December 16, 2012; San Diego, CA, USA; San Diego Chargers running back Ryan Mathews (24) is tackled by Carolina Panthers defensive back Josh Thomas (22) after running for a first down during the second quarter at Qualcomm Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

Reports Of Ryan Mathews Arrest Not True

There were reports that went out last night of Ryan Mathews getting caught up in an incident downtown with him getting arrested, but according to the UT, those reports are not true.  Another man was arrested after a fight outside of Side Bar in downtown and Mathews was not involved.

“We can say that he was definitely not arrested by SDPD,” Rose said, “but there might have been a separate arrest that lead to that (report). … It was not Ryan Mathews.”

Could you imagine the drama that could have come of his arrest? People are already frustrated about his lack of performance and injuries. People still remember when he got in a car accident late in Point Loma. An arrest downtown would have just added to the fans frustrations.
I am happy that he didn’t get into any mess this weekend. We just need to stay out of the news right now. Any news that comes out during this time of the year is usually bad news.

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  • ChargerGirl Cindi

    Thank goodness. We do not need this kind of drama.

  • Peter Thompson

    27 NFL players have been arrested since the Superbowl.. glad RM24 wasn’t the 28th.. sheesh. Can we just stay out of the Gaslamp, folks? I know they are on vacation, but there are tons of other ways to party than the drunken mess that happens down there most weekends.

  • Pels04

    I hadnt heard about this… heart kinda skipped a beat when i first read the title. Thank you baby jesus

  • Adam

    I was SO scared at first…I want him to succeed SO bad this year…I’m just glad it’s not true. But before it was confirmed false, my second thought was, boy that was sure unselfish of RM. He knows how hard it is for writers in the offseason, and he was just trying to give Ernie the hookup.

    • Ernie Padaon


  • OaklandSuperCharger

    I knew the reports weren’t true when they didn’t mention anything about him being injured.

    • blackroseMD1

      I laughed.

    • 619chargers4life


    • arnie

      LOL Good one! LOL C-O-W material….

  • Stefanie Smith

    Channel 10 was flapping its trap that Matthews was arrested but waffled a bit bu the end of their news report.

    • Ernie Padaon

      they screwed that one up

  • arnie

    When I first heard the news, I fell over laughing.

  • blu3ny3llow

    Cant get arrested at home playing video games…

    • Ernie Padaon


    • Cgoodness13

      Well If They are pirated…..