Fantasy managers thankful for Chargers’ Austin Ekeler

Thanksgiving is almost certainly the best holiday of the year for NFL fans, with plenty of food and football to last all day. And when it comes time to give thanks for certain players’ performances, the Los Angeles Chargers’ Austin Ekeler (four TDs in Week 11) has to be near the top of the list. He’s our No. 1 running back this week.

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Fantasy football rankings for Week 12 are based on the point-per-reception (PPR) scoring used in most seasonal and daily fantasy football formats. One point is awarded for every 10 rushing and receiving yards and one point for every 20 passing yards. Six points are awarded for touchdowns scored, four points for passing TDs and one point for receptions.

Rankings are compiled by

(* Be sure to check injury/status before kickoff)

Chargers running back Austin Ekeler celebrates one of his four touchdowns in Week 11, two rushing and two receiving.


1 Josh Allen Buf. at N.O.

2 Tom Brady T.B. at Ind.

3 Lamar Jackson Bal. vs. Cle.

4 Russell Wilson Sea. at Was.

5 Justin Herbert L.A.-C at Den.

6 Dak Prescott Dal. vs. L.V.

7 Aaron Rodgers G.B. vs. L.A.-R

8 Jalen Hurts Phi. at N.Y.-G

9 Kirk Cousins Min. at S.F.

10 Tyrod Taylor Hou. vs. N.Y.-J

11 Matt Ryan Atl. at Jac.

12 Joe Burrow Cin. vs. Pit.

13 Matthew Stafford L.A.-R at G.B.

14 Taylor Heinicke Was. vs. Sea.

15 Cam Newton Car. at Mia.

16 Ryan Tannehill Ten. at N.E.

17 Carson Wentz Ind. vs. T.B.

18 Ben Roethlisberger Pit. at Cin.

19 Trevor Siemian N.O. vs. Buf.

20 Jimmy Garoppolo S.F. vs. Min.

21 Derek Carr L.V. at Dal.

22 Teddy Bridgewater Den. vs. L.A.-C

23 Daniel Jones N.Y.-G vs. Phi.

24 Tua Tagovailoa Mia. vs. Car.

25 Mac Jones N.E. vs. Ten.

26 *Baker Mayfield Cle. at Bal.

27 Trevor Lawrence Jac. vs. Atl.

28 *Zach Wilson N.Y.-J at Hou.

29 Andy Dalton Chi. at Det.

30 *Jared Goff Det. vs. Chi.

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1 Christian McCaffrey Car. at Mia.

2 Austin Ekeler L.A.-C at Den.

3 Jonathan Taylor…


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