Commanders to sign RB Austin Ekeler to a two-year deal

Veteran RB Austin Ekeler is signing with the Commanders on a two-year deal worth up to $11.43 million.

Related Players: Brian Robinson, Chris Rodriguez

Fantasy Impact: 

The Brian Robinson bellcow role lasted about two hours, but the Commanders backs have company now. Ekeler had clearly lost a step last season, but a veteran pass-catching presence in the backfield will be an obvious plus. Ekeler should carve out a role that puts him in RB2 conversation, while Robinson holds onto a goal-line role that makes him almost as fantasy viable.

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