San Diego Chargers Pro Bowl Runner Ryan Mathews Has to Go?

August 22, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Ryan Mathews rolled to a Pro Bowl appearance and nearly five yards per carry last season for the San Diego Chargers, but there are some fans who feel that he needs to go.
Those fans are nuts, but you can understand their frustration. 
If Mathews doesn't make good on his promise to return by the start of the season, he'll have missed at least one game in his last six seasons going back to his college career.
He's as fragile as Fred Taylor was with the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Many people would agree that he has not even come close to replacing Charger great LaDainian Tomlinson yet.
Here's the thing, Tomlinson had a run of ill health that struck him in five of his last six seasons in San Diego. The notable exception being the 2006 season.
Tomlinson didn't miss any games, but was considerably slowed in quite a few games and completely ineffective in the playoffs at times.
Mathews has missed six of a possible 32 games in his career, but has come back at...

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