Posted December 19, 2012

Chargers place Ryan Mathews, Malcom Floyd on IR

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Chargers running back Ryan Mathews was placed on IR with an injured collarbone. (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Chargers running back Ryan Mathews was placed on IR with an injured collarbone. (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

The San Diego Chargers placed running back Ryan Mathews and wide receiver Malcom Floyd on injured reserve on Tuesday, the team announced.

The team also placed right tackle Reggie Wells on the injured-reserved list.

Mathews injured his collarbone in a 31-7 loss to the Carolina Panthers on Sunday. It was the second time he injured the collarbone this year. Mathews, in his third season with team, had 707 yards on 184 carries this season.

Floyd was also injured in the Panthers game when he rolled his ankle late in the game.  Floyd had 56 catches for 814 yards and five touchdowns this season.


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