Austin Ekeler, RB (LAC)

Continues to lead backfield

Ekeler, who logged 1,558 scrimmage yards and 20 total TDs in 16 games last season, remains firmly atop the Chargers' RB depth chart as training camp approaches, per Lindsey Thiry of ESPN and Daniel Popper of The Athletic.

As long as the 27-year-old remains healthy, he'll be a valuable fantasy asset, especially given his usage as a pass-catcher out of the Chargers' backfield. With Justin Jackson no longer on the roster, Isaiah Spiller, Larry Rountree and Joshua Kelley are in the mix to handle complementary work, and though the team's No. 2 role hasn't been handed to Spiller, it's one that the 2022 fourth-rounder has a solid chance to claim. If so, he'd be the player to target in the event that Ekeler misses any time this coming season.

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Likely out a week

Parham is dealing with a hamstring injury that likely will force him to miss approximately a week of practice, Jeff Miller of the Los Angeles Times reports.

Injures leg

Parham injured his left leg during Saturday's practice, Daniel Popper of The Athletic reports.

Isaiah Spiller


Working with backups

Spiller has primarily worked with the second- and third-team offenses at training camp, but Daniel Popper of The Athletic notes that the rookie's "physicality is starting to pop" now that the Chargers have started padded practices.

Derwin James Jr.

Derwin James Jr.


Not practicing

Coach Brandon Staley said Wednesday that James will be held out of practice until his contract situation is resolved, Jeff Miller of the Los Angeles Times reports.

Justin Herbert

Justin Herbert


Trying to improve footwork

Herbert believes he'll benefit from a full offseason of practices, with footwork in the pocket being a key point of emphasis, Jeff Kerr of CBS Sports reports.

Jalen Guyton

Jalen Guyton


Draws praise for special teams

Guyton earned rave reviews from coach Brandon Staley regarding his performance on special teams during OTAs, Gavino Borquez of Chargers Wire reports.