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Austin Ekeler
RB - LAC
 
 
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 5# 46-
Best Rank# 2# 40-
Worst Rank# 9# 64-
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total273.893.8-
Avg Game17.17.2-
Avg Projection250.596.2-
    
Schedule 
    
SOS Rank267-
    
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Player Game Logs Comparison
 
Austin Ekeler
RB - LAC
2022 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. LV vs. PHI
Week 2 at KC vs. WAS
Week 3 vs. JAC at MIN
Week 4 at HOU vs. SEA
Week 5 at CLE at NE
Week 6 vs. DENBYE WEEK
Week 7 vs. SEA at DAL
Week 8BYE WEEK vs. MIA
Week 9 at ATL vs. GB
Week 10 at SF at CHI
Week 11 vs. KC at NYG
Week 12 at ARI vs. BUF
Week 13 at LV vs. JAC
Week 14 vs. MIA vs. MIN
Week 15 vs. TEN at NYJ
Week 16 at IND at CAR
Week 17 vs. LAR vs. CHI
Week 18 at DEN at GB
Player Projections Comparison
 
Austin Ekeler
RB - LAC
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts220.9137.7
Rush Yards983.3568.4
Rush TDs9.53.5
   
Receiving
   
Receptions74.523.0
Rec Yards664.9150.8
Rec TDs5.30.8
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points250.596.2
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
 
Austin Ekeler
RB - LAC
2021 Points 
Week 111.717.0
Week 213.53.7
Week 316.712.7
Week 426.56.6
Week 527.96.5
Week 65.50.9
Week 75.7
Week 818.4
Week 98.2
Week 1011.9
Week 1135.51.1
Week 1215.98.3
Week 1312.48.0
Week 1414.4
Week 1514.2
Week 167.7
Week 1717.210.4
Week 1823.95.2
Total273.893.8
Average17.17.2
Player Targets Comparison
 
Austin Ekeler
RB - LAC
2021 Targets 
Week 109
Week 293
Week 362
Week 450
Week 552
Week 672
Week 70
Week 810
Week 93
Week 106
Week 1170
Week 1285
Week 1351
Week 144
Week 154
Week 160
Week 1733
Week 18121
Notes for Player Combination
 
Austin Ekeler
RB - LAC
Expert 
Derek Brown
FantasyPros
 Last season in the early going, Jamaal Williams was the understudy to D'Andre Swift, which is a role he will reprise this season. In Weeks 1-7, he averaged 12.4 touches and 58.7 total yards per game playing 29-49% of snaps per game. He was the RB37 in fantasy points per game. When Swift was out and Williams was active, he played 42-47% of snaps with 18 rushing attempts and 74 rushing yards per game. Williams isn't the sexiest handcuff or late-round selection, but the Lions' offense should take another step forward this year, and Williams will be the primary back if Swift were to miss time again.
Andrew Erickson
FantasyPros
Austin Ekeler isn't used as a true three-down workhorse, but it's hard to tell based on the actual amount of touches he sees in the Los Angeles Chargers offense. At 5-foot-10 and 200 pounds, Ekeler finished 8th in the NFL in total touches (276) and 14th in touches per game (17.2). But the raw touches hardly showcase the fantasy value Ekeler possesses, because he often commands an extremely high-share of high-value targets ie. targets and red-zone opportunities. His 13.9% target share and 70 receptions ranked second behind only Najee Harris. Ekeler's 18 red-zone touchdowns and 63 red-zone touches ranked first and second respectively. With such a secure role as a receiver out of the backfield and as a featured red-zone weapon in a high-powered offense, it's hard to imagine a healthy Ekeler not returning at least top-5 fantasy status in 2022. He wrapped a bow on the 2021 season as the RB3 in points per game and RB2 overall in half-point scoring. 
Mark Ringo
Sleepers and Busts
Last year I was way off on Ekeler. I didn't think he would hold up. And once again I'm out on Ekeler- not because he's not a good RB, but rather because of his expensive price tag (RB 3) and the looming presence of rookie RB Isaiah Spiller. Spiller is bigger than Ekeler. It's clear the Chargers want to lighten Ekeler's volume. Spiller could easily vulture Ekeler at the goal line. A first-round price tag for a RB who might have his TDs vultured at the goal line is too rich for my blood. I'm out. 
Wolf of Roto Street
Roto Street Journal
5/2: Line beefed up, but Spiller is also most legit RB he's ever had to share a backfield with. Still should be a monster in receiving & Red Zone8/9: One - that speech! But two: Williams does have Conner-lite upside if the oft-injured Swift goes down again in 2022. He's got featured back traits, and unfortunately his own injuries overlapped with Swifts, so we never got to see it. There's some late upside here.
Kevin Wheeler
The Draft Zone
Last season was the strongest and healthiest of Ekeler's five-year career. He still fell short of a thousand rushing yards (911), but Ekeler's points come from the receiving game. His 70 receptions for 647 yards were far short of his 2019 numbers, but with Herbert at QB he's not going to see the dump-down passes he did with Rivers. The concern for Ekeler is that he losses some red-zone work with the addition of the rookie, Spiller, but it could have a positive effect of keeping him healthier in the long-run as well.Williams averaged 11.8 rush attempts and 2.2 targets per game last year.
Brandon Funston
The Athletic
In PPR formats, has highest Fantasy Points per Touch mark among RBs over the past 3 seasons (min. 30 games) 
Justin Lampkin
Clock Management Fantasy Football
This is the safest 1st round pick for me, Ekeler is a true duel threat, running and receiving the football. He is still young and an explosive offense that will score more often than not. 
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Ekeler had a breakout elite RB1 year with 1,459 yards from scrimmage and 18 touchdowns in the fantasy season. He should be an elite RB1 playing with Justin Herbert in 2022.