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Austin Ekeler

Austin Ekeler


Height: 5' 10"Weight: 200 lbsAge: 26College: Western State, Colo.

2021 Outlook

Strength of Schedule
RB Rank: 10th
Draft Rank (ECR) #23
Best / Worst #6 / #334
ADP #15

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Ekeler fell short of expectations last season, but missing several games will do that. When he was on the field, Ekeler was still an incredibly relevant fantasy option that displayed his receiving prowess time and time again. There's very little reason to doubt Ekeler heading into this season and he should be back in the low-end RB1/high-end RB2 conversation. You know exactly what you're going to get from him each and every week and that's invaluable in fantasy football.

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Austin Ekeler: New OC Joe Lombardi compares RB to former Saints

New Chargers OC Joe Lombardi compared RB Austin Ekeler to Alvin Kamara, Reggie Bush, and Darren Sproles.

Fantasy Impact

Lombardi comes from the Saints, who have historically gotten their running backs involved in the passing game better than almost any other team. The fact that he's comparing Ekeler to these players is a good sign for how he wants to utilize his versatile, new RB. With prized rookie Justin Herbert set to enter his second year as the starter, it's looking as if the sky is the limit for this Chargers offense. Ekeler is currently priced as RB10 in the very early 0.5 PPR rankings.

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ECRBestWorst# of Experts
DraftRB #12RB #6RB #97114
Dynasty RB #16RB #11RB #2524
Running Backs#10#7#10#12
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Projections (2021)
Rush AttRush YdsRush TdsRecsRec YdsRec TdsFumblesPoints
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Statistics (avgs.)
Rush YdsRush TdsRecsPoints
Last Week180611.1
Last 3 Weeks4104.310.6
Season to Date530.15.411.1
Game Log
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Game Log
OPPRush YdsRush TdsRecsPoints
Week 17@ KC180611.1
Week 16vs. DEN450312.8
Week 15@ LV60047.9
Week 14vs. ATL790914.6
Strength of Schedule
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Strength of Schedule (2021)
Next Game@ WAS27th easiest opponent
Next 3 GamesDAL, KC, LV4th easiest opponents
Playoffs (?)NYG, KC, HOU3rd easiest opponents
Rest of Season--9th easiest remaining opponents
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1.Mark RingoRB #18
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5.Derek LoflandRB #15
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