Ryan Mathews

Sports Injury Predictor

Ryan Mathews Player Overview

Mathews has had 20 documented injuries in his NFL career, and has only once played a full 16 games in his 7 seasons. Mathews hasn’t had more than 170 touches in any season since 2013 — but is a regular on the injury report. He's beyond his prime and won’t be more than a backup in 2017.

Preseason

Chance of Injury in 2019: question mark 40.4%
Chance of Injury per Game: question mark 3.2%
Projected Games missed for 2019: question mark 2.9
Durability: question mark 4

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Ryan Mathews Injury History

Date League Injury Details
Dec 22, 2016 NFL Cervical Spine Disc Hernia Originally thought to be a stinger, Mathews was diagnosed with a herniated disc. The herniation was between Mathews' C6 and C7 vertebra and required surgery in late December or early January. He wasn't medically cleared until mid-August.
Nov 20, 2016 NFL Knee MCL Sprain Grade 2 Mathews landed funny on his knee, forcing him out of the game and practice the following week.
Jul 27, 2016 NFL Pedal Ankle Sprain/Pull Unspecified Grade 1 Mathews had a sprained ankle for a week in training camp.
Nov 15, 2015 NFL Head Cranial Concussion Grade 2 Mathews went down in Week 10 with a concussion and missed the following 3 games.
Oct 19, 2015 NFL Inguinal Groin Sports Hernia Mathews underwent groin surgery in January, 2016 to repair a sports hernia he played with for most of the season.
Dec 7, 2014 NFL Pedal Ankle Sprain Grade 2 Mathews missed the final 3 games of the season.
Sep 14, 2014 NFL Knee MCL Sprain Grade 2 Mathews went down in Week 2 and missed the next 7 games.
Oct 6, 2013 NFL Head Cranial Concussion Grade 1 Mathews cleared the concussion protocol quickly and avoided missing Week 6.
Dec 16, 2012 NFL Shoulder Clavicle Fracture After breaking his right collarbone in the preseason, Mathews broke the left in Week 15.
Aug 9, 2012 NFL Shoulder Clavicle Fracture Mathews missed 2 regular season games.
Dec 29, 2011 NFL Leg Calf Strain Mathews suffered a setback in practice and missed Week 17.
Oct 31, 2011 NFL Inguinal Groin Pull Grade 1 Mathews missed 1 game.
Oct 9, 2011 NFL Leg Calf Strain Mathews was in and out of a Week 5 game against Denver. He was ready to play following a Week 6 bye.
Nov 7, 2010 NFL Pedal Ankle (high) Sprain Grade 3 Mathews re-aggravated his ankle and sat out 3 more games.
Sep 19, 2010 NFL Pedal Ankle (high) Sprain Grade 3 Mathews missed 1 game.
Nov 14, 2009 Non-NFL Head Cranial Concussion Grade 1 Mathews missed 1 game.
Sep 27, 2008 Non-NFL Knee Patella Sprain
Nov 30, 2007 Non-NFL Shoulder A/C Joint Sprain Mathews suffered the injury against New Mexico State on November 30.