Austin Ekeler

Austin Ekeler

Height: 5' 10"Weight: 200 lbsAge: 24College: Western State

2019 Outlook

Strength of Schedule:
8th easiest for RBs
Draft Rank (ECR) #124
Best / Worst #83 / #230
ADP #103


Austin Ekeler catches three passes in loss to Pats

Austin Ekeler hauled in three receptions for 19 yards as the Chargers fell to the Patriots 41-28 in the divisional round of the playoffs.

Fantasy Impact

Ekeler didn't get any carries as the Chargers were playing from behind all afternoon. Ekeler filled in admirably for Melvin Gordon at times and will enter 2019 as one of the best handcuffs in fantasy football.

Austin Ekeler gets 15 touches vs Ravens

Austin Ekeler rushed 11 times for 29 yards and caught four passes for 14 yards as the Chargers beat the Ravens 23-17 on Sunday.

Fantasy Impact

Ekeler saw just three fewer touches than Melvin Gordon, who dealt with a knee issue early in this contest. Like most Chargers players Ekeler wasn't particularly effective versus the Ravens. The whole offense should have more success in New England next weekend.

Austin Ekeler will play Wild Card Sunday

NFL Network's Steve Wyche is reporting Chargers RB Austin Ekeler (groin) will play in Sunday's Wild Card matchup against the Ravens.

Fantasy Impact

Although he is dealing with a groin injury, Ekeler will play in Sunday's Wild Card matchup in Baltimore. With Melvin Gordon leading the way, expect Ekeler to resume his role as the Chargers RB2 in a tough matchup with the Ravens.

Austin Ekeler (groin) expects to play on Sunday

Alex Ekeler (groin) said he expects to play on Sunday versus Baltimore.

Fantasy Impact

He's listed as questionable but is expected to serve his usual change of pace role behind Melvin Gordon.

Austin Ekeler finds the end zone for Chargers

Austin Ekeler rushed eight times for 58 yards and one touchdown in the Chargers' 23-9 win over the Broncos Sunday. He failed to bring in his lone target.

Fantasy Impact

Ekeler led the team in rushing yards and scored versus Denver. He heads into the fantasy offseason as a useful flex option in PPR and handcuff to Melvin Gordon.

Justin Mackey21 weeks ago