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2010 Revisited: Was Ryno Right Pick?

RB Ryan Mathews (Stephen Dunn/Getty)

The Chargers ran for just 1,461 yards in 2012, the team's second-lowest output since 2000, the year before San Diego drafted LaDainian Tomlinson. Is the 2010 trade-up for Ryan Mathews to blame for these middling stats? We take a look back at the 2010 draft class and see where Mathews stacks up against the rest of the running backs.

With Ryan Mathews failing to live up to the hype in his three-year career, questions are starting to arise as whether the team should part ways with the former first-round pick. Many Chargers fans are calling Mathews a bust, but how does he compare to his fellow classmates from 2010? Were the Chargers right to draft Mathews? Some back-story: San Diego entered the 2010 season with a backfield... Recommended Stories