San Diego Chargers vs Ravens: Keys to Victory

By Ernie Padaon
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Nov 16, 2014; San Diego, CA, USA; San Diego Chargers running back Ryan Mathews (24) runs the ball as Oakland Raiders outside linebacker Sio Moore (55) defends during the second quarter at Qualcomm Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports

2. Establish the run game

With Ryan Mathews back on the field, the run game has looked worlds better. The team has been able to get a little push up front and they have a little more bounce in their step with him running it behind them. They know that he can pick up some big yards with a little bit of room to work and they are making some nice holes for him.

Mathews is patient in the run game. He knows how to wait for those holes to open up and he knows what to do when it opens up for him. it has been nice seeing him on the field on offense.