Chargers RB Austin Ekeler is on pace to become the 4th RB with 1,000 receiving yards in a season in the modern era of the NFL. He's gone 128 targets without a drop. Reliable, explosive and a game-changer.
Austin Ekeler and Philip Rivers lead scoring barrage in Chargers' win over Jaguars
Chargers HC Anthony Lynn on Melvin Gordon's role: "He's our starter. No doubt. He was our starter for a reason... as soon as Melvin's ready, he'll go back. He'll go back to number one." Lynn did praise Austin Ekeler and Justin Jackson's work and says they'll have a role still.
Austin Ekeler is the 1st Chargers player with 150 yards from scrimmage and 3 touchdowns in a season opener. He is 4th player in the last 10 seasons with 150 scrimmage yds and 3 TD in a season opener, joining Tyreek Hill (2018), Kareem Hunt (2017) and Arian Foster (2010).