Fantasy Football: 5 running backs who will disappoint in Week 14

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For some fantasy football leagues, this is the final week of the regular season and there are some managers facing a win and in type week. The margin of error is not much and for anyone with these running backs, they probably can't be benched but will likely struggle in their matchup for Week 14.

Austin Ekeler (vs. Denver Broncos)

It has been a tough few weeks for Austin Ekeler and the Los Angeles Chargers. He is still getting rushing attempts as he has had at least double digit carries every game this season but the receiving work has significantly decreased with three or fewer in two of the past three weeks after averaging over seven targets in the three games prior to that.

To make matters worse, head coach Brandon Staley mentioned on Thursday that there could be a 'competition for carries' according to ESPN's Kris Rhim. This does not bode well for the touchdown leader the past two seasons.

The Broncos for the season have ranked near the bottom of the league in terms of rushing yards but have been much better over the last month. It is tough to even entertain the idea of benching Austin Ekeler but depending on other options, it might make sense.