Austin Ekeler RUMORS & NEWS

  • Austin Ekeler’s role in return from hamstring injury, revealed

    Clutch Points "Los Angeles Chargers running back Austin Ekeler has been out since the team’s Week 4 encounter against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers after sustaining a severe hamstring injury. After spending time on the team’s injured reserve list,  he will be looking to make his..." November 29

  • Chargers activate Austin Ekeler off IR, RB eligible to play in Week 12 "A significant hamstring sidelinedAustin Ekeler shortly after Week 4. Eight weeks later, he is finally nearing a return to the field. The Los Angeles Chargers announced Saturday that their star running back has been activated off injured reserve, making him eligible to play..." November 28

  • Austin Ekeler’s hamstring tear “definitely the most pain I’ve ever felt”

    ESPN "When Austin Ekeler jogs onto the Los Angeles Chargers' practice field on Wednesday, it will be with a lilt in his step and his helmet firmly on his head. "I'm so excited to put my helmet on," he said Tuesday afternoon. "I might be a little rusty...." November 25

  • Chargers designating Austin Ekeler to return

    NFL Trade Rumors "According to Tom Pelissero, the Chargers plan to designate RB Austin Ekeler to return from injured reserve this week.  Pelissero adds it’s not clear if Ekeler will return this week to play against the Bills but he’ll at least practice for the first time..." November 24

  • Chargers RB Austin Ekeler placed on injured reserve

    Clutch Points "The Los Angeles Chargers have officially placed running back Austin Ekeler on injured reserve after he suffered a hamstring injury in Week 4 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Adam Schefter of ESPN reported the Chargers have also promoted Tyron Johnson to..." October 09

  • Chargers RB Austin Ekeler likely going on IR with serious hamstring injury "Austin Ekeler's hamstring injury looked bad Sunday afternoon in Tampa. It was. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported that Ekeler suffered what is considered a serious hamstring injury, per sources informed of the situation. While no firm decision will be made until..." October 05

  • Austin Ekeler expected to miss multiple weeks

    Pro Football Talk "Chargers coach Anthony Lynn said after Sunday’s game that he didn’t know how bad running back Austin Ekeler‘s injury was, but that it didn’t look good. A report indicates that it’s a pretty serious injury. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports..." October 04

  • Austin Ekeler has inspirational message for players cut by NFL teams

    Larry Brown Sports "Before he became one of the best dual-threat running backs in the NFL, Los Angeles Chargers star Austin Ekeler was a player no team deemed worthy of being drafted. Because of that, he understands the disappointment dozens of players around the league felt on Saturday. Ekeler took to..." September 06

  • Anthony Lynn fears missing out on the next Austin Ekeler

    Pro Football Talk "The Chargers are set to put on pads for practice for the first time since the end of the 2019 season and the late start to that phase of their work has head coach Anthony Lynn reminding himself to stay “patient” with his players. Lynn told Albert Breer of that he..." August 17

  • Austin Ekeler: More spotlight, but I’m the same guy

    Pro Football Talk "Melvin Gordon left the Chargers as a free agent this offseason and the team didn’t bring in any veteran running backs this offseason, so Austin Ekeler is set to be the clear lead back on the roster for the first time in his NFL career. Ekeler showed how effective..." August 11

  • Austin Ekeler feels “somewhat like a lab rat”

    TMZ "More brutal honesty from an NFL star ... This time, it's L.A. Chargers running back Austin Ekeler telling TMZ Sports he's just not very confident the 2020 NFL season will happen because COVID is still running rampant. In fact, Ekeler points out..." July 28

  • Chargers star Austin Ekeler takes fans on virtual tour of gorgeous SoFi Stadium

    Sportsnaut "The Los Angeles Chargers are moving into a brand new venue, SoFi Stadium, for the 2020 NFL season, and it’s absolutely gorgeous. Star running back Austin Ekeler recently provided fans with a virtual tour of the awesome new stadium with a video shared by the team on Twitter. " July 08

  • Austin Ekeler knows how hard it will be for undrafted players to make it this year

    ESPN "Austin Ekeler can't stress the importance of an NFL offseason program and organized team activities enough. The Los Angeles Chargers running back knows all too well how valuable spring and summer repetitions have been to his career. "I don't know,..." June 30