Donald Brown
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By Eric Zakrevsky, Chargers Correspondent, Mon, Sep 15th 8:49am EDT

Donald Brown had 5 of his 10 touches after Ryan Mathews went down with a knee injury. Early reports suggest that Mathews has a sprained MCL and could miss at least 4 weeks. (Source: UT San Diego)

Fantasy Impact: Going forward Brown and Woodhead should split the touches. Mathews owners should be picking up Brown especially with Woodhead already being owned in most leagues.

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.

Fantasy Football Maniax | Sep 21st
Brown has good flex appeal this week, he will be handling the running duties in Ryan Matthews absence.
Breaking Football | Sep 21st
Mathews out, so much more enhanced role in week three gives him upside.
Hatty Waiver Wire Guru | Sep 21st
Brown has solid upside taking Mathews place
FFLockerRoom | Sep 21st
With Ryan Mathews out for a while, Donald Brown will get his first chance at the starting gig in San Diego.
Breaking Football | Sep 16th
What was the main reason that fantasy players didn’t draft San Diego Chargers running back Ryan Matthews last year? Oh yeah, because he was always hurt. Last season Matthews put up a highly successful campaign, without injury. This immediately made fantasy-ites forget about that. Then Sunday, came and we were all reminded of why Matthews was such a risky pick. Matthews suffered a sprained MC...
RotoBaller | Sep 16th
BALLER MOVE: Add in All Leagues Owned in 14% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: Well, another week of NFL action, and another week of injuries. It’s the name of the game that we play as fantasy football owners. For those of you (us) that are the unfortunate owners of Ryan Mathews, it was not very enjoyable to see him leave […]