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  • Keenan Allen, Gerald Everett Good To Go

    Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver Keenan Allen (hamstring) and tight end Gerald Everett (groin) were removed from Friday's final injury report and will play in Week 12 against the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday. Allen had a successful return to action in the Week 11 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs, catching five of his eight targets for 94 yards, although he did lose a fumble. With Mike Williams (ankle) out this weekend, Allen should see heavy volume and will be in play as a WR2 for fantasy managers. Everett will return after missing the last game and will face a Cardinals defense that was just torched by San Francisco 49ers tight end George Kittle. Everett will be in play as a borderline TE1/2 streamer in his return.

    Nov 25 · Source via Chargers Keenan Allen Gerald Everett
  • Mike Williams Ruled Out Against Cardinals

    Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver Mike Williams (ankle) has officially been ruled out for the Week 12 game against the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday. Williams returned in the Week 11 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs but suffered a setback with his high-ankle sprain and will miss another game this weekend. It remains to be seen if he'll be able to make it back in Week 13 to face the Las Vegas Raiders. With Big Mike out, Keenan Allen, Joshua Palmer and DeAndre Carter will be the Bolts' top three receivers for quarterback Justin Herbert. Williams has 38 catches on 60 targets for 510 yards and three touchdowns in eight games so far in 2022, but his ankle injury could slow him down the rest of the way.

    Nov 25 · Source via Chargers Mike Williams
  • Mike Williams Doesn't Practice Thursday

    Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver Mike Williams (ankle) didn't suit up for practice on Thursday. The 28-year-old re-aggravated his ankle sprain that he suffered in Week 11. Head coach Brandon Staley mentioned that the team is taking things day-to-day with Williams. Fantasy managers will have to wait and see if Williams practices on Friday. He'd be a low-end WR2 for the upcoming matchup with the Arizona Cardinals.

    Nov 24 · Source via Chargers Mike Williams
  • Keenan Allen Practices In Full Wednesday

    Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver Keenan Allen (hamstring) was a full participant in practice on Wednesday. Allen had a successful return to action in the Week 11 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday night, catching five of his eight targets for 94 yards while also losing a costly fumble. It's more good news that Allen didn't suffer any setbacks with his hamstring injury, so he should be good to go for a Week 12 contest against the Arizona Cardinals. The 30-year-old should be consistently targeted by quarterback Justin Herbert the rest of the season, and he could see even more looks this weekend after Mike Williams aggravated his ankle injury. Fantasy managers should consider Allen a low-end WR2 play in Week 12 with more upside in PPR leagues.

    Nov 23 · Source via Chargers Keenan Allen
  • Mike Williams Limited In Practice Wednesday

    Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver Mike Williams (ankle) was a limited participant in practice on Wednesday after re-aggravating his high ankle sprain in Week 11. Head coach Brandon Staley stated that the team would take things "day by day" with Williams as he is likely to be limited in practice all week. This gives him a chance to suit up in what would be an enticing matchup against the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday. Fantasy managers should monitor Williams' status throughout the week and should view him as a risky WR2 with great upside if active.

    Nov 23 · Source via Chargers Mike Williams
  • Dustin Hopkins Placed On IR, Cameron Dicker Signed To Active Roster

    Los Angeles Chargers kicker Dustin Hopkins (hamstring) was placed on the Injured Reserve list, meaning he'll miss at least the next four games. In a corresponding move, they signed Cameron Dicker to the active roster. The rookie has been elevated from the practice squad in three consecutive weeks, performing well as the starter, converting all six field goals he's attempted. As an accurate kicker on a high-powered offense, he's a strong option each week, including their upcoming matchup against the Cardinals on Sunday.

    Nov 23 · Source via Chargers Dustin Hopkins
  • Dustin Hopkins Placed On Injured Reserve

    Los Angeles Chargers kicker Dustin Hopkins (hamstring) has been placed on the injured reserve. The 32-year-old will miss the next four weeks, but he's already missed the last four weeks of action because of this injury. Hopkins hasn't played since the Week 6 matchup against the Denver Broncos. There's a possibility that Hopkins doesn't play again this season. In the meantime, Cameron Dicker will remain the starting kicker in Los Angeles and has been signed to the active roster.

    Nov 22 · Source via Chargers Dustin Hopkins
  • Chargers Defense Picked Apart By Chiefs

    The Los Angeles Chargers defense allowed 30 points to the Kansas City Chiefs in a Week 11 loss, recording just one sack and one fumble recovery. The Chargers are surrendering the fourth-most points per game in the NFL, so it's no surprise to see them picked apart by Patrick Mahomes and company. The Los Angeles DST cannot be trusted for fantasy purposes and should remain on waiver wires in all formats.

    Nov 21 · Source via Chargers Los Angeles Chargers
  • Cameron Dicker Perfect Again In Week 11

    Los Angeles Chargers kicker Cameron Dicker drilled both of his field goal attempts and all three of his extra-point opportunities in a Week 11 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. With Dustin Hopkins (hamstring) missing his fourth consecutive game, Dicker again stepped up as he has all season. The undrafted rookie remains perfect in four career starts. It's unclear if Hopkins will return in Week 12, but Dicker has proven to be reliable for fantasy managers and can be started with confidence if he gets the nod against the Arizona Cardinals.

    Nov 21 · Source via Chargers Cameron Dicker
  • Joshua Palmer Goes Off In Week 11 Loss

    Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver Joshua Palmer hauled in eight of his 10 targets for 106 yards and two touchdowns in a loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. Despite the return of Keenan Allen, Palmer remained heavily involved and posted his best statistical performance of the season. His first score of the game came on a 50-yard bomb from quarterback Justin Herbert in the first quarter and his second came on a six-yard strike that gave Los Angeles the lead late in the fourth. The Chargers ultimately came up just short of a divisional win, but Palmer proved to be an essential piece of the offense with Mike Williams (ankle) re-aggravating his ankle sprain in the contest. If Williams misses additional time, Palmer will be a must-start fantasy option in Week 12 against the Arizona Cardinals.

    Nov 21 · Source via Chargers Josh Palmer
  • Keenan Allen Has Solid Showing In Return

    Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver Keenan Allen hauled in five of his eight targets for 94 yards in a Week 11 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. Aside from his fumble in the fourth quarter, this was an excellent showing for the veteran, who was expected to be on a snap count in just his third start of the season. Unfortunately, Allen became incredibly necessary when Mike Williams (ankle) re-aggravated his ankle sprain early in the contest. Allen's presence definitely seemed to improve the Chargers' offensive output as the team scored its most points since Week 5. As long as he stays healthy, Allen should be a consistent option for fantasy managers down the stretch.

    Nov 21 · Source via Chargers Keenan Allen
  • Austin Ekeler Scores In Week 11 Loss

    Los Angeles Chargers running back Austin Ekeler handled 19 rushing attempts for 83 yards and a touchdown, adding two receptions for 17 yards in a narrow loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. His 19 carries were a season-high, but his two targets were unfortunately a season-low. Fantasy managers shouldn't expect this little involvement in the passing attack going forward, but expectations should be tempered a bit now that Keenan Allen has returned to the starting lineup. This was still an excellent performance for Ekeler and he should continue to put up RB1 numbers heading into the fantasy playoffs.

    Nov 21 · Source via Chargers Austin Ekeler
  • Justin Herbert Bounces Back In Week 11 Loss

    Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert completed 23 of 30 pass attempts for 280 yards, two touchdowns, and one interception in a Week 11 divisional loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. He added 17 rushing yards on five carries. Herbert had his best performance since Week 7 on Sunday night, connecting with Joshua Palmer for his two scores and welcoming back Keenan Allen with eight targets. Unfortunately, Mike Williams (ankle) suffered a re-aggravation of his ankle injury in the contest and could be forced to miss additional time. Still, with Allen back in the fold, Herbert should sustain solid fantasy production going forward. Another enticing matchup with the Arizona Cardinals is on tap for Week 12.

    Nov 21 · Source via Chargers Justin Herbert
  • Mike Williams Re-Aggravated High-Ankle Sprain

    Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver Mike Williams (ankle) re-aggravated his high-ankle sprain during Sunday's loss to the Kansas City Chiefs, head coach Brandon Staley told the media. "We are going to find out a lot more in the next couple of days about his possibilities for Wednesday's practice," Staley said. "But not a significant re-injury." As of now, Williams' status for Week 12 is up in the air. If active, he should be viewed as a low-end WR2 in fantasy football.

    Nov 21 · Source via Chargers Mike Williams
  • Joshua Kelley Returning To Practice

    Los Angeles Chargers running back Joshua Kelley (knee) is expected to return to practice this week, head coach Brandon Staley relayed to Daniel Popper of The Athletic. Kelley has been sidelined since Week 6 and is eligible to return from IR anytime now. Through his first five games, he amassed 104 rushing yards, 56 receiving yards, and one touchdown. He won't have any fantasy appeal unless Austin Ekeler were to suffer an injury.

    Nov 21 · Source via Chargers Joshua Kelley
  • Mike Williams Downgraded To Out Sunday

    Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver Mike Williams (ankle) has been ruled out for the remainder of Sunday Night Football against the Kansas City Chiefs. He caught one pass for 15 yards before exiting. This development is concerning since Williams missed the last two games with a high-ankle sprain, so it makes sense that the Chargers are holding him out for the remainder of the contest. As long as Williams is sidelined, Keenan Allen, Joshua Palmer, and DeAndre Carter will operate as Los Angeles' lead receivers.

    Nov 20 · Source via Chargers Mike Williams
  • Mike Williams Questionable To Return Sunday

    Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver Mike Williams (ankle) is officially questionable to return against the Kansas City Chiefs in Week 11. He caught one pass for 15 yards before exiting. This development is concerning since Williams missed the last two games with a high-ankle sprain. Because of this, it would not be surprising to see the Chargers exercise caution and hold Williams out for the remainder of the contest. As long as Williams is sidelined, Keenan Allen, Joshua Palmer, and DeAndre Carter will operate as the Chargers' lead receivers.

    Nov 20 · Source via Chargers Mike Williams
  • Gerald Everett, Dustin Hopkins Inactive Sunday

    Los Angeles Chargers tight end Gerald Everett (groin) and kicker Dustin Hopkins (hamstring) are inactive for Week 11 against the Kansas City Chiefs. Everett was initially cleared to play this weekend, but the Chargers downgraded him to questionable on Saturday. Now, he has been ruled out. Tre' McKitty and Richard Rodgers should see more snaps in his place. Meanwhile, Hopkins' absence was widely expected after the team listed him as doubtful. Handling kicking duties for the Chargers will be Cameron Dicker, who is 5-for-5 on extra points and 7-for-7 on field goals in his rookie season.

    Nov 20 · Source via Chargers Dustin Hopkins Gerald Everett
  • Keenan Allen, Mike Williams Officially Active For Week 11

    Los Angeles Chargers wide receivers Keenan Allen (hamstring) and Mike Williams (ankle) are active for Sunday's game against the Kansas City Chiefs despite being listed as questionable. Allen has played in just two games this season, catching six passes for 77 yards. He is a solid WR2 when healthy, but at the age of 30, he is no longer a guaranteed commodity in fantasy football. On the other hand, Williams has quickly asserted himself as a flashy, high-upside option. The 28-year-old has totaled 495 yards and three touchdowns this season, and while he has a relatively low floor, he should still be viewed as a high-end WR2 on a weekly basis.

    Nov 20 · Source via Chargers Keenan Allen Mike Williams
  • Keenan Allen Intends To Play On Sunday Night

    Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver Keenan Allen (hamstring) stated he intends to play on Sunday night against the Chiefs, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. The wideout has appeared in only two games this season due to a nagging hamstring ailment, which has also caused Justin Herbert to struggle. With that said, Allen's official designation may not come until after lineups lock, so fantasy managers may want to consider keeping him on the bench in Week 11 in case he suffers a setback.

    Nov 20 · Source via Chargers Keenan Allen
  • Gerald Everett Downgraded To Questionable

    Los Angeles Chargers tight end Gerald Everett (groin) has been downgraded to questionable ahead of Week 11 against the Kansas City Chiefs. Everett practiced in full on Friday and was initially left off the end-of-week injury report, but it appears he suffered some type of setback and is no longer a lock to play Sunday. The 28-year-old has totaled 34 catches, 364 yards, and two touchdowns in 2022. If he can't suit up, Tre' McKitty and Richard Rodgers would see more snaps on offense.

    Nov 19 · Source via Chargers Gerald Everett
  • Mike Williams Expected To Play In Week 11

    Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver Mike Williams (ankle) is expected to be active for Sunday's divisional clash with the Kansas City Chiefs, according to Jordan Schultz of The Score. The 28-year-old had been listed as questionable despite practicing in full on Friday. Williams is the Chargers' leading receiver this season, having caught 37 passes for 495 yards and three touchdowns through seven games. He ranks as a WR2 ahead of what should be a high-scoring affair versus Kansas City. On the topic of Chargers receivers, it's worth noting that Williams' teammate, Keenan Allen (hamstring), is also trending towards being active for just the third time this season.

    Nov 19 · Source via Chargers Mike Williams
  • Cameron Dicker Likely To Start Again In Week 11

    Los Angeles Chargers kicker Cameron Dicker appears to be on track for his third consecutive start in Week 11 against the Kansas City Chiefs. Dustin Hopkins (hamstring) has officially been listed as doubtful heading into Sunday, so the undrafted rookie should be in line for a busy night in what projects to be a high-scoring divisional showdown. Dicker has been steady in his time on the field this season as he is yet to miss a field goal or extra point attempt. Assuming Hopkins is inactive, Dicker can be started in all formats in this enticing matchup.

    Nov 19 · Source via Chargers Cameron Dicker
  • Joshua Palmer A Dicey Flex Option In Week 11

    Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver Joshua Palmer has seen a healthy target share as of late with Keenan Allen (hamstring) and Mike Williams (ankle) injured, but could fall in the pecking order as the two wideouts are questionable with a decent chance of suiting up in Week 11. Palmer does have an excellent divisional matchup against the Kansas City Chiefs, who are allowing over 38 PPR fantasy points per game to opposing wide receivers. Fantasy managers should closely monitor any reports regarding the availability of Allen and Williams, but with kickoff not until Sunday night, a decision on whether or not to start Palmer may have to be made prematurely. This makes him a very volatile flex option in most formats.

    Nov 19 · Source via Chargers Josh Palmer
  • Justin Herbert Should Get Back On Track In Week 11

    Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert has disappointed for fantasy purposes for the past two weeks but will have a great opportunity to bounce back in Week 11 against the Kansas City Chiefs. Not only are the Chiefs allowing the fifth-most fantasy points per game to quarterbacks, but it seems that there is a good chance Herbert has top targets Keenan Allen (hamstring) and Mike Williams (ankle) available to him on Sunday night. The two wideouts are currently listed as questionable but practiced in full on Friday and expressed optimism about their status. Herbert is a solid option this week regardless, but fantasy managers should have even more confidence in him with the Chargers' offense at full strength.

    Nov 19 · Source via Chargers Justin Herbert
  • DeAndre Carter Will Suit Up Against Kansas City

    Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver DeAndre Carter (ribs) will play on Sunday night versus the Chiefs. The 29-year-old was limited during practice for a few days throughout the week before logging a full session on Friday. Carter has played well as of late and is coming off a four-catch, one-touchdown performance against the 49ers in Week 10. With that said, Mike Williams (ankle) and Keenan Allen (hamstring) are trending toward playing in Week 11, so there won't be as much room for Carter to be involved.

    Nov 19 · Source via Chargers DeAndre Carter
  • Gerald Everett Off The Injury Report For Week 11

    Los Angeles Chargers tight end Gerald Everett (groin) practiced in full on Friday and was removed from the injury report ahead of Sunday's meeting with the Chiefs. With Keenan Allen (hamstring) and Mike Williams (ankle) sidelined, Everett benefitted by amassing 24 targets over his last four games. However, with both wideouts trending toward returning in Week 11, the 28-year-old likely won't see as much attention from quarterback Justin Herbert. With that said, Everett does have an upside, but the potential for an underwhelming performance is greater than the alternative.

    Nov 19 · Source via Chargers Gerald Everett
  • Dustin Hopkins Doubtful For Week 11

    Los Angeles Chargers kicker Dustin Hopkins (hamstring) got in a limited practice on Friday but is officially doubtful to play in a Week 11 bout with the Kansas City Chiefs. Assuming Hopkins is inactive, undrafted rookie Cameron Dicker will start for a third consecutive contest. Dicker has been great in limited action this season and will project as a solid fantasy option in what could be a high-scoring divisional affair.

    Nov 18 · Source via Chargers Dustin Hopkins
  • Keenan Allen, Mike Williams Officially Questionable

    Los Angeles Chargers wide receivers Keenan Allen (hamstring) and Mike Williams (ankle) both practiced in full on Friday and are officially listed as questionable for a Week 11 matchup against the Kansas City Chiefs. Allen expressed confidence in his availability for Sunday night but added that it will ultimately be up to the coaching staff, while Williams stated that he "should be out there". This is excellent news for fantasy managers of the two wideouts as well as those rostering quarterback Justin Herbert. If active, both Allen and Williams will immediately have WR2 value in a potential divisional shootout.

    Nov 18 · Source via Chargers Keenan Allen Mike Williams
  • Chargers DST Must Be Avoided In Week 11

    The Los Angeles Chargers defense/special teams has been one of the worst fantasy DSTs this season and will face an extremely difficult opponent in the Kansas City Chiefs in Week 11. Los Angeles is surrendering over 25 points per game, and the Chiefs are scoring over 30 points per game, setting up the Chargers for potential disaster in this matchup. Fantasy managers should avoid the Chargers DST at all costs in what could be a divisional shootout.

    Nov 18 · Source via Chargers Los Angeles Chargers
  • Austin Ekeler A Top Option In Week 11

    Los Angeles Chargers running back Austin Ekeler is the fantasy RB1 in half-PPR scoring this season and will continue to be a must-start option in a Week 11 matchup against the Kansas City Chiefs. Ekeler was finally held out of the end zone last week but was still solid for fantasy due to his usage in the receiving game. If Mike Williams (ankle) and/or Keenan Allen (hamstring), who are both questionable, can suit up on Sunday night, Ekeler will likely see a few fewer targets but is still capable of a strong showing against a vulnerable Kansas City run defense. Fantasy managers should have supreme confidence in their first-round selection heading into this divisional showdown.

    Nov 18 · Source via Chargers Austin Ekeler
  • Dustin Hopkins Doesn't Practice Thursday

    Los Angeles Chargers kicker Dustin Hopkins (hamstring) didn't practice Thursday. He has now missed back-to-back practices. The 32-year-old will have one more chance to practice to increase his chance of suiting up for Sunday's game against the Kansas City Chiefs. If Hopkins misses another game, Cameron Dicker will handle kicking duties for the Chargers. Dicker is 7-for-7 in field goal attempts, and 5-for-5 in extra-point tries this season. The 22-year-old can be used as a streamer against the Chiefs for Week 11 if Hopkins is ruled out.

    Nov 18 · Source via Chargers Dustin Hopkins
  • DeAndre Carter Remains Limited Thursday

    Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver DeAndre Carter (rib) was a limited participant in Thursday's practice. Keenan Allen (hamstring) and Mike Williams (ankle) were also limited Thursday. The 29-year-old could drop to fourth on the WR depth chart if Allen and Williams can return for Week 11 against the Kansas City Chiefs. He caught all four of his targets for 64 yards and a touchdown in last Sunday's loss to the 49ers. Carter's role could take a hit and would be worth starting against the Chiefs in deep-league formats if Allen and Williams remain inactive.

    Nov 17 · Source via Chargers DeAndre Carter
  • Keenan Allen, Mike Williams Practice Again Thursday

    Los Angeles Chargers wide receivers Keenan Allen (hamstring) and Mike Williams (ankle) both practiced on Thursday for the second straight day this week. Allen and Williams were limited on Wednesday and will likely be listed as limited again on Thursday. It's great news, though, as they both have a shot at playing in the Sunday night showdown against the Kansas City Chiefs. However, fantasy managers may have some tough decisions to make this weekend if Allen and Williams are game-time decisions on Sunday night. And even if they're active, you'll run the risk of both of them having their snaps limited in their first game back. Joshua Palmer and DeAndre Carter have been adequate as quarterback Justin Herbert's top two wideouts with Allen and Williams sidelined, but they'll be risky flex options if Allen and Williams are back against KC.

    Nov 17 · Source via Chargers Keenan Allen Mike Williams
  • Dustin Hopkins Still Not Practicing

    Los Angeles Chargers kicker Dustin Hopkins (hamstring) was listed as a DNP at Wednesday's practice. Hopkins was last active in Week 6 and is expected to miss at least one more game, so fantasy managers shouldn't be planning on using him on Sunday night against the division-rival Kansas City Chiefs. Besides, Cameron Dicker has filled in very nicely in the last two weeks for the Chargers. Dicker the kicker has nailed all five of his field-goal attempts and all three of his extra points in his two games for LA, and he could be pretty busy yet again in Week 11 in what could be a high-scoring contest. The 22-year-old rookie is a perfect 7-for-7 on field goals and 5-for-5 on extra points in three games in 2022 (one game with the Eagles).

    Nov 16 · Source via Chargers Dustin Hopkins
  • Gerald Everett, DeAndre Carter Limited Wednesday

    Los Angeles Chargers tight end Gerald Everett (groin) and wide receiver DeAndre Carter (ribs) were both limited at Wednesday's practice. It's a good sign that Everett was able to do something at practice on Wednesday, but he sounds very questionable to play on Sunday night against the Kansas City Chiefs, making him an even more risky TE1/2 for fantasy managers this weekend. If he's limited or out, Tre' McKitty is likely to operate as the Bolts' top pass-catching tight end in what could be a shootout. Carter's injury isn't the only concern for his fantasy managers, as both Keenan Allen (hamstring) and Mike Williams (ankle) could return in Week 11, which would push Carter down the WR pecking order. The 29-year-old is only worth a flex play in fantasy if Allen and Williams continue to sit out.

    Nov 16 · Source via Chargers DeAndre Carter Gerald Everett
  • Keenan Allen, Mike Williams Return To Individual Drills

    Los Angeles Chargers wide receivers Keenan Allen (hamstring) and Mike Williams (ankle) returned to individual drills at practice on Wednesday, according to head coach Brandon Staley. The Chargers expected both Allen and Williams to return to practice this week, but it remains to be seen if they'll be able to play on Sunday night against the Kansas City Chiefs. Both wideouts were officially limited, but they'll be extra risky starting options in fantasy if they're questionable on the final injury report for Sunday night's game. Allen has been an absolute bust for fantasy managers this year while playing in only parts of two games. If both Allen and Williams return, it will be a massive boost for quarterback Justin Herbert. Joshua Palmer and DeAndre Carter have seen expanded roles with both Allen and Williams sidelined.

    Nov 16 · Source via Chargers Keenan Allen Mike Williams
  • Chargers To Sign DT Tyeler Davison

    The defensive tackle spot has been the source of plenty of turnover recently for the Chargers, and the team is making another move at the position. Los Angeles is signing Tyeler Davison off of the Browns’ practice squad, reports ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler (Twitter link). [RELATED: Chargers’ Covington, Ogbonnia Likely Out For Season] The 30-year-old joined Cleveland’s taxi […]

    Nov 15 · Pro Football Rumors Chargers Tyeler Davison
  • Gerald Everett Day-To-Day With Groin Injury

    Los Angeles Chargers head coach Brandon Staley said that tight end Gerald Everett (groin) is day-to-day after suffering a groin injury in Sunday night's loss to the San Francisco 49ers. "I think you'll see him out there in practice some time this week," Staley said. Everett left the game in the second quarter on Sunday night and never returned, finishing with two catches for 23 yards. However, it sounds like the veteran tight end will have a chance to play on Sunday night against the Kansas City Chiefs in Week 11. The 28-year-old has been a viable TE streamer in fantasy with receivers Keenan Allen (hamstring) and Mike Williams (ankle) sidelined, but they both have a shot to return for the showdown against the Chiefs as well.

    Nov 14 · Source via Chargers Gerald Everett
  • Chargers Lose Otito Ogbonnia, Christian Covington For The Year

    Los Angeles Chargers head coach Brandon Staley said that defensive linemen Otito Ogbonnia (knee) and Christian Covington (pectoral) are both out for the season after suffering serious injuries in Sunday night's loss to the San Francisco 49ers. Ogbonnia suffered a patellar tendon rupture, while Covington tore his pectoral muscle. It's terrible news for the Chargers' defensive line depth the rest of the way. With both Ogbonnia and Covington done for the year, Sebastian Joseph-Day and Jeremiah Attaochu will see increased playing time to close out the season. But this is terrible news for a Chargers run defense that has been among the league's worst in 2022.

    Nov 14 · Source via Chargers Jeremiah Attaochu Christian Covington Sebastian Joseph-Day Otito Ogbonnia
  • Keenan Allen, Mike Williams Should Practice This Week

    Los Angeles Chargers head coach Brandon Staley said that wide receivers Keenan Allen (hamstring) and Mike Williams (ankle) should return to practice this week. Allen injured his hamstring in the season opener, returned in Week 7 to play 23 offensive snaps and hasn't played since. Meanwhile, Williams sustained a high-ankle sprain in Week 7 and hasn't played since. Getting his top two receivers back on the field would be huge for quarterback Justin Herbert and his fantasy upside, while Joshua Palmer and DeAndre Carter would go back to complementary roles in the passing game. Allen's fantasy managers want to see it before they believe it, and Allen has previously stated he won't return until he's 100 percent healthy. Keep a close eye on both wideouts' practice statuses this week.

    Nov 14 · Source via Chargers Keenan Allen Mike Williams
  • Chargers Defense Turns In Uninspiring Week 10 Performance

    The Los Angeles Chargers' defense surrendered 22 points to the San Francisco 49ers, recording one sack and a fumble recovery in Sunday night's loss. The Chargers DST has been essentially unplayable for fantasy since Week 1. This is highly unlikely to change anytime soon, especially in a Week 11 matchup with the Kansas City Chiefs. Fantasy managers should look elsewhere as there should be better options available on waiver wires.

    Nov 14 · Source via Chargers Los Angeles Chargers
  • Cameron Dicker Productive Again In Week 10 Loss

    Los Angeles Chargers kicker Cameron Dicker was busy on Sunday night, drilling all three of his field goal attempts and converting on his lone extra-point try in a Week 10 loss to the San Francisco 49ers. The undrafted rookie was impressive once again as he hit on field goals from 40 and 47 yards out. Dicker's stint with the Chargers could come to a close if Dustin Hopkins (hamstring) is able to return in Week 11, but either kicker would be a serviceable fantasy option in a divisional showdown against the Kansas City Chiefs.

    Nov 14 · Source via Chargers Cameron Dicker
  • Tre' McKitty Sees Six Targets In Week 10

    Los Angeles Chargers tight end Tre' McKitty posted three receptions for 21 yards on six targets in a Week 10 loss to the San Francisco 49ers. McKitty was given an expanded role on Sunday night with Gerald Everett (groin) suffering an injury in the second quarter. His six targets marked a new career-high. Fantasy managers should monitor reports regarding Everett's availability for Week 11, but McKitty could be a streaming option against the Kansas City Chiefs if Everett, Mike Williams (ankle), and Keenan Allen (hamstring) are all inactive.

    Nov 14 · Source via Chargers Tre' McKitty
  • Joshua Palmer Does Little With Eight Targets

    Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver Joshua Palmer finished with three receptions for 44 yards on eight targets in a 22-16 loss to the San Francisco 49ers. Palmer has operated as the clear-cut WR1 for the Chargers in the absence of Mike Williams (ankle) and Keenan Allen (hamstring) but was out-produced by DeAndre Carter in Sunday night's loss. His weekly fantasy finishes have been erratic, but Palmer will remain a fantasy WR3 or flex option against the Kansas City Chiefs in Week 11 if Williams and Allen remain sidelined.

    Nov 14 · Source via Chargers Josh Palmer
  • DeAndre Carter Finds The End Zone In Week 10

    Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver DeAndre Carter hauled in all four of his targets for 64 yards and a touchdown in a Week 10 loss to the San Francisco 49ers. Carter's score came on a 32-yard dime from quarterback Justin Herbert for the first touchdown of the game. Unfortunately, it was also the last touchdown of the contest for the Chargers. Carter was out-targeted by Joshua Palmer, Austin Ekeler, and Tre' McKitty, but was easily the most productive of the four. If Keenan Allen (hamstring) and Mike Williams (ankle) are once again ruled out in Week 11, Carter will be worthy of flex consideration in an important divisional matchup with the Kansas City Chiefs.

    Nov 14 · Source via Chargers DeAndre Carter
  • Austin Ekeler's Touchdown Streak Comes To An End

    Los Angeles Chargers running back Austin Ekeler handled six carries for 24 yards and hauled in seven of his 12 targets for 39 receiving yards in a Week 10 loss to the San Francisco 49ers. This marked the first time since Week 3 that Ekeler failed to score a touchdown as the Chargers split carries between him and Isaiah Spiller early on and struggled to find the end zone. Still, Ekeler led the team in targets and continued to be a safety valve for Justin Herbert with Keenan Allen (hamstring) and Mike Williams (ankle) dealing with injuries. Despite his lackluster output this week, Ekeler will remain a top fantasy RB for a Week 11 divisional bout with the Kansas City Chiefs.

    Nov 14 · Source via Chargers Austin Ekeler
  • Justin Herbert Struggles Again In Week 10 Loss

    Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert completed 21 of 35 pass attempts for just 196 yards, one touchdown, and one interception in the team's Week 10 loss to the San Francisco 49ers. He also added 22 rushing yards on five carries. The third-year signal-caller was evaluated for a concussion towards the end of the first half, but cleared protocols and ultimately turned in another subpar performance in what's been a disappointing season. Although San Francisco was already considered a tough matchup going into Sunday night's contest, it's clear at this point that Herbert is not an elite-level fantasy option when Mike Williams (ankle) and Keenan Allen (hamstring) are both unavailable. Fantasy managers should monitor the health of the two wideouts ahead of the Chargers' Week 11 divisional showdown with the Kansas City Chiefs.

    Nov 14 · Source via Chargers Justin Herbert
  • Gerald Everett Injures Groin Sunday Night

    Los Angeles Chargers tight end Gerald Everett (groin) suffered a groin injury on Sunday night against the San Francisco 49ers and is questionable to return. Everett left the game in the second quarter, but his fantasy managers will be hoping he can get back on the field in the second half. The 28-year-old caught both of his targets for 23 receiving yards before he was injured. The Chargers are already without receivers Keenan Allen (hamstring) and Mike Williams (ankle), so they can ill-afford anymore injuries to their offensive skill players. If Everett doesn't return on Sunday night, Tre' McKitty should be the Bolts' top pass-catching tight end. And with Donald Parham Jr. (hamstring) on Injured Reserve, McKitty could be an interesting waiver-wire pickup next week if Everett's injury is serious enough to cause him to miss additional time.

    Nov 13 · Source via Chargers Gerald Everett
  • Larry Rountree III Joins Active Roster

    Los Angeles Chargers running back Larry Rountree III has been signed to the active roster ahead of Sunday's matchup against the San Francisco 49ers. The former sixth-round pick didn't have much success with the team last season. He rushed 36 times for 87 yards with one touchdown in 12 games with the Chargers last season. This appears to be a depth move to have another body behind Austin Ekeler. The expectation is that Rountree won't be significantly involved in the offensive gameplan. Fantasy managers can continue to ignore him until further notice.

    Nov 13 · Source via Chargers Larry Rountree
  • Dustin Hopkins To Miss Another Game

    Los Angeles Chargers kicker Dustin Hopkins (hamstring) is officially out for Week 10 against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday night. In his absence, Cameron Dicker will kick for the team for the second straight week. Hopkins hasn't played since Week 6 and is still recovering from his hamstring injury. Dicker the kicker made both of his field-goal attempts and both of his extra points in the Week 9 win over the Atlanta Falcons, including the game-winning field goal late in the contest. The rookie also made both of his field-goal tries and both of his extra points for the Philadelphia Eagles in Week 5. Although the 22-year-old has been perfect on all of his kicks in his first two NFL games, fantasy managers should look for better streaming options in Week 10.

    Nov 12 · Source via Chargers Dustin Hopkins
  • Mike Williams Could Return To Practice Next Week

    Los Angeles Chargers head coach Brandon Staley said that there's a "good chance" that wide receiver Mike Williams (ankle) will return to practice in some capacity next week. Williams is officially out for the Sunday night game in Week 10 against the San Francisco 49ers, and he's been out since suffering a high-ankle sprain in Week 7. Williams and Keenan Allen (hamstring) will both miss another game this weekend, leaving Joshua Palmer and DeAndre Carter in significant starting roles yet again. Williams should be stashed in all fantasy formats, as he has 37 catches on 59 targets for 495 yards and three touchdowns in his seven games played for LA so far this season. A return to practice next week won't necessarily mean he'll return in Week 11 against the division-rival Kansas City Chiefs.

    Nov 11 · Source via Chargers Mike Williams
  • Keenan Allen To Miss Another Game

    Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver Keenan Allen (hamstring) has officially been ruled out for the Sunday night game against the San Francisco 49ers in Week 10 after missing practice all week. Mike Williams (ankle) remains on Injured Reserve, so Joshua Palmer and DeAndre Carter will continue to be attractive flex plays as the Bolts top two pass-catchers. Allen has been a monumental fantasy bust this year, playing in only two games and catching all six of his targets for 77 scoreless yards. He continues to say that he won't return to the field until he's 100 percent past his hamstring injury, so it's anyone's guess as to when that will be. The 30-year-old must remain stashed in all leagues, and we can only hope he'll contribute at some point during the 2022 fantasy season.

    Nov 11 · Source via Chargers Keenan Allen
  • Chargers Defense Should Be Avoided In Week 10

    The Los Angeles Chargers defense/special teams ranks as a bottom-three fantasy unit so far this season and will draw a tough matchup against the San Francisco 49ers in Week 10. San Francisco is fresh off of a Week 9 bye and hung 31 points on the Los Angeles Rams two weeks ago with recently acquired running back Christian McCaffrey totaling three touchdowns. Given that the Chargers have been terrible against opposing running backs in 2022, McCaffrey and the 49ers could feast once again. The Los Angeles DST cannot be trusted and should be left on waivers in fantasy leagues.

    Nov 11 · Source via Chargers Los Angeles Chargers
  • Cameron Dicker A Decent Option In Week 10

    Los Angeles Chargers kicker Cameron Dicker is poised for his second straight start as Dustin Hopkins (hamstring) continues to work his way back from a hamstring injury. Dicker was great in his Chargers debut last week, drilling a game-winning field goal, and will look to stay steady in a Sunday night showdown against the San Francisco 49ers. Although fantasy managers should check their waiver wires for more proven kickers in better matchups, Dicker can be started in a pinch in what projects to be a fairly high-scoring game.

    Nov 11 · Source via Chargers Cameron Dicker
  • Gerald Everett A Volume-Based Start In Week 10

    Los Angeles Chargers tight end Gerald Everett has finished with five receptions in three straight contests and will look to stay consistent in Week 10 against the San Francisco 49ers. Everett has not found the end zone since Week 4 but has still been solid for fantasy purposes due to his involvement in the offense. With Mike Williams (ankle) inactive and Keenan Allen's (hamstring) availability looking bleak, Everett should remain in starting lineups despite a difficult matchup.

    Nov 11 · Source via Chargers Gerald Everett
  • DeAndre Carter Holds Fantasy WR4 Value In Week 10

    Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver DeAndre Carter finished as a top-36 fantasy WR last week and should stay highly involved in Week 10 against the San Francisco 49ers. Carter has averaged six targets per game over the past three weeks and is playing a full-time role with Mike Williams (ankle) and Keenan Allen (hamstring) sidelined. Williams has already been ruled out for Sunday night's contest and Allen is unlikely to suit up after missing practice all week. This gives Carter a clear path to fantasy relevance with the 49ers allowing over 34 PPR fantasy points per game to opposing wide receivers. Joshua Palmer will be the preferred fantasy option this week, but Carter can be started as a WR4 or flex in deeper leagues.

    Nov 11 · Source via Chargers DeAndre Carter
  • Joshua Palmer A Solid Flex In Week 10

    Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver Joshua Palmer posted a career-high 106 receiving yards last week and will look to continue his success in a Week 10 road matchup with the San Francisco 49ers. Palmer has garnered 22 targets over his past two contests and could very well see 10 or more looks once again with Mike Williams (ankle) out and Keenan Allen (hamstring) likely joining him on the sideline. Although the 49ers have a solid defense, they have allowed the 10th-most PPR fantasy points per game to wideouts this year. Assuming Allen is inactive, Palmer can be fired up as a low-end WR2 or high-end flex option.

    Nov 11 · Source via Chargers Josh Palmer
  • Austin Ekeler A Must-Start In Week 10

    Los Angeles Chargers running back Austin Ekeler is the fantasy RB1 in PPR formats and will look to extend his touchdown streak to six games in a Week 10 bout with the San Francisco 49ers. Although the 49ers' defense has been incredibly stout against running backs this season, Ekeler is simply too talented and necessary to the Chargers' offense to rank him outside of the top-10 fantasy backs this week. Mike Williams (ankle) has already been ruled out for Sunday night and Keenan Allen (hamstring) has not practiced all week, so Ekeler will have an opportunity to approach double-digit targets once again. He is as matchup-proof as it gets and should be started with confidence in all formats.

    Nov 11 · Source via Chargers Austin Ekeler
  • Justin Herbert A Low-End QB1 In Tough Matchup

    Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert hasn't lived up to fantasy expectations so far this season and will have a difficult test in Week 10 on the road against the San Francisco 49ers. The 49ers are bottom-10 in fantasy points per game allowed to the quarterback position this year. With Mike Williams (ankle) ruled out and Keenan Allen (hamstring) trending in that direction, Herbert will rely on Austin Ekeler, Joshua Palmer, and Gerald Everett to help pull out a win on Sunday night. Despite multiple factors working against him, Herbert's talent keeps him in the top-12 fantasy QB conversation this week and it's unlikely that there are better options available on waiver wires.

    Nov 11 · Source via Chargers Justin Herbert
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