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Contrary to report, Ryan Mathews not arrested

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While there were some dubiously sourced reports floating around the internet this morning, Chargers running back Ryan Mathews apparently has not been arrested.

According to U-T San Diego, Mathews was not involved in an alleged bar fight. PFT has separately confirmed he was not arrested by the SDPD, and there’s also no indication of an arrest of anyone named Ryan Mathews in San Diego County’s online jail record.

“We can say that he was definitely not arrested by SDPD,” San Diego Police Department Sgt. Robin Rose told U-T San Diego, “but there might have been a separate arrest that lead to that [report]. . . . It was not Ryan Mathews.”

The officer did confirm that there was a fight outside a nightclub, and that someone not Mathews was arrested, but did not release that person’s name.

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26 Responses to “Contrary to report, Ryan Mathews not arrested”
  1. billymccloskey says: Jul 1, 2013 11:15 AM

    He’s in LA

  2. dsimp724 says: Jul 1, 2013 11:24 AM

    Well that’s a first nfl player not arrested outside a club

  3. dabears7190 says: Jul 1, 2013 11:25 AM

    Glad we got that all sorted out…..

  4. upperdecker19 says: Jul 1, 2013 11:27 AM

    Just like during the season…..when there’s conflict, he has mysteriously disappeared.

  5. chargersdiehard says: Jul 1, 2013 11:31 AM

    But he will be knocking fools out this year! Super bowl bound!

  6. tombradyswig says: Jul 1, 2013 11:36 AM

    he should be arrested to being a crappy RB!!

  7. commonsensedude says: Jul 1, 2013 11:41 AM

    Wow, even the number of fake arrests in the NFL are up this week.

  8. nflgiant says: Jul 1, 2013 11:43 AM

    Ryan Mathews,oh yea he plays sometimes for the Chargers or ?I think he still plays,dosen’t he?

  9. oldbyrd says: Jul 1, 2013 11:44 AM

    He’s in a Russian airport.

  10. 23chameleons says: Jul 1, 2013 11:46 AM

    Check the ER. I think he collided with a butterfly and broke every bone in his body. The butterfly was unharmed …

  11. ctiggs says: Jul 1, 2013 11:48 AM

    I heard he tried to take a swing, but blew out his knee, arm and shoulder in the process.

  12. xgarcia22 says: Jul 1, 2013 11:52 AM

    And that’s why they are called the Chargers…

  13. Rick Spielman is a Magician says: Jul 1, 2013 11:52 AM

    It’s getting to be where it’s more newworthy to report on what NFL players haven’t been arrested.

  14. schmitty2 says: Jul 1, 2013 11:53 AM

    Everyone knew it wasn’t true since he doesn’t like contact.

  15. dublindemonszfl says: Jul 1, 2013 11:58 AM

    If there was a fight outide a nite club Mathews would have lost, as he cannot take a hit.

  16. sundaymorningwood says: Jul 1, 2013 11:59 AM

    The only crime committed here is the $ he owes the chargers for poor performance.

  17. bhunter76 says: Jul 1, 2013 12:10 PM

    Funny how NFL players NOT getting arrested has become a headline.

  18. fearthehoody says: Jul 1, 2013 12:11 PM

    Hes Franklin Guitierez soft!

  19. hedleykow says: Jul 1, 2013 12:17 PM

    Is PFT trying to make the case that officially it is now easier to report which players have NOT been arrested?

  20. JC says: Jul 1, 2013 12:21 PM

    Why do grown men feel the need to go to a club? Time to grow up fellers.

  21. buddysguys says: Jul 1, 2013 12:24 PM

    was it on TMZ? If not it aint true…

  22. grimmlock42 says: Jul 1, 2013 1:02 PM

    Thank you PFT for clearing the good name of Ryan Mathews. What would us raider fans do without him. May his fumbling and inability to find the first down marker continue to lead the chargers for many years to come.

  23. bennyb82 says: Jul 1, 2013 1:12 PM

    Though Ryan Matthews was not arrested, he was treated at a local hospital for minor bruises and is expected to be out for 6 months.

  24. warhawk137 says: Jul 1, 2013 2:34 PM

    BREAKING NEWS: NFL player not arrested.

    Details at 11.

  25. ColtsWinColtsWin!! says: Jul 1, 2013 3:53 PM

    And Roger Goodell swallows another half gallon of pepto Bismol.

  26. thejuddstir says: Jul 1, 2013 4:47 PM

    If Ryan Matthews was involved in a bar fight, it had to have been “Ladies Nite Out” at the bar.

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