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Ekeler to miss Chargers clash with Texans after being added to reserve/COVID-19 list

By Sports Desk December 22, 2021

Los Angeles Chargers running back Austin Ekeler is set to miss Sunday's clash with the Houston Texans after being added to the reserve/COVID-19 list.

Chargers head coach Brandon Staley said that Ekeler was "day-to-day" having been placed on the list, along with wide receiver Jalen Guyton

The 26-year-old has 1,347 total yards from 235 touches this season with 17 touchdowns (10 rushing and seven receiving).

The Chargers have been hit the recent COVID-19 surge with star linebacker Joey Bosa and defensive back Kemon Hall also on the reserve/COVID-19 list along with several others.

Bosa is unvaccinated and has been added to the reserve/COVID-19 list for a second time.

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