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Chargers Top Fantasy Players

These are the top fantasy football players of the Los Angeles Chargers as ranked by Average Draft Position (ADP) in PPR-format mock drafts.

Data as of May 6, 2021.

# Name Pos Team ADP Bye
1 Austin Ekeler RB LAC 1.12 6
2 Keenan Allen WR LAC 2.12 6
3 Justin Herbert QB LAC 5.08 6
4 Mike Williams WR LAC 11.12 6
5 Jared Cook TE LAC 13.06 6
6 Justin Jackson RB LAC 14.03 6
7 LA Chargers Defense DEF LAC 14.11 6

Austin Ekeler

Austin Ekeler's current ADP is 1.12, which is the 12th pick of the 1st round, and 11th selection overall.

Austin Ekeler Average Draft Position PPR

Keenan Allen

Keenan Allen's current ADP is 2.12, which is the 12th pick of the 2nd round, and 23rd selection overall.

Keenan Allen Average Draft Position PPR

Justin Herbert

Justin Herbert's current ADP is 5.08, which is the 8th pick of the 5th round, and 56th selection overall.

Justin Herbert Average Draft Position PPR

Mike Williams

Mike Williams's current ADP is 11.12, which is the 12th pick of the 11th round, and 132nd selection overall.

Mike Williams Average Draft Position PPR

Jared Cook

Jared Cook's current ADP is 13.06, which is the 6th pick of the 13th round, and 150th selection overall.

Jared Cook Average Draft Position PPR

Justin Jackson

Justin Jackson's current ADP is 14.03, which is the 3rd pick of the 14th round, and 158th selection overall.

Justin Jackson Average Draft Position PPR

LA Chargers Defense

LA Chargers Defense's current ADP is 14.11, which is the 11th pick of the 14th round, and 166th selection overall.

LA Chargers Defense Average Draft Position PPR

Los Angeles Chargers 2020 Schedule

Week Home/Away Opponent
1 Away Cincinnati Bengals
2 Home Kansas City Chiefs
3 Home Carolina Panthers
4 Away Tampa Bay Buccaneers
5 Away New Orleans Saints
6 Home New York Jets
7 Away Miami Dolphins
8 Home Jacksonville Jaguars
9 Home Las Vegas Raiders
11 Away Denver Broncos
12 Away Buffalo Bills
13 Home New England Patriots
14 Home Atlanta Falcons
15 Away Las Vegas Raiders
16 Home Denver Broncos
17 Away Kansas City Chiefs
7 Home Jacksonville Jaguars
8 Away Denver Broncos
10 Away Miami Dolphins
11 Home New York Jets

Los Angeles Chargers News

Jeremy Cox, Done in Denver

The Broncos cut Cox on Monday, NFL reporter Aaron Wilson reports.

Analysis: The addition of second-round pick Javonte Williams signaled a need to move on from Cox, whose roster spot was made doubly redundant by the presence of fullback Andrew Beck. The 24-year-old appeared in seven games last season and was serviceable on special teams.

Jeremy Cox player page.

May 3, 2021 3:52 PM EST


Justin Jackson, Facing additional competition

Jackson faces additional competition for the backup running back job after the Chargers drafted Larry Rountree in the sixth round of the 2021 NFL Draft, Daniel Popper of The Athletic reports.

Analysis: Given the draft capital invested in Joshua Kelley last year, the assumption is the No. 3 RB job likely will come down to Jackson, newcomer Rountree and long-time practice squad candidate Darius Bradwell. The three-year pro has arguably been one of the team's more productive late-round picks in recent memory, rushing for at least 200 yards in each of his first three seasons despite never seeing more than 60 carries, but he never solidified himself as a capable fill-in option when Austin Ekeler sidelined for six games. Rountree lacks the quick-cut explosiveness that Jackson has demonstrated at the pro level, but he does seem to have a nose for the end zone having scored a career-best 14 touchdowns in a shortened 2020 season.

Justin Jackson player page.

May 3, 2021 7:56 AM EST


Melvin Gordon, Joined by second-round RB

Second-round draft pick Javonte Williams has joined Gordon in the Broncos' backfield, Ben Swanson of the team's official site reports.

Analysis: The Broncos moved up five spots in the 2021 draft in order to select Williams. Per GM George Paton, Williams was "one of (the team's) favorite players in the draft" and the North Carolina product will help fill the void created by the offseason departure of Phillip Lindsay. At this stage, Gordon remains atop Denver's running back depth chart, but Williams, whose prospect profile is highlighted by his ability to run through defenders, is going to be hard to keep of the field. As a result, some form of a time-share figures to develop once Williams gets acclimated to the pro game. Also on hand in the team's backfield are Mike Boone and Royce Freeman.

Melvin Gordon player page.

May 2, 2021 12:28 PM EST


Kenjon Barner, Could get another chance with Bucs?

Barner (groin) is a candidate to return to Tampa Bay on a league-minimum deal, Greg Auman of The Athletic reports.

Analysis: Barner won't have much of a place in the Buccaneers' backfield after the team decided to bring back Leonard Fournette, but his utility on special teams could allow him a shot to compete during training camp. Still currently a free agent after having ended last season on IR due to a groin injury, Barner's best chance of signing anywhere when healthy will be as an option in the return game.

Kenjon Barner player page.

March 29, 2021 11:50 AM EST


Daniel Helm, Pens deal with Niners

Helm signed with the 49ers on Wednesday, Chris Biderman of The Sacramento Bee reports.

Analysis: Helm suited up in five games -- his first NFL appearances -- for the 49ers in 2020, logging just 28 offensive snaps. The 25-year-old didn't provide much offensive upside at Duke. He'll need to battle for a roster spot during training camp.

Daniel Helm player page.

March 17, 2021 5:34 PM EST