Ryan Mathews has mediocre game in Week 3

San Diego Chargers running back Ryan Mathews tries to pick up yards against the Tennessee Titans - Frederick Breedon

The Chargers running back only rushed for for 58 yards and didn't score in the Week 3 loss to the Tennessee Titans. We bring you the fantasy implications here.

San Diego Chargers running back Ryan Mathews rushed for 58 yards on 16 carries and did not find the end zone in the Week 3 loss to the Tennessee Titans. Mathews led all Chargers running backs in yards, but Ronnie Brown had the only rushing score on a 1-yard touchdown run in third quarter. The Chargers had 102 rushing yards against a Titans defense that is much improved from 2012. Mathews doesn't have a rushing touchdown, but did have a receiving score in Week 1.

Fantasy impact: Mathews is getting the bulk of the carries and has managed to stay healthy thus far, but the Chargers are using a platoon at the running back position. Mathews doesn't get many looks in the passing game where the Chargers turn to Danny Woodhead, though he did have a receiving score in Week 1. Mathews doesn't have a rushing touchdown on the year. He isn't a viable fantasy option unless you play in a very deep league. The Chargers face the Dallas Cowboys in Week 4.

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