Chargers not expecting RB Austin Ekeler (hamstring) back soon

Chargers Head Coach Anthony Lynn told reporters on Wednesday that running back Austin Ekeler's hamstring strain is "serious" and he will be back "later rather than sooner."

Fantasy Impact: 

Fantasy managers should not be expecting Ekeler to come off injured reserve when he is first eligible in a couple of weeks. In the meantime, Justin Jackson will split work with rookie Joshua Kelley while Ekeler sits out. Jackson looks like better bet for touches as he garnered 20 in Week 5 compared to Kelley's 12.

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