San Diego Chargers FB Le'Ron McClain, TE Randy McMichael, WR Eddie Royal, OT Jared Gaither and OT Jeromey Clary could be candidates to be released this offseason.
Chargers | Running game goes nowhere fast
9.11.2012 1:51:29 AM EST
San Diego Chargers RB Curtis Brinkley carried 10 times for just 12 yards in Week 1 against the Oakland Raiders Monday, Sept. 10. He and WR Eddie Royal actually led the team in rushing yardage. RB Ronnie Brown carried five times for just five yards, while FB Le'Ron McClain had two carries for five yards. The team obviously missed RB Ryan Mathews (clavicle), who was inactive.
Chargers | To use RB committee
8.12.2012 11:44:58 PM EST
San Diego Chargers head coach Norv Turner indicated Sunday, Aug. 12, that the team will use a running back by committee approach until RB Ryan Mathews (clavicle) is healthy enough to return. 'Right now, it'd probably be a mix' between RBs Ronnie Brown, Le'Ron McClain and Curtis Brinkley.
Chargers | Trio of RBs to get long look
8.10.2012 11:05:04 PM EST
San Diego Chargers head coach Norv Turner said Friday, Aug. 10, that he did not anticipate the team bringing in a running back with RB Ryan Mathews (clavicle) sidelined four to six weeks. That means RBs Jackie Battle, Curtis Brinkley, Ronnie Brown and FB Le'Ron McClain are likely to shoulder the load during the remaining preseason games.
Chargers | Two favorites for complementary touches at RB
7.20.2012 11:59:42 PM EST
San Diego Chargers RB Ronnie Brown and FB Le'Ron McClain are considered the favorites for complementary touches behind starting RB Ryan Mathews heading into training camp and the preseason.
Chargers | Edwin Baker, Le'Ron McClain in mix for carries
6.26.2012 10:11:25 PM EST
San Diego Chargers RB Ryan Mathews is the unquestioned starting tailback, but it gets murky after that on the depth chart. RB Ronnie Brown is viewed as being at the tail end of his career. Brown will try to hold off RB Curtis Brinkley for the primary backup role behind Mathews. RB Edwin Baker and FB Le'Ron McClain will also be in the mix for carries.
Chargers | Ryan Mathews frontrunner for third down role
6.1.2012 4:20:50 PM EST
San Diego Chargers head coach Norv Turner said RB Ryan Mathews appears to be the frontrunner for the third-down running back role entering training camp. RB Curtis Brinkley and FB Le'Ron McClain could also be options for the role.
Chargers | Le'Ron McClain to open holes for Ryan Mathews
3.16.2012 1:35:07 PM EST
The main role for FB Le'Ron McClain will be to clear space for third-year RB Ryan Mathews. McClain has shown he can be a solid receiver and runner, too.
Chargers | Le'Ron McClain contract details
3.15.2012 12:28:55 PM EST
Updating previous reports, San Diego Chargers FB Le'Ron McClain received a three-year, $8.25 million deal.
Chargers | Le'Ron McClain to sign three-year deal
3.14.2012 7:20:44 PM EST
The San Diego Chargers agreed to terms with free-agent FB Le'Ron McClain (Ravens) Wednesday, March 14, on a three-year deal, according to a league source with knowledge of the situation. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.