Looking Ahead: Charting the Chargers Runningbacks

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September 14, 2011 at 11:56am ET

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As we start looking ahead to Sunday's game against San Deigo, here's a breakdown of how Chargers runningbacks Mike Tolbert and Ryan Mathews performed this past Sunday against Minnesota:

Stats For Mike Tolbert vs. Minnesota 9/11/2011

Carry List:

1st Attempt) 1st Down: 3-yards - middle
2nd Attempt) 2nd Down: 2-yards - middle
3rd Attempt) 1st Down: 1-yard - middle
4th Attempt) 2nd Down: 3-yards - left
5th Attempt) 1st Down: 1-yards - left
6th Attempt) 1st Down: 4-yards - middle
7th Attempt) 1st Down: 2-yards - middle
8th Attempt) 1st Down: 7-yards - middle
9th Attempt) 2nd Down: 13-yards - middle
10th Attempt) 1st Down: -1 yards - middle
11th Attempt) 1st Down: No Gain - right
12th Attempt) 1st Down: No Gain - middle

Final Rushing Stats Against Minnesota: 12 carries, 35 yards, 1 TD (2.9 avg)

Number of Rushes to the Left: 2-carries, 4-yards (2.0 avg)
Number of Rushes to the Middle: 9-carries, 31-yards (3.4 avg)
Number of Rushes to the Right: 1-carry, 0-yards (0.0 avg)

Number of 1st Down Carries: 9-carries, 17-yards, 1 TD
Number of 2nd Down Carries: 3-carries, 18-yards
Number of 3rd Down Carries: 0-carries,  0-yards
Number of 4th Down Carries: 0-carries,  0-yards

Total Number of Attempts Based on Gained Yards:

Negative gains - 1
No gain - 2
1-2 yards - 4
3-5 yards – 3
6-8 yards – 1
9-10 yards – 0
Over 10 yards – 1

LONGEST GAIN: 13-Yards On a 2nd Down attempt up the Middle in the 4th QTR

RECEIVING STATS:

Number of 1st Down Receptions: 3-catches, 25-yards, 1TD
Number of 2nd Down Receptions:
4-catches, 23-yards, 1 TD
Number of 3rd Down Receptions:
2-catches, 10-yards
Number of 4th Down Receptions:
0-catches, 0-yards

TOTAL STATS: 9-catches, 58-yards, 2 TD's

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Stats For Ryan Mathews vs. Minnesota 9/11/2011

Carry List:

1st Attempt) 1st Down: 1- yard - middle
2nd Attempt) 2nd Down: 2-yards - left
3rd Attempt) 1st Down: 21-yard - middle
4th Attempt) 1st Down: 2-yards - middle
5th Attempt) 1st Down: -1 yards - right
6th Attempt) 1st Down: -2 yards - right
7th Attempt) 1st Down: 3-yards - middle
8th Attempt) 2nd Down: 7-yards - middle
9th Attempt) 1st Down: -1 yards - middle
10th Attempt) 1st Down: 11-yards - middle
11th Attempt) 1st Down: 0-yards - middle
12th Attempt) 2nd Down: 2-yards - middle

Final Rushing Stats Against Minnesota: 12 carries, 45 yards  (3.8 avg)

Number of Rushes to the Left: 1-carry, 2 yards (2.0 avg)
Number of Rushes to the Middle: 9-carries, 46-yards (5.1 avg)
Number of Rushes to the Right: 2-carries, -3 yards (-1.5 avg)

Number of 1st Down Carries: 9-carries, 34-yards
Number of 2nd Down Carries: 3-carries, 11-yards
Number of 3rd Down Carries: 0-carries,  0-yards
Number of 4th Down Carries: 0-carries,  0-yards

Total Number of Attempts Based on Gained Yards:

Negative gains - 3
No gain - 1
1-2 yards - 4
3-5 yards – 1
6-8 yards – 1
9-10 yards – 0
Over 10 yards – 2

LONGEST GAIN: 21-Yards On a 1st Down attempt up the Middle in the 1st QTR

 

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