Chargers Beat: RB Joshua Kelley provides spark

Running back Justin Jackson suffered a quad injury Sunday, which opened the door for rookie Joshua Kelley, who had entered the game as the third running back on the depth chart.

“When my number gets called, I have to make the most of my opportunities,” Kelley said after the game.

Related players: Austin Ekeler

Fantasy Impact: 

Kelley was a star at camp and many felt he would open as the team's RB2 behind Ekeler, but instead it was Jackson. But door is likely open for Kelley now. Kelley broke off a 26-yard run on his third carry of the game. He finished the game with 60 yards on 12 carries and scored the Chargers’ lone touchdown when he capped a 10-play, 55-yard drive with a 5-yard run. Kelley also showed his strength and physicality, the story all said. It's a situation to watch for those who want to handcuff Ekeler.

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