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Mathews’ Chargers win out in battle of Fresno State greats

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In a showdown of two former Fresno State and Central Section greats, Ryan Mathews’ San Diego Chargers defeated Derek Carr’s Oakland Raiders, 13-6, on Sunday in San Diego.

Mathews, a West High graduate, rushed for 70 yards on 16 carries in the contest.

The performance was Mathews’ first game back in more than two months and just his third game he’s played this season.

Carr, a Bakersfield Christian graduate, went 16-for-34 for 172 yards, no touchdowns and no interceptions in the game and he was sacked twice for 10 yards.

Carr has completed 59.8 percent of his pass this year and leads all rookies with 2,075 passing yards. His touchdown-to-interception ratio is 13-to-9.

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