Mathews will take aim at the New York Giant defense Sunday that ranks among the top 10 against the run. He had 14 carries for 61 yards in last week’s loss to Cincinnati. He also caught five passes on six targets for 31 yards.
The longer the season wears on, the more involved in San Diego’s passing game Mathews becomes. This additional element to his game gives his value a considerable boost, given the fact he was used exclusively as a runner early in the season. He is also the back featured at the goal line.
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