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  • RB
  • Austin Ekeler

  • Los Angeles Chargers
  • Age27
  • DOBMay 17, 1995
  • CollegeWestern State (CO)
  • DraftedUndrafted
Height5-10
Weight200

Preseason

Player Rankings
Overall Rank #3
High Overall Rank #2
Low Overall Rank #6
RB Rank #3
High RB Rank #2
Low RB Rank #5

Ekeler turned in another dynamic fantasy season in 2021, playing in 16 of 17 games and finishing as PPR RB3 in the process. His 94 scrimmage yards finished third among all running backs, and he found the end zone 20 times. Of course, the greatest fantasy asset a running back can ask for is an explosive, high-scoring offense, and Ekeler runs with one of the league's best. It's fair to wonder about his workload; both Ekeler and the team have commented on the need to keep him fresh and healthy. Still, even with a dip from last year's 17 touches per game, Ekeler is as safe a top-level RB1 as can be found. Last year he accounted for 65% of the team's touches when healthy and accumulated 72% of the total yardage. That speaks to both his RB1 fantasy floor and his league-winning ceiling.

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Austin Ekeler's percentile rank in each category, among s with more than 50 fantasy points.

Week Matchup
1 vs Las Vegas Raiders
2 @ Kansas City Chiefs
3 vs Jacksonville Jaguars
4 @ Houston Texans
5 @ Cleveland Browns
6 vs Denver Broncos
7 vs Seattle Seahawks
8 Bye Week
9 @ Atlanta Falcons
10 @ San Francisco 49ers
11 vs Kansas City Chiefs
12 @ Arizona Cardinals
13 @ Las Vegas Raiders
14 vs Miami Dolphins
15 vs Tennessee Titans
16 @ Indianapolis Colts
17 vs Los Angeles Rams
18 @ Denver Broncos
YR TM G RSH RushYD Y/Rush RushTD TGT REC RecYD RecTD Rank VBD ADP
2017 LAC 16 47 260 5.5 2 35 27 279 3 44
2018 LAC 14 106 554 5.2 3 53 39 404 3 27 60
2019 LAC 16 132 557 4.2 3 108 92 993 8 7 76 28
2020 LAC 10 116 530 4.6 1 65 54 403 2 36 14
2021 LAC 16 206 911 4.4 12 94 70 647 8 2 129 10
Total 72 607 2812 4.6 21 355 282 2726 24 205
YR WK OPP oSNAP RSH YD TD TARG REC YD TD
2021 1 WAS 47 15 57 1 0 0 0 0
2021 2 DAL 45 9 54 0 9 9 61 0
2021 3 KC 49 11 55 0 6 6 52 1
2021 4 LV 45 15 117 1 5 3 28 1
2021 5 CLE 53 17 66 2 5 5 53 1
2021 6 BAL 34 6 7 0 7 4 48 0
2021 8 NE 45 11 64 1 10 6 60 0
2021 9 PHI 46 17 59 0 3 3 23 0
2021 10 MIN 42 11 44 0 6 3 15 1
2021 11 PIT 53 11 50 2 7 6 65 2
2021 12 DEN 48 12 31 0 8 6 68 1
2021 13 CIN 47 14 59 1 5 5 45 0
2021 14 NYG 33 12 67 1 4 2 17 0
2021 15 KC 27 12 59 1 4 4 23 0
2021 16 HOU 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2021 17 DEN 39 17 58 1 3 3 54 0
2021 18 LV 78 16 64 1 12 5 35 1
2021 LV 731 206 911 12 94 70 647 8
2020 1 CIN 50 19 84 0 1 1 3 0
2020 2 KC 47 16 93 0 4 4 55 0
2020 3 CAR 56 12 59 1 11 11 84 0
2020 4 TB 3 2 12 0 1 1 2 0
2020 12 BUF 60 14 44 0 16 11 85 0
2020 13 NE 43 8 36 0 9 4 32 0
2020 14 ATL 44 15 79 0 9 9 67 0
2020 15 LV 41 13 60 0 4 4 19 0
2020 16 DEN 37 10 45 0 3 3 23 1
2020 17 KC 30 7 18 0 7 6 33 1
2020 KC 411 116 530 1 65 54 403 2
2019 1 IND 48 12 58 1 7 6 96 2
2019 2 DET 49 17 66 1 6 6 67 0
2019 3 HOU 49 9 36 0 7 7 45 0
2019 4 MIA 48 18 60 1 5 5 62 1
2019 5 DEN 46 3 7 0 16 15 86 0
2019 6 PIT 28 5 14 0 4 3 14 0
2019 7 TEN 38 5 7 0 8 7 118 1
2019 8 CHI 24 3 3 0 3 2 19 1
2019 9 GB 24 12 70 0 4 4 23 0
2019 10 OAK 35 6 19 0 2 2 29 1
2019 11 KC 46 5 24 0 12 8 108 0
2019 13 DEN 35 9 16 0 5 4 51 1
2019 14 JAX 31 8 101 0 5 4 112 1
2019 15 MIN 30 7 19 0 7 5 62 0
2019 16 OAK 33 4 11 0 6 5 58 0
2019 17 KC 45 9 46 0 11 9 43 0
2019 KC 609 132 557 3 108 92 993 8
2018 1 KC 22 5 39 0 5 5 87 1
2018 2 BUF 24 11 77 0 3 3 21 0
2018 3 LAR 18 4 47 0 3 3 24 0
2018 4 SF 23 8 25 0 3 2 31 1
2018 5 OAK 23 6 15 0 3 1 44 1
2018 6 CLE 21 7 60 0 0 0 0 0
2018 7 TEN 42 12 42 0 7 5 26 0
2018 9 SEA 9 3 21 0 2 1 13 0
2018 10 OAK 20 3 19 0 0 0 0 0
2018 11 DEN 18 6 29 0 2 2 40 0
2018 12 ARI 25 5 35 1 11 10 68 0
2018 13 PIT 49 13 21 0 8 5 22 0
2018 14 CIN 39 15 66 1 5 2 28 0
2018 17 DEN 15 8 58 1 1 0 0 0
2018 DEN 348 106 554 3 53 39 404 3
2017 1 DEN 3 0 0 0 2 2 18 0
2017 2 MIA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 3 KC 6 0 0 0 1 1 6 0
2017 4 PHI 3 1 35 1 2 2 23 0
2017 5 NYG 13 4 0 0 6 3 28 0
2017 6 OAK 7 1 1 0 2 1 8 0
2017 7 DEN 18 7 38 0 4 4 6 1
2017 8 NE 17 2 8 0 1 1 13 0
2017 10 JAX 23 10 42 0 5 5 77 2
2017 11 BUF 32 6 40 1 2 2 18 0
2017 12 DAL 27 6 15 0 3 3 55 0
2017 13 CLE 20 4 19 0 3 2 21 0
2017 14 WAS 18 4 49 0 3 0 0 0
2017 15 KC 10 2 13 0 1 1 6 0
2017 16 NYJ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 17 OAK 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 OAK 197 47 260 2 35 27 279 3
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