Chargers running back Austin Ekeler is most dangerous, and comfortable, in open space

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Chargers running back Austin Ekeler is most dangerous, and comfortable, in open space
Chargers running back Austin Ekeler is most dangerous, and comfortable, in open space

This is shifty, elusive Austin Ekeler at his best. The Chargers' undersized and undrafted, but hardly unloved, running back is most comfortable — and dangerous — in this element. This is Austin Ekeler in space. “I just miss Colorado and the open space, you know?” he said to a roomful of reporters this week. “Where we are in California, it's just roads and parking lots and buildings. “It's good to see the mountains always, just the open land and the natural trees. In California, it's a little different. If you've got trees, it's a park. It's designated. Out here, it's how it's been forever.” Some of the Chargers aren't thrilled about spending a week in the altitude in preparation for playing Monday

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