Yahoo Sports Debuts Season 2 of “Ekeler’s Edge” Featuring Los Angeles Chargers Star Running Back Austin Ekeler for 2022-23 Football Season
"It feels really great to be back with Yahoo Sports. There's so much passion in the Fantasy community and I love being able to connect with fans to give them an inside look at Fantasy that they're not going to find anywhere else," says Austin Ekeler, Host of Ekeler's Edge.
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NEW YORK, NY (August 10, 2022) – Today, Yahoo Sports, a leading destination for sports fans, announced the highly-anticipated second season of “Ekeler’s Edge,” featuring Los Angeles Chargers running back, fantasy star and entrepreneur Austin Ekeler. The renewed series, slated to debut on September 7, will consist of 18 one-hour episodes airing every Wednesday during football season. Season Two will also introduce a podcast companion to the series, featuring Ekeler’s insight into the week’s best matchups, his fantasy prospects while also helping fantasy managers with their lineups.
Austin Ekeler Returns for Season Two
The Chargers star running back and projected first-round pick in 2022 fantasy drafts was renewed for a second season of the award-winning show “Ekeler’s Edge.” Ekeler, who finished with the second-most fantasy points among running backs in 2021, will once again conduct interviews with other NFL stars and fantasy enthusiasts from all walks of life. Past guests have included Rob Gronkowski, Justin Herbert, Jerome Bettis, Rainn Wilson, Joel McHale, Travis Kelce, and others.
"It feels really great to be back with Yahoo Sports. There's so much passion in the Fantasy community and I love being able to connect with fans to give them an inside look at Fantasy that they're not going to find anywhere else," says Austin Ekeler, Host of Ekeler's Edge. "With some new and returning faces this season, I can't wait to help listeners craft their best lineups each week."
Season Two will be accompanied by an added weekly podcast during the 2022 NFL regular season. The podcast will be featured every Wednesday as part of Yahoo’s acclaimed daily series, The Yahoo Fantasy Football Forecast. Combining Yahoo’s award-winning fantasy platform and fantasy experts paired with Ekeler’s inside perspective and knowledge of trends, the show will help Yahoo Fantasy managers stay ahead and informed throughout the NFL season. The programming will co-stream across Yahoo Sports and its associated social platforms including TikTok, as well as Ekeler’s channels, featuring his popular Twitch channel to reach his most avid fantasy fanbase.
New 2022-23 Fantasy and Gaming Offerings
As a leader in fantasy sports since 1999, the Yahoo Fantasy platform continues to be the place to play for dedicated players. This season, Yahoo Sports will also roll out additional content offerings, including all the best advice from our experts that makes it easy and accessible for new fans to learn how to play, how to create a new league, and how to draft their team.
Yahoo Fantasy Plus
This season, Yahoo Fantasy Plus is continuing to introduce new features to provide exclusive draft and lineup management tools for its subscribers. New to Yahoo Fantasy Plus this year, subscribers will have access for the first time to Draft Scout. Draft Scout analyzes your fantasy league’s draft in real time to suggest the top available players to draft who will add the most projected value to your team. Subscribers will also receive exclusive offerings, including Yahoo Fantasy and Rotowire expert ranks and advanced statistics to help with all their draft pick decisions.
The premium subscription will continue to offer premium data with Research Assistant, as well as key trade insights via the Trade Hub and easier lineup management giving Yahoo Fantasy Plus users a leg-up on the competition. New to the subscription are more diamond player data and watchlist notifications. Additionally, for the first time ever, Yahoo Fantasy will be offering a one-year free trial of Yahoo Fantasy Plus to eligible league commissioners who create or renew a league with eight or more registered players (terms apply). Yahoo Fantasy Plus is available on Android, iOS and web platforms. For more information or to sign up for a free 7-day trial visit yahoo.com/plus/fantasy.
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