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  • RB
  • Austin Ekeler

  • Los Angeles Chargers
  • Age26
  • CollegeWestern State (CO)
  • DraftedUndrafted
Height5-10
Weight200

Preseason

Player Rankings
Overall Rank #12
High Overall Rank #5
Low Overall Rank #31
RB Rank #7
High RB Rank #5
Low RB Rank #14

Ekeler has yet to run for 600 yards in an NFL season, but he's a no-brainer RB1 anyway, thanks to some truly elite pass-game usage. Over the past three seasons, Ekeler has posted more receptions per game (4.6) than the likes of James White and Nyheim Hines â€" even more than Panthers wideout Robby Anderson. And with all due respect to White and Hines, Ekeler is no mere third-down scatback. He's also the Chargers most gifted and dependable runner, with a particularly thin depth chart below his name. Despite scoring only 3 touchdowns last year, Ekeler finished as the per-game RB11 in PPR leagues, which feels like a fair median to target for 2021. It's unlikely Joshua Kelley (3.2 yards per rush as a rookie), Justin Jackson (19 missed games over 3 years), or sixth-round rookie Larry Rountree puts much more of a dent in Ekeler's usage.

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Austin Ekeler's percentile rank in each category, among s with more than 50 fantasy points.

Week Matchup
1 @ Washington Football Team
2 vs Dallas Cowboys
3 @ Kansas City Chiefs
4 vs Las Vegas Raiders
5 vs Cleveland Browns
6 @ Baltimore Ravens
7 Bye Week
8 vs New England Patriots
9 @ Philadelphia Eagles
10 vs Minnesota Vikings
11 vs Pittsburgh Steelers
12 @ Denver Broncos
13 @ Cincinnati Bengals
14 vs New York Giants
15 vs Kansas City Chiefs
16 @ Houston Texans
17 vs Denver Broncos
18 @ Las Vegas Raiders
YR TM G RSH RushYD Y/Rush RushTD TGT REC RecYD RecTD Rank VBD ADP
2017 LAC 16 47 260 5.5 2 35 27 279 3 44
2018 LAC 14 106 554 5.2 3 53 39 404 3 27 60
2019 LAC 16 132 557 4.2 3 108 92 993 8 7 76 28
2020 LAC 10 116 530 4.6 1 65 54 403 2 36 14
2021 LAC 1 15 57 3.8 1 0 0 0 0 18 3 10
Total 57 416 1958 4.7 10 261 212 2079 16 79
YR WK OPP oSNAP RSH YD TD TARG REC YD TD
2021 1 WAS 47 15 57 1 0 0 0 0
2021 WAS 47 15 57 1 0 0 0 0
2020 1 CIN 50 19 84 0 1 1 3 0
2020 2 KC 47 16 93 0 4 4 55 0
2020 3 CAR 56 12 59 1 11 11 84 0
2020 4 TB 3 2 12 0 1 1 2 0
2020 12 BUF 60 14 44 0 16 11 85 0
2020 13 NE 43 8 36 0 9 4 32 0
2020 14 ATL 44 15 79 0 9 9 67 0
2020 15 LV 41 13 60 0 4 4 19 0
2020 16 DEN 37 10 45 0 3 3 23 1
2020 17 KC 30 7 18 0 7 6 33 1
2020 KC 411 116 530 1 65 54 403 2
2019 1 IND 48 12 58 1 7 6 96 2
2019 2 DET 49 17 66 1 6 6 67 0
2019 3 HOU 49 9 36 0 7 7 45 0
2019 4 MIA 48 18 60 1 5 5 62 1
2019 5 DEN 46 3 7 0 16 15 86 0
2019 6 PIT 28 5 14 0 4 3 14 0
2019 7 TEN 38 5 7 0 8 7 118 1
2019 8 CHI 24 3 3 0 3 2 19 1
2019 9 GB 24 12 70 0 4 4 23 0
2019 10 OAK 35 6 19 0 2 2 29 1
2019 11 KC 46 5 24 0 12 8 108 0
2019 13 DEN 35 9 16 0 5 4 51 1
2019 14 JAX 31 8 101 0 5 4 112 1
2019 15 MIN 30 7 19 0 7 5 62 0
2019 16 OAK 33 4 11 0 6 5 58 0
2019 17 KC 45 9 46 0 11 9 43 0
2019 KC 609 132 557 3 108 92 993 8
2018 1 KC 22 5 39 0 5 5 87 1
2018 2 BUF 24 11 77 0 3 3 21 0
2018 3 LAR 18 4 47 0 3 3 24 0
2018 4 SF 23 8 25 0 3 2 31 1
2018 5 OAK 23 6 15 0 3 1 44 1
2018 6 CLE 21 7 60 0 0 0 0 0
2018 7 TEN 42 12 42 0 7 5 26 0
2018 9 SEA 9 3 21 0 2 1 13 0
2018 10 OAK 20 3 19 0 0 0 0 0
2018 11 DEN 18 6 29 0 2 2 40 0
2018 12 ARI 25 5 35 1 11 10 68 0
2018 13 PIT 49 13 21 0 8 5 22 0
2018 14 CIN 39 15 66 1 5 2 28 0
2018 17 DEN 15 8 58 1 1 0 0 0
2018 DEN 348 106 554 3 53 39 404 3
2017 1 DEN 3 0 0 0 2 2 18 0
2017 2 MIA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 3 KC 6 0 0 0 1 1 6 0
2017 4 PHI 3 1 35 1 2 2 23 0
2017 5 NYG 13 4 0 0 6 3 28 0
2017 6 OAK 7 1 1 0 2 1 8 0
2017 7 DEN 18 7 38 0 4 4 6 1
2017 8 NE 17 2 8 0 1 1 13 0
2017 10 JAX 23 10 42 0 5 5 77 2
2017 11 BUF 32 6 40 1 2 2 18 0
2017 12 DAL 27 6 15 0 3 3 55 0
2017 13 CLE 20 4 19 0 3 2 21 0
2017 14 WAS 18 4 49 0 3 0 0 0
2017 15 KC 10 2 13 0 1 1 6 0
2017 16 NYJ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 17 OAK 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 OAK 197 47 260 2 35 27 279 3
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