Reasons Why Ryan Mathews Will Make Offense Better

By Ernie Padaon
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Sep 8, 2014; Glendale, AZ, USA; San Diego Chargers running back Ryan Mathews (24) carries the ball during the first half against the Arizona Cardinals at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports

The San Diego Chargers have done well on offense despite the troubles on the offensive line and with the troubles in the running game. Branden Oliver was able to give the team some life for a couple of games in the run game, but with the return of Ryan Mathews to the lineup, we should see some added life all the way around on the offense.

Ryan Mathews is not Barry Sanders or Ladainian Tomlinson good, but he is still able to make some nice things happen when he is on the field. He should be good enough to make an impact when he returns.

Here are some ways that Ryan Mathews can help improve this offense and help this team overall.