Chargers’ Austin Ekeler expects to play vs. Cowboys in Week 6

Los Angeles Chargers running back Austin Ekeler said Tuesday there is a “99 percent” chance he plays against the Dallas Cowboys on “Monday Night Football” in Week 6. Here’s what you need to know:

  • Ekeler, 28, has been out since suffering an ankle injury in L.A.’s 36-34 Week 1 loss to the Miami Dolphins late in the fourth quarter after rushing for 117 yards and a touchdown on 16 carries.
  • The Chargers are 2-2 this season after edging the Minnesota Vikings in Week 3 and the Las Vegas Raiders in Week 4. They had a bye last week.
  • Joshua Kelley has put up 207 yards and one touchdown on 57 carries this season as the Chargers’ primary back.

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