JOE REEDY AP Sports Writer COSTA MESA (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers' playoff hopes were dashed weeks ago. Austin Ekeler still has plenty to play in the finale Sunday at Kansas City. Ekeler needs 50 yards to become at least the fourth running back since the NFL-AFL merger to have 1,000 receiving yards in a season. He leads the league in receiving yards and touchdowns (eight) by a running back and is second in receptions (83). "It is one of those things I wasn't thinking about at the beginning of the season, but now that I know I can do it I want to get it because it would put a stamp on the year," he said. Hall of Famer Marshall Faulk was the last to do it with 1,048 yards in 1999 when the St. Louis Rams won their only Super Bowl title. The others are former Charger Lionel "Little
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