Austin Ekeler or Rex Burkhead

Who Should I Start? - Week 6

 
Experts' Pick
 
  Austin EkelerA. Ekeler
RB - LAC
Austin Ekeler
vs. PIT, Sun 8pm EDT
Rex BurkheadR. Burkhead
RB - NE
Rex Burkhead
vs. NYG, Thu 8pm EDT
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 19-
Best Rank# 13-
Worst Rank# 24-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent vs. PIT vs. NYG-
Matchup Rank144-
Matchup Rating-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Rush Att26.830.2
Rush Yds104.8127.3
Rush TD0.71.2
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total93.128.9-
Avg Game15.57.2-
Avg Projection11.3-
Week 57.3-
    
Misc 
    
Injury Alert-
Weather59 F, Mostly Cloudy-
    
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  Austin EkelerA. Ekeler
RB - LAC
Austin Ekeler
Rex BurkheadR. Burkhead
RB - NE
Rex Burkhead
2019 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. IND
12 rush, 58 yds, 1 td
7 tar, 6 rec, 96 yds, 2 td
vs. PIT
8 rush, 44 yds, 0 td
8 tar, 5 rec, 41 yds, 0 td
Week 2 at DET
17 rush, 66 yds, 1 td
6 tar, 6 rec, 67 yds, 0 td
at MIA
5 rush, 21 yds, 0 td
2 tar, 2 rec, 47 yds, 0 td
Week 3 vs. HOU
9 rush, 36 yds, 0 td
7 tar, 7 rec, 45 yds, 0 td
vs. NYJ
11 rush, 47 yds, 1 td
7 tar, 6 rec, 22 yds, 0 td
Week 4 at MIA
18 rush, 60 yds, 1 td
5 tar, 5 rec, 62 yds, 1 td
at BUF
0 rush, 0 yds, 0 td
1 tar, 1 rec, 7 yds, 0 td
Week 5 vs. DEN
3 rush, 7 yds, 0 td
16 tar, 15 rec, 86 yds, 0 td
at WAS
Week 6 vs. PIT vs. NYG
Week 7 at TEN at NYJ
Week 8 at CHI vs. CLE
Week 9 vs. GB at BAL
Week 10 at OAKBYE WEEK
Week 11 vs. KC at PHI
Week 12BYE WEEK vs. DAL
Week 13 at DEN at HOU
Week 14 at JAC vs. KC
Week 15 vs. MIN at CIN
Week 16 vs. OAK vs. BUF
Week 17 at KC vs. MIA
  Austin EkelerA. Ekeler
RB - LAC
Austin Ekeler
vs. PIT, Sun 8pm EDT
Rex BurkheadR. Burkhead
RB - NE
Rex Burkhead
vs. NYG, Thu 8pm EDT
OUT
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts7.6
Rush Yards35.3
Rush TDs0.2
   
Receiving
   
Receptions4.9
Rec Yards42.1
Rec TDs0.5
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points11.3
   
  Austin EkelerA. Ekeler
RB - LAC
Austin Ekeler
Rex BurkheadR. Burkhead
RB - NE
Rex Burkhead
2019 Points 
Week 133.48.5
Week 217.36.8
Week 38.112.9
Week 424.20.7
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Week 17
  Austin EkelerA. Ekeler
RB - LAC
Austin Ekeler
Rex BurkheadR. Burkhead
RB - NE
Rex Burkhead
2019 Targets 
Week 178
Week 262
Week 377
Week 451
Week 516
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Week 17
  Austin EkelerA. Ekeler
RB - LAC
Austin Ekeler
vs. PIT, Sun 8pm EDT
Rex BurkheadR. Burkhead
RB - NE
Rex Burkhead
vs. NYG, Thu 8pm EDT
OUT
Expert 
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Ekeler still has a ton of value as a receiving threat and the Chargers are not running the ball well right now. I would roll with Ekeler as a RB2 until RB Melvin Gordon reestablishes himself in this offense. 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
Ekeler can still be played as an high-end RB3 and the best way I can describe his role in this offense is that he's the Chargers version of James White, though he'll get a few additional carries. This is not a great matchup, though. 
Donald Gibson
FantasyPros
Ekeler recorded 15 (!) receptions against the Broncos in Week 5, and it seemed like the Chargers were plenty comfortable using him as the third-down back. I'd be confident using Ekeler until we see the torch officially passed to Melvin Gordon.Burkhead can't really be used unless one of James White or Sony Michel is out. They both seem healthy at this point, but Burkhead becomes a key part of a great offense if that changes.