Rechargers RB Ekeler set to miss several weeks

Ekeler to get MRI scan on Monday right after suffering hyperextended knee and hamstring injury against Tampa Bay Buccaneers

By Reuters

Last Up-to-date: 05/10/20 8: 20am

Chargers running back Austin Ekeler has been reportedly on crutches after Sunday' s 38-31 defeat at Tampa Bay

Chargers running back again Austin Ekeler was reportedly upon crutches after Sunday’s 38-31 beat at Tampa Bay

Los Angeles Chargers running back again Austin Ekeler could miss several weeks because of a hyperextended knee plus hamstring injury, according to reports.

ESPN declare Ekeler wore a brace within the knee and walked on crutches after Sunday’s 38-31 defeat towards the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

He completed with two carries for twelve yards and one reception for 2 back yards.

The Chargers intend to have Ekeler undergo an MRI exam on Monday to determine the intensity of the injury.

The particular 25-year-old burst onto the picture last season with 1, 550 yards from scrimmage and eleven touchdowns.

He has twenty three career touchdowns – nine on the floor and 14 receiving.

The Chargers are scheduled to see the New Orleans Saints next week.