Austin Ekeler News Archive
Ekeler carried the ball seven times for 38 yards and caught four passes for six yards, including a touchdown, in the 21-0 win over the Broncos on Sunday.
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.
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.
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.
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 after Sunday's game.
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.
Ekeler caught one pass for six yards in the 24-10 loss to the Chiefs on Sunday.