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  Austin EkelerA. Ekeler
RB - LAC
Austin Ekeler
Carlos HydeC. Hyde
RB - HOU
Carlos Hyde
 
 
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  Austin EkelerA. Ekeler
RB - LAC
Austin Ekeler
Carlos HydeC. Hyde
RB - HOU
Carlos Hyde
2019 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. IND at NO
Week 2 at DET vs. JAC
Week 3 vs. HOU at LAC
Week 4 at MIA vs. CAR
Week 5 vs. DEN vs. ATL
Week 6 vs. PIT at KC
Week 7 at TEN at IND
Week 8 at CHI vs. OAK
Week 9 vs. GB at JAC
Week 10 at OAKBYE WEEK
Week 11 vs. KC at BAL
Week 12BYE WEEK vs. IND
Week 13 at DEN vs. NE
Week 14 at JAC vs. DEN
Week 15 vs. MIN at TEN
Week 16 vs. OAK at TB
Week 17 at KC vs. TEN
  Austin EkelerA. Ekeler
RB - LAC
Austin Ekeler
Carlos HydeC. Hyde
RB - HOU
Carlos Hyde
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts122.3131.3
Rush Yards564.1441.9
Rush TDs3.43.2
   
Receiving
   
Receptions40.513.3
Rec Yards378.585.9
Rec TDs2.10.2
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points125.570.7
   
  Austin EkelerA. Ekeler
RB - LAC
Austin Ekeler
Carlos HydeC. Hyde
RB - HOU
Carlos Hyde
2018 Points 
Week 118.612.5
Week 29.811.0
Week 35.122.3
Week 411.614.2
Week 511.97.7
Week 66.03.4
Week 76.8
Week 81.1
Week 93.4
Week 101.90.5
Week 116.94.4
Week 1216.33.3
Week 134.31.7
Week 1415.4-0.3
Week 15
Week 164.7
Week 1711.81.9
  Austin EkelerA. Ekeler
RB - LAC
Austin Ekeler
Carlos HydeC. Hyde
RB - HOU
Carlos Hyde
2018 Targets 
Week 152
Week 231
Week 332
Week 431
Week 533
Week 600
Week 77
Week 82
Week 92
Week 1000
Week 1120
Week 12110
Week 1381
Week 1451
Week 15
Week 160
Week 1713
  Austin EkelerA. Ekeler
RB - LAC
Austin Ekeler
Carlos HydeC. Hyde
RB - HOU
Carlos Hyde
Expert 
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Ekeler had RB3 value last year playing behind RB Melvin Gordon, he is going to have a ton of upside if RB Melvin Gordon can find a trading partner. 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
He's never going to win you a fantasy league, but Ekeler can play a role if you're in a league with a lot of starters. Even with Melvin Gordon healthy, Ekeler touched the ball between 7-14 times from Week 1 to Week 7. It seemed as if the Chargers were okay with Justin Jackson as the primary workhorse if Gordon went down, but knowing Ekeler should total anywhere between 120-200 touches in the Chargers offense carries valueThe Chiefs traded Hyde to the Texans on August 31st, which wasn't all that surprising considering they were likely to cut him. The Texans obviously felt the need to add a workhorse type back alongside Duke Johnson, so Hyde is likely to have a role of 10-12 touches per week, though most will be carries. He's nothing more than a mediocre RB4 in fantasy drafts.
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
We've essentially got two different fantasy assets here as Ekeler's relevance will depend entirely on the Melvin Gordon holdout. If Gordon plays, Ekeler is an RB4 depth piece to fill in during bye weeks and in case of injuries. If Gordon sits, Ekeler jumps clean into the top 25 fantasy RBs immediately.The Chiefs traded Hyde to the Texans, and while fantasy owners may have wanted him to be a part of Andy Reid's offense, he has an easier path to playing-time with Houston. Duke may still be the early-season favorite to lead the team in carries, but Hyde has a chance to fall into a Jordan Howard type of role before long.
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
I don't know if any Chargers back is a stud if Gordon sits, but Ekeler is easily the one to own. 
Kevin Wheeler
Draftwize
 The sentiment among Chiefs training camp reports are that Carlos Hyde is firmly on the roster bubble. Anecdotal though it may be, when the OC and RB coach were asked about Hyde they showered him with back handed compliments hinting at age, veteran status, and leadership. @JhawkChalk89
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
Only running back with 5 ypc and 10 ypr over the last two seasons. Yes, he struggled a bit when it was his backfield last season, but it was a small sample. I expect him to be the lead back in Gordon's absence while also operating as the receiving back. He is quite a steal in drafts right now. 
Jason Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
Chargers RBs last season combined for a line of - 138 targets, 104 receptions, 1,029 yards, 7 TDs. With MelGo or not, Ekeler is going to have standalone value as a flex with upside as a receiving threat in that backfield. If MelGo holds out, I'd prefer Ekeler to Jackson, as he provides a safer floor and higher upside. 
Nick Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
The Melvin Gordon news has upped the value of Austin Ekeler. It doesn't seem like the two parties are close to a deal, so Ekeler has a very real chance to open the season as the starter. The most likely scenario (although we're all really just guessing) is that Gordon holds out until mid season, plays out the rest of the year, then enters FA. Under that scenario Ekeler needs to be drafted in the middle rounds. He holds value even when Gordon returns, and he'll be extremely valuable while he's away. There's also a chance the team trades him, which would also make him a value. If you're drafting, and Gordon is still holding out, then you should be targeting both Ekeler and Jackson.No matter what you think of Damien Williams, Hyde is a good pick late in drafts. He's not a very good RB, but the actual skill level of a RB matters very little. If Williams suffers an injury, then Hyde is going to be a high end RB 2. You likely won't be able to use Hyde unless that happens, but you shouldn't expect to use your picks in this range anyways. Take Hyde and the upside that comes with him.