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Factoid: Austin Ekeler

Where do the Chargers go from here? They’ve got some talent, but there also needs to be some changes.   more »

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Factoid: Playoff running backs

I saw a news item yesterday talking about how there were three 1,500-yard rushers in the NFL this season, and none of their teams made the playoffs. It was making the point that having a top running back didn't necessarily translate into team success. It depends how you look at it.   more »

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Jan
2

Ekeler leads Chargers vs. Rams

Los Angeles Chargers running back AUSTIN EKELER made fantasy owners proud in Sunday’s game against the Los Angeles Rams. Ekeler turned 14 total touches into 161 yards from scrimmage and 2More touchdowns. Ekeler had the longest run of his career on a second quarter 72-yard touchdown run. He also became the third running back to make at least 100 catches and score at least 15 touchdowns from scrimmage in a single season, joining LaDainian Tomlinson and Christian McCaffrey. Less

Source: Team Blog

Ask the Experts: Who is, and will be, the fantasy MVP?

ASK THE EXPERTS appears weekly from training camp through the Super Bowl with answers to a new question being posted Thursday morning. How the guest experts responded when we asked them: Who was the first-half fantasy MVP? Who will be the second?  more »

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Oct
10

Chargers RB Ekeler continues to roll

Los Angeles Chargers running back AUSTIN EKELER carried his momentum from last week’s three-touchdown performance into Sunday’s game against the Cleveland Browns. Ekeler looked like his usual self against the Browns,More finishing with nearly 200 yards from scrimmage on just 19 touches. Ekeler added a rushing and a receiving touchdown as well. Less

Source: Team Blog

Oct
3

Chargers RB Ekeler shines with 3 touchdowns vs. Texans

Los Angeles Chargers running back AUSTIN EKELER scored 3 touchdowns in Sunday’s win over the Houston Texans. After scoring 20 touchdowns last season, Ekeler went the first three weeks of thisMore season without finding the end zone. That all changed against the Texans, as Ekeler rushed for 2 touchdowns and caught a touchdown for his third of the game. Less

Source: Team Website

Podcast: September 15 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast

Ian Allan and Justin Eleff review the lows and other lows of Week 1 of the NFL regular season, then look ahead to Thursday's AFC West showdown. Sponsored by Fantasy Index Weekly.  more »

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Sep
1

Chargers sign veteran RB Michel

The Los Angeles Chargers signed veteran running back SONY MICHEL on Wednesday, following his release earlier in the week by the Miami Dolphins. The Chargers released running back LARRY ROUNDTREE IIIMore to make room for Michel on the roster. Michel joins third-year pro JOSHUA KELLEY and rookie rusher ISAIAH SPILLER behind starting running back AUSTIN EKELER. Less

Source: Los Angeles Times

Factoid: Older running backs

A lot of the top running back prospects are older guys – not ancient, but guys in the second halves of their careers. That makes me nervous, with it tending to be a younger man’s position.  more »

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Dec
29

Chargers RB Ekeler ready to roll

The Los Angeles Chargers officially activated starting running back AUSTIN EKELER from the Covid-19 Reserve list and he is expected to play on Sunday against the Denver Broncos. Backup running backMore JUSTIN JACKSON returns to the fantasy bench after filling in admirably when Ekeler missed last weekend’s game against the Houston Texans. Less

Source: Team Blog

Around the NFL: Early COVID concerns

Just hours after Week 15 ended, we can start worrying about which players will be in or out for Week 16. Thus far we're getting some big names moving on and off the COVID lists -- as well as some players who've fallen victim to some hazy reporting.   more »

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Dec
21

Chargers Bosa to Covid-19 Reserve list, out for Sunday

The Los Angeles Chargers placed star defender JOEY BOSA on the Covid-19 Reserve list and have already ruled him out for Sunday’s Week #16 game against the Houston Texans. Running backMore AUSTIN EKELER was also added to the list, but he is listed as day-to-day and could be available for the game against the Texans. Stay tuned on Ekeler, fantasy owners. Less

Source: Team Blog

Dec
16

Chargers RB Ekeler now questionable for TNF

Just a day after Los Angeles Chargers head coach Brandon Staley downplayed running back AUSTIN EKELER’s injury, the star running back’s status appears less certain. The Chargers handed in their finalMore injury report for tonight’s game against Kansas City and Ekeler is now listed as questionable. Ekeler was on the injury report with an ankle injury last week and aggravated that injury during Sunday’s game against the New York Giants. Ekeler has been limited in practice the last two days. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Dec
14

Chargers RB Ekeler, WR Allen expected back

Los Angeles Chargers head coach Brandon Staley had some good news for fantasy owners on Monday. Star running back AUSTIN EKELER left Sunday’s game with an ankle injury, but Staley saidMore that the injury is “nothing major” and that Ekeler is expected back at practice this week. Staley also said that wide receiver KEENAN ALLEN is expected to play this week. Allen missed last week’s game after being placed on the Covid-19 Reserve list. The Chargers host Kansas City this week on Thursday Night Football. Less

Source: Team Blog

Ask the Experts: Who will be best in fantasy playoffs?

ASK THE EXPERTS appears weekly from training camp through the Super Bowl with answers to a new question being posted Thursday morning. How the guest experts responded when we asked them: Which one player would you most like to roster for the fantasy playoffs?  more »

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