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Matt Harmon and Los Angeles Chargers RB Austin Ekeler are back for another episode of Ekeler’s Edge, and this one goes all over the place.
The guys start the podcast by talking about the Chargers’ win over the Atlanta Falcons, which was very nearly a loss after a late fumble by Ekeler, and how impressed Austin was by Falcons RB Cordarrelle Patterson.
With the news that the Colts have fired head coach Frank Reich and replaced him with Jeff Saturday, who wasn’t even on the team’s coaching staff, Austin takes a time to respond and talk about how he would feel if he were in the Colts locker room.
Austin and Matt then go through the list of the top 12 running backs in fantasy football this year, and discuss the wave of young RBs that seem poised to take over the league, before opening up the Ask Austin mailbag and talking about the home crowds at Chargers games, the challenge of defending a rushing QB and much more.
02:55 Chargers 20, Falcons 17
07:30 Disconnect between fantasy production and play on the field
10:25 Cordarrelle Patterson
15:40 Quick MNF Recap
15:55 Colts fire head coach Frank Reich / hire Jeff Saturday
24:50 Top Fantasy RBs
34:35 Ask Austin mailbag
35:00 Dealing with transplants in the home crowd
40:00 Rushing QBs
44:40 Be the best version of yourself
49:10 Can Austin get to the Carolina Panthers?