushing day of the season. 

Still, when asked how it felt to have a career day in what has been a career year, the running back was quick to credit his offensive line for making it all possible.

“It was fun out there, but I can’t take all the credit,” he said.  “The big guys up front, that’s what it is. You will have to ask them too how it feels. For me, it’s a good feeling.”

Be sure to vote Mathews for FedEx Ground Player of the Week.

Then, watch his 44-yard run below as well as hear from the man himself.


Now, you can stay in touch with the team anytime, anywhere, on your mobile device with the official app of the San Diego Chargers.
Add Your Comment:

Guidelines: Please keep your comments relevant to the topic and appropriate. Abusive or combatant comments towards other fans will not be tolerated and will be removed from display on this site. Use the "Report Abuse" link to help keep the Chargers community at its best.