Chargers running back Austin Ekeler missed six games with a hamstring injury last season. He is beginning this season with a hamstring injury.
The Chargers’ injury report brought the bad news with Ekeler listed as a non-participant in Wednesday’s practice.
Ekeler had 170 touches for 933 yards and three touchdowns last season, his first as Melvin Gordon‘s full-time replacement as the team’s lead back.
Coach Brandon Staley said Bulaga was trending toward playing Sunday.