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Austin Ekeler

22-Year-Old Running Back – Los Angeles Chargers

2017 Rush/Rec Stats

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6

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36

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83

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2017 Rush/Rec Projections

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2017 Fantasy Football Outlook

An undrafted rookie out of Division II Western State, the 195-pound Ekeler surprisingly survived roster cutdown day in early September, slotting in behind Melvin Gordon and Branden Oliver on the initi...

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Bye Week:  9

HT: 5' 10"   WT: 195   DOB: 5/17/1995  College: Western State  

October 16, 2017  –  Austin Ekeler News

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Ekeler carried the ball once for one yard and also recorded one catch for eight yards in Sunday's 17-16 win over the Raiders.

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Austin Ekeler NFL Stats
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  Rushing Rush Distance Big Rush Games Receiving Kick Ret Punt Ret Fumbles
Year Age Team G Att Yards TD Avg 20+ 40+ 100+ 150+ 200+ Rec Yards Avg TD Tar Yds TD Yds TD Tot Lost
2017 22 LAC 6 6 36 1 6.0 0 0 0 0 0 9 83 9.2 0 13 49 0 0 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Austin Ekeler Fantasy/Red Zone Stats
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  Fantasy Points Per Game Rushing Stats Red Zone Runs Receiving Stats Red Zone Targets
Year Age Team G Standard PPR 0.5 PPR Att/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5 Rec/G Yds/G YPT In20 In10 In5
2017 22 LAC 6 3.0 4.5 3.7 1 6 0 0 0 2 14 6.4 0 0 0
2017 Proj 22 LAC Subscribe now to see our 2017 projections for Austin Ekeler

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Austin Ekeler – Playing Time Overview

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#3 Running Back
Also Listed As:  #1 Kick Returner, #3 Punt Returner

Snap Count Stats

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Offensive Snaps in 2017

Austin Ekeler was on the field for 0 of his team's snaps on offense in 2017.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2017

Austin Ekeler was on the field for 0 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2017.

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2017 0 0
Austin Ekeler 2017 Game Log
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  Snap Count Rushing Rush Distance Receiving Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret Red Zone Runs Red Zone Targets
Week Opp Off ST Att Yards TD Avg 20+ 40+ Rec Yards Avg TD Tar Tot Lost Yds TD Yds TD In20 In10 In5 In20 In10 In5
1 @Den 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 2 18 9.0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Mia 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 49 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 KC 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 1 6 6.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Phi 0 0 1 35 1 35.0 0 0 2 23 11.5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 @NYG 0 0 4 0 0 0.0 0 0 3 28 9.3 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 @Oak 0 0 1 1 0 1.0 0 0 1 8 8.0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Den
8 @NE
9 BYE Bye Week
10 @Jax
11 Buf
12 @Dal
13 Cle
14 Was
15 @KC
16 @NYJ
17 Oak

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Austin Ekeler
As Compared To Other Running Backs
Height:   5' 10"
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Weight:   195 lbs
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Austin Ekeler: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Ekeler finished Sunday's 27-22 win over the Giants with three catches on six targets for 28 yards. He also carried the ball four times for zero yards.

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Ekeler is expected to act as the top backup to starting running back Melvin Gordon in Sunday's game against the Giants with Branden Oliver (hamstring) ruled out for the contest.

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Ekeler is expected to see an uptick in usage moving forward, Ricky Henne of the Chargers' official site reports. "Every drive he's in the game, we move the chains," head coach Anthony Lynn said of the running back after Sunday's 26-24 loss to the Eagles dropped the team to 0-4.

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Ekeler scampered for a 35-yard touchdown on his lone carry during Sunday's 26-24 loss to the Eagles. He also converted both of his targets for 23 receiving yards.

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Ekeler caught one pass for six yards in the 24-10 loss to the Chiefs on Sunday.

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Ekeler is listed as the Chargers' top kick returner on their official depth chart.

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Ekeler is on the Chargers' 53-man roster, Dan Woike of the Los Angeles Times reports.

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Ekeler finished Thursday's preseason loss to the 49ers with 50 rushing yards on eight carries and an additional 58 yards on three receptions.

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