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  Chargers | Austin Ekeler scores 10th TD of 2019    Mon Dec 2, 12:44 AM

Los Angeles Chargers RB Austin Ekeler caught four passes for 51 yards and a touchdown in a Week 13 loss to the Denver Broncos. Ekeler also ran the ball nine times for 16 yards.

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  Chargers | Austin Ekeler goes over 100 receiving yards    Tue Nov 19, 12:19 AM

Los Angeles Chargers RB Austin Ekeler rushed five times for 24 yards in Week 11 against the Kansas City Chiefs while adding eight grabs for a game-high 108 yards on 12 targets.

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  Chargers | Austin Ekeler scores in Week 10    Fri Nov 8, 12:34 AM

Los Angeles Chargers RB Austin Ekeler ran six times for 19 yards against the Oakland Raiders on Thursday, Nov. 7. He also caught two passes for 29 yards and a touchdown.

Footballguys view: Ekeler showed ability to get through traffic on his score and continues to be one of the most dangerous passing game weapons for the Chargers. His volume has gone down since Melvin Gordon returned, but he's still a solid RB2/Flex play against the Chiefs next week.

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  Chargers | Austin Ekeler nets 93 total yards    Sun Nov 3, 10:35 PM

Los Angeles Chargers RB Austin Ekeler rushed 12 times for 70 yards and caught all four of his targets for 23 yards in a 26-11 win over the Green Bay Packers in Week .

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  Chargers | Austin Ekeler totals five touches, TD    Sun Oct 27, 04:22 PM

Los Angeles Chargers RB Austin Ekeler rushed three times for just three yards in Week 8 against the Chicago Bears and he added two catches for 19 yards and a touchdown.

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  Chargers | Austin Ekeler a popular target    Sun Oct 20, 10:03 PM

Los Angeles Chargers RB Austin Ekeler rushed five times for seven yards and caught seven of his eight targets for 118 yards and a touchdown in a 23-20 loss to the Tennessee Titans in Week 7.

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  Chargers | Austin Ekeler held to 28 yards    Mon Oct 14, 01:08 AM

Los Angeles Chargers RB Austin Ekeler gained 14 yards on five carries against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Week 6. He also had 14 yards on three catches.

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  Chargers | Austin Ekeler catches 15 passes    Sun Oct 6, 11:51 PM

Los Angeles Chargers RB Austin Ekeler rushed three times for seven yards and caught 15 of his 17 targets for 86 yards in a 20-13 loss to the Denver Broncos in Week 5.

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  Chargers | Melvin Gordon, Austin Ekeler to split work    Fri Oct 4, 07:45 PM

Los Angeles Chargers RBs Melvin Gordon and Austin Ekeler will split carries during the Week 5 game because Gordon is not ready for a full workload, according to head coach Anthony Lynn.

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  Chargers | Austin Ekeler totals 122 yards, two TDs    Sun Sep 29, 09:24 PM

Los Angeles Chargers RB Austin Ekeler rushed 18 times for 60 yards and a touchdown in Week 4 against the Miami Dolphins and he added five grabs for 62 yards and a score.

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  Chargers | Austin Ekeler logs 81 total yards    Sun Sep 22, 11:44 PM

Los Angeles Chargers RB Austin Ekeler rushed nine times for 36 yards and caught all seven of his targets for 45 yards in a 27-20 loss to the Houston Texans in Week 3.

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  Chargers | Austin Ekeler involved in run, pass game    Sun Sep 15, 04:20 PM

Los Angeles Chargers RB Austin Ekeler rushed for 66 yards and one touchdown on 17 carries against the Detroit Lions in Week 2. He also caught six passes for 67 yards during the game.

Footballguys view: Ekeler is an elite RB1 right now with maximum passing game involvement and red zone usage. He had another score called back or his Week 2 would have been even bigger.

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  Chargers | Austin Ekeler to start    Thu Sep 5, 09:28 AM

Los Angeles Chargers RB Austin Ekeler will draw the start against the Indianapolis Colts in Week 1.

Footballguys view: Ekeler is going to be the lead back for the Chargers but they will use Justin Jackson as well. They have to use Jackson so that Ekeler doesn't get worn down. We've got Ekeler as a RB2 play in Week 1 against the Colts.

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  Chargers | Austin Ekeler has big-play knack    Fri Aug 9, 01:27 PM

Los Angeles Chargers RB Austin Ekeler gained 10 or more yards on 17.9 percent of his carries in 2018, which ranked the highest among all running backs with at least 100 carries.

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  Chargers | Austin Ekeler efficient in loss    Fri Aug 9, 01:44 AM

Los Angeles Chargers RB Austin Ekeler rushed five times for 40 yards and caught three passes for 29 yards in a 17-13 preseason loss to the Arizona Cardinals Thursday, Aug. 8. He also lost a fumble.

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  Chargers | Austin Ekeler running with starters    Fri Jul 26, 09:22 AM

Los Angeles Chargers RB Austin Ekeler ran with the first-team offense in the first practice Thursday, July 26.

Footballguys view: Ekeler will share with Justin Jackson in any games that Melvin Gordon sits out, and he's the more valuable back in PPR leagues, although Jackson's value in a Gordon-less Chargers backfield is closer to Ekeler's than ADP indicates.

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  Chargers | Austin Ekeler working on routes    Sun Jun 23, 08:13 PM

Los Angeles Chargers RB Austin Ekeler said he has focused on improving his route running during the offseason.

Footballguys view: Ekeler will remain a part of the weekly offense to have bye/injury start value in PPR leagues, but if Melvin Gordon misses time again, Justin Jackson could get as much or more work than Ekeler, so his redraft ceiling is capped.

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  Chargers | Just three touches for Austin Ekeler    Sun Jan 13, 05:17 PM

Los Angeles Chargers RB Austin Ekeler didn't have any carries while posting three grabs for 19 yards on five targets in the AFC Divisional Round playoff game against the New England Patriots on Sunday, Jan. 13.

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  Chargers | Austin Ekeler posts 43 total yards    Sun Jan 6, 04:53 PM

Los Angeles Chargers RB Austin Ekeler rushed for 29 yards on 11 carries against the Baltimore Ravens in the Wild Card playoff game. He also caught four passes for 14 yards during the game.

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  Chargers | Austin Ekeler active versus BAL    Sun Jan 6, 11:40 AM

Los Angeles Chargers RB Austin Ekeler (groin) is active for the AFC Wild-Card Game versus the Baltimore Ravens Sunday, Jan. 6, according to general manager Tom Telesco.

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  Chargers | Austin Ekeler to participate in pregame workouts    Sun Jan 6, 09:52 AM

Los Angeles Chargers RB Austin Ekeler (groin) will participate in pregame workouts before the AFC Wild-Card Game versus the Baltimore Ravens Sunday, Jan. 6, to determine if he will be able to play. He was listed as questionable on the injury report but there is optimism that he will be active, according to a source.

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  Chargers | Austin Ekeler expects to be ready    Sat Jan 5, 03:44 PM

Los Angeles Chargers RB Austin Ekeler (groin) said Saturday, Jan. 5 that he expects to play in the AFC Wild-Card Game against the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday, Jan. 6. He said his groin injury is 'very manageable.'

Footballguys view: Ekeler will serve as a backup to Melvin Gordon on Sunday. He's their change-of-pace back and can make big plays with the ball in his hands. We'll see if this groin injury bothers him in the least in the Wild Card Round.

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  Chargers | Austin Ekeler listed as questionable    Fri Jan 4, 04:14 PM

Los Angeles Chargers RB Austin Ekeler (groin) was limited during practice Friday, Jan. 4, and is listed as questionable for the Wild Card playoff game.

Footballguys view: Ekeler should be good to go and ready for more action if one of Melvin Gordon's injuries pops up again vs. the Ravens.

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  Chargers | Austin Ekeler remains limited    Thu Jan 3, 05:24 PM

Los Angeles Chargers RB Austin Ekeler (groin) was limited during practice Thursday, Jan. 3.

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  Chargers | Austin Ekeler listed as limited    Wed Jan 2, 06:24 PM

Los Angeles Chargers RB Austin Ekeler (groin) was limited during practice Wednesday, Jan. 2.

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  Chargers | Austin Ekeler finds the end zone    Sun Dec 30, 09:27 PM

Los Angeles Chargers RB Austin Ekeler rushed eight times for 58 yards and a touchdown in a 23-9 win over the Denver Broncos in Week 17.

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  Chargers | Austin Ekeler on track to play    Fri Dec 28, 05:11 PM

Los Angeles Chargers RB Austin Ekeler (neck) fully participated in practice Friday, Dec. 28, and is not on the injury report for Week 17.

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  Chargers | Week 17 injury report for LA Chargers    Fri Dec 28, 04:46 PM

Los Angeles Chargers TE Sean Culkin (back) was a limited participant in practice all week and is listed as questionable for Week 17 against the Denver Broncos. WR Keenan Allen (hip), RB Austin Ekeler (neck) and OT Russell Okung (ankle) fully participated in practice Friday, Dec. 28, and have been removed from the injury report.

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  Chargers | Austin Ekeler practices in full    Thu Dec 27, 04:54 PM

Los Angeles Chargers RB Austin Ekeler (neck) fully participated in practice Thursday, Dec. 27.

Footballguys view: Ekeler will push Justin Jackson back to the bench this week, but probably only be a desperation play with Melvin Gordon healthy again.

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  Chargers | Full practice for Austin Ekeler    Wed Dec 26, 06:11 PM

Los Angeles Chargers RB Austin Ekeler (neck) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

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  Chargers | Austin Ekeler due back for season finale    Mon Dec 24, 01:41 PM

Los Angeles Chargers RB Austin Ekeler (neck) is expected to return from a two-week absence and play in Week 17 against the Denver Broncos.

Footballguys view: Good news for Ekeler and the Chargers offense. Ekeler will serve as a change-of-pace back behind Melvin Gordon.

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  Chargers | Week 16 Los Angeles Chargers inactives    Sat Dec 22, 07:00 PM

The Los Angeles Chargers have declared TE Sean Culkin, DL T.Y. McGill, DL Anthony Lanier, RB Troymaine Pope, RB Austin Ekeler, WR Dylan Cantrell and OT Cole Toner inactive for Week 16.

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  Chargers | Austin Ekeler a no-go for Week 16    Fri Dec 21, 02:07 PM

Los Angeles Chargers RB Austin Ekeler (neck) has been ruled out for Week 16 against the Baltimore Ravens.

Footballguys view: Justin Jackson will back up Melvin Gordon, but he's only a deep desperation play this week.

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  Chargers | Austin Ekeler doubtful for Week 16    Thu Dec 20, 04:57 PM

Los Angeles Chargers RB Austin Ekeler (neck) was limited during practice Thursday, Dec. 20, and is listed as doubtful for Week 16.

Footballguys view: It looks like it will be Melvin Gordon starting with Justin Jackson backing him up on Saturday against the Ravens.

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  Chargers | Austin Ekeler remains sidelined    Wed Dec 19, 06:09 PM

Los Angeles Chargers RB Austin Ekeler (neck) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 19.

Footballguys view: Melvin Gordon should return this week for the Chargers....we're not so sure about Ekeler. Make other flex options.

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  Chargers | Austin Ekeler sits Tuesday    Tue Dec 18, 06:11 PM

Los Angeles Chargers RB Austin Ekeler (neck) was not able to practice Tuesday, Dec. 18.

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  Chargers | Austin Ekeler could be ready for Week 16    Mon Dec 17, 12:06 PM

Los Angeles Chargers RB Austin Ekeler (neck) has a 'legitimate chance' to play in Week 16 against the Baltimore Ravens, according to a source.

Footballguys view: We'll see if Ekeler can get onto the practice field at some point this week. Melvin Gordon may be able to return for the Chargers this week, and that would be a boost for the offense as they face a tough matchup against the Ravens in Week 16.

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  Chargers | Week 15 Los Angeles Chargers inactives    Thu Dec 13, 07:00 PM

The Los Angeles Chargers have declared OT Cole Toner, TE Sean Culkin, RB Melvin Gordon, RB Austin Ekeler, DL Brandon Mebane, WR Dylan Cantrell and LB Chris Landrum inactive for Week 15.

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  Chargers | Austin Ekeler not playing    Wed Dec 12, 03:30 PM

Los Angeles Chargers RB Austin Ekeler (neck, concussion) has been ruled out for Week 15.

Footballguys view: Melvin Gordon (knee) is a game-time decision for Thursday's game against the Chiefs. If he doesn't play, the Chargers have to turn to Justin Jackson as their lead back.

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  Chargers | Austin Ekeler misses practice     Tue Dec 11, 05:16 PM

Updating a previous report, Los Angeles Chargers RB Austin Ekeler (neck, concussion) was held out of practice Tuesday, Dec. 11.

Footballguys view: It was reported earlier that Ekeler is not expected to play this week. The Chargers might be rolling out Justin Jackson as their starter in Week 15 on Thursday night against the Chiefs.

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  Chargers | Austin Ekeler unlikely this week    Tue Dec 11, 11:35 AM

Los Angeles Chargers RB Austin Ekeler (concussion) is unlikely to play Thursday, Dec. 13, in Week 15.

Footballguys view: The Chargers may have their depth seriously challenged at the running back position this week. If Ekeler can't play and Melvin Gordon (knee) misses the Thursday night game against the Chiefs, Justin Jackson would get the start for the Chargers.

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  Chargers | Austin Ekeler unable to practice    Mon Dec 10, 10:17 PM

Los Angeles Chargers RB Austin Ekeler (neck, concussion) was listed as a non-participant in practice Monday, Dec. 10, a walk-through session.

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  Chargers | Monday's practice report for Bolts    Mon Dec 10, 10:15 PM

Los Angeles Chargers TE Sean Culkin (back), RB Austin Ekeler (neck, concussion), RB Melvin Gordon (knee), NT Brandon Mebane (not injury related) and CB Trevor Williams (knee) each did not practice Monday, Dec. 10. It was an estimated practice participation as the session was a walk-through.

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  Chargers | Austin Ekeler avoided concussion    Mon Dec 10, 04:01 PM

Updating previous reports, Los Angeles Chargers RB Austin Ekeler (neck) is day-to-day with a neck stinger he suffered in Week 14.

Footballguys view: Good news for the Chargers here...especially because they play on Thursday night against the Chiefs in Week 15. Reports indicate this could be the week that Melvin Gordon returns to the field after missing some time due to a knee injury. Ekeler is there to be the lead back in case Gordon does not yet return. Ekeler was also evaluated for concussion but was cleared and is not in the league's protocol.

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  Chargers | Austin Ekeler suffered a stinger    Mon Dec 10, 01:29 AM

Updating a previous report, Los Angeles Chargers RB Austin Ekeler (neck) aggravated an ongoing problem with stingers late in the game Sunday, Dec. 9, and will require further testing, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Footballguys view: We'll have to see what the test results reveal. The Chargers have Justin Jackson behind Ekeler and reports speculate that Melvin Gordon could return in Week 15 for a Thursday night matchup against the Chiefs. Stay tuned.

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  Chargers | Austin Ekeler injured late in win    Sun Dec 9, 09:49 PM

Los Angeles Chargers RB Austin Ekeler (undisclosed) suffered an unspecified injury late in the fourth quarter against the Cincinnati Bengals in Week 14. He rushed 15 times for 66 yards and a touchdown and caught two passes for 28 yards in the 26-21 win.

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  Chargers | Austin Ekeler a full participant    Fri Dec 7, 07:16 PM

Los Angeles Chargers RB Austin Ekeler (ankle) fully participated in practice Friday, Dec. 7, and is not on the injury report for Week 14.

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  Chargers | Week 14 injury report for LA Chargers    Fri Dec 7, 04:17 PM

Los Angeles Chargers RB Melvin Gordon (knee) and CB Trevor Williams (knee) did not practice Friday, Dec. 7, and have been ruled out for Week 14 against the Cincinnati Bengals. TE Sean Culkin (back) and DL Brandon Mebane (non-injury) also did not practice on Friday and are listed as doubtful. RB Austin Ekeler (ankle) and C Mike Pouncey (ankle) were full participants in practice Friday and no longer appear on the injury report.

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  Chargers | Austin Ekeler takes part in practice    Thu Dec 6, 07:09 PM

Los Angeles Chargers RB Austin Ekeler (neck) fully participated in practice Thursday, Dec. 6.

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  Chargers | Austin Ekeler a full participant    Wed Dec 5, 06:55 PM

Los Angeles Chargers RB Austin Ekeler (neck) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Dec. 5.

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