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By Matthew O'Connor, Chargers Correspondent, Tue, Aug 5th 2:32pm EDT

Newly acquired running back Donald Brown spoke to the media Tuesday and said that "The hot hand will play" when asked about playing time. (Source:

Fantasy Impact: If true it looks like San Diego will be a running back by committee situation. This will prove particularly frustrating for fantasy owners as there will be a lot of uncertainty as to who will get enough touches to be relevant. It may be likely that everything will be split evenly between the three, Brown, Ryan Mathews and Danny Woodhead, leaving none of the running backs particularly useful.

The New York Times | Aug 23rd
Would see the early down work if Mathews goes down.
Win My Fantasy League | Aug 23rd
Donald Brown will be the early-down backup in San Diego behind Ryan Mathews and also figures to be Danny WoodheadÂ’s backup as the third down back meaning he will be fantasy relevant if either runner suffers an injury this season.
The Football Girl | Aug 22nd
After a strong 2013 campaign, he joins a better run-blocking team as a backup.
FFLockerRoom | Aug 20th
Donald Brown has signed with the San Diego Chargers in a now muddled situation. Not sure what the Bolts are thinking but Brown is behind Mathews.
Fantasy Football Maniax | Aug 19th
Donald Brown played well enough this year to garner a contract with San Diego in free agency, but RB Ryan Matthews is still the lead back and it remains to be seen what his role with be there with Woodhead being the third down back.