UPDATE: Chargers RB Ryan Mathews says 'no doubt' he will play in Week One
What are you looking for?
Latest NFL News and Rumors...

Andrew Abramson of the Palm Beach Post wrote Friday that Dolphins wide receivers Brian Hartline and Brandon Gibson are exp... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
ESPN's Dan Graziano wrote in his Saturday mailbag column that the Giants "are hearing good things" about running... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
The Raiders have already said publicly that quarterback Terrelle Pryor ... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
Chris Johnson admitted before last season he "didn't like" that the Titans signed Shonn Greene and said, ... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
Robert Griffin III may have been "All In for Week 1" last year, but it's clear that he wasn't his usual self. Hi... [read more] [All News & Rumors]

UPDATE: Chargers RB Ryan Mathews says 'no doubt' he will play in Week One

After sustaining a fractured clavicle, the initial reports said San Diego Chargers running back Ryan Mathews @rmathews24 would be out four to six weeks. Yesterday, a third-party doctor told NFL.com that on average, fractured clavicles usually took, on average, 8.8 weeks to recover from. Now, Mathews told XTRA Sports 1360 that he has "no doubt" that he will be ready to play in Week One. He noted that he's out of his sling and feels he's already ahead of schedule.

Fantasy Analysis:

In our ongoing, daily updates concerning Mathews, fantasy owners have to take this thing one day at a time. One day it's four weeks, then eight weeks and so on. In all likelihood, Mathews will be listed as questionable for Week One and will be a game-time decision. Right before kickoff, they'll announce that he's either playing or he isn't. Until then, a lot of this news is generated simply because there is a demand for it and people are talking about it.

Pro Football Talk

2 Comments | Add Yours

probably ranked to high considering he is injury prone .No doubt about the" want to"

Posted by:
markdanley 08/18/12 07:28 PM

My money is on him coming back too soon and having a major setback. Let someone else waste the pick.

Posted by:
GBPacker 08/21/12 09:44 PM

You must login in order to comment:

If you do not have an account yet, register here -- it's free

Warning: You don't have cookies enabled in your internet broswer. Without cookies, you will not be able to login. Some web browsers allow cookies to be managed on a per-site basis.

News Archive
NFL News Feed: XML Feed
Subscribe to FFToolbox NFL News and Rumors by Email
Matt De Lima -
Follow on Twitter
White Plains, MD
FFToolbox Fantasy Football Writer since 2010
Matt is a football field. He is a published sportswriter who contributes here at FFToolbox.com, 4for4.com and many other sports sites. His concise and straightforward fantasy expertise has been featured here since 2010. Follow him on Twitter (@mattkdelima) to talk sports and engage in some personalized fantasy discussion.
Partner of USA TODAY Sports Digital Properties