Nov 30, 2013; Fort Worth, TX, USA; TCU Horned Frogs cornerback Jason Verrett (2) during the game against the Baylor Bears at Amon G. Carter Stadium. The Bears defeated the Horned Frogs 41-38. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

Todd McShay Mocks Jason Verrett To Chargers in Latest Mock


Todd McShay released his latest mock draft today and he has the Chargers selecting Jason Verrett with the 25th pick in the draft. Here is his analysis on the selection:

25 Jason Verrett San Diego Chargers (9-7)
COLLEGE: TCU
AGE: 21
HT: 5-9
WT: 189
POS: CB

Analysis: The Chargers are another team in need of 3-4 outside linebackers, but the supply is not there at this point in the first round. Cornerback is another need, and Verrett would be a great fit here, with his excellent speed, quickness and ball skills. He is lacking in size, but he plays big enough that I don’t think it should be that big of a concern. San Diego can grab a pass-rusher and offensive guard in middle rounds.

Here are the previous selection for McShay for the Chargers in his 2 previous mocks:

17 Justin Gilbert
25 Loucheiz Purifoy

McShay has had the Chargers going with a defensive back with the first pick of the draft in all 3 of his mocks. It is like we have a huge gaping hole at the position or something.

What is going to happen when the Chargers sign a Sam Shields in free agency though? Who will we get mocked in the first round then?

I love the pick of Verrett. I think he is one of the best corners in this draft and might be the best corner in the draft. I just have a big fear in drafting corners in the first round. There is a high bust factor at the position and it usually takes some time to develop in the league at the position. There is even a high bust factor in taking a free agent (Derek Cox). There just is more comfort in trusting in a veteran in the league over someone who is coming out of the college game.

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Tags: San Diego Chargers

  • TheReturnOfMrBlanks

    Why oh why did they move the Draft to May? Wouldn’t it be like next week if they left it alone? =(

  • Padraigh Keogh

    I wonder how much Champ Bailey would cost? He could teach some of the young ones a thing or two.

    • Marcel West-Bailey

      Everything that’s broken in him…so we’re looking at an arm and a leg.

      • Padraigh Keogh

        Yeah he would but no harm in asking. Probably around $8m as was due to get $10m. Any thing over $5m and forget about it. Think will def draft CB in first round after release of Patrick and Cox.

        • http://boltbeat.com/ Ernie Padaon

          there is no way i can see bailey getting $8M from someone. I could be wrong, i just wouldnt give him that type of cash.

          • TheReturnOfMrBlanks

            He might not get a contract from anyone.

          • Diegoblue

            Not for 8 Mil..

        • Marcel West-Bailey

          See that’s why I think Brandon Browner is a good pick. Yes, he won’t play for the first 4 games. And yes he has past issues with weed and peds. However, he wasn’t a problem in the locker room and people say he has a good attitude. Like I said he won’t play for the first 4 games but he also won’t be paid for the first 8, which makes him extremely cheap. He also realizes that he can’t ask for much.

          • Julien Bélair

            I am all in for that

          • Derek

            The thing that worries me is how easily Seattle replaced him. Makes me think he’s a product of the system not a star cb. Carroll is a defensive coach. And he is making late picks look like steals. This makes me question the talent of the player outside the system. I think he is making the jobs for them really simple. Can pagano do the same?

          • Marcel West-Bailey

            Honestly if I was him I’d have to realize that my ego doesn’t have room to be front and center right now. However I’m fairly humble (disregard that contradiction), so I would see that I don’t have much room to argue. Will he be? I don’t know. And it’s something that has to be taken into account. Seattle replacing him is a fair point. Pete Carroll and John Schneider have done a tremendous job taking guys late in the draft, that most wouldn’t consider, that fit the team’s scheme and turning them into (or making them look like) great players. I think Pagano “can” do the same. Will he? That remains to be seen. Maybe he gets an idea this off-season that his scheme doesn’t fit his players. Maybe he doesn’t. However, something Browner has that many don’t is something that can’t be taught. You can’t teach 6’4″ 220.

          • Derek

            Also would you take that deal if u were him? I’m sure we could offer but he could just go to the rams or lions where did you make the play is all that matters

          • Padraigh Keogh

            Ah. Just saw Baileys age .. 35. Nah, leave him there. Only $2m I would spend on him. I agree with Browner. Experienced, not as old and would be relatively cheap due to the drugs. He might help our young CB bevome legion of doom mark II.

      • http://boltbeat.com/ Ernie Padaon

        hahahahahhaha… love that comment

  • Marcel West-Bailey

    Deion Sanders said yes. Draft him. Primetime can do no wrong.

    • Derek

      Deion liked Morris claboirne too……

      • Marcel West-Bailey

        That’s a fair point but my answer would be…it’s Dallas

        • Derek

          Lmao touché

  • Julien Bélair

    Verrett is the guy I want and the guy we need. The way he plays is so quick and NFL ready.

  • bolt up!

    Devin hester anyone?:) and no more dqwell jackson :/

  • bolt Ness

    I still dont like him, we dont need another 5’9 cb, if that’s the case we might as well just let steve williams have the job, we need size, you know how easy it would be for recievers to catch over him? And odell beckham made him look like a full, nfl network showed video where he was matching up with recievers but couldn’t read them and looked confused, at most hes a project and I for one wouldn’t take him with our 25th pick, imo though of course :)

    • bolt Ness

      *fool

    • Gunnar Martin

      To call him a project invalidates the rest of your comment.

  • Derek

    I like him but imagine going against the bears Jeffry and Marshall…. My thought is compare him side to side with fuller on tape and after a private workout. I won’t be mad at whichever Tt picks. I’ll be ecstatic if we snag nix or van noy as well

  • TheReturnOfMrBlanks

    B/R did a Top 70 Guards article today:

    Clarey at #65 they broke it down pretty solid on why he blows and always has

    Troutman at #64

    Rhienart #48

    I’d still cut Clarey. free up that 4.5 Mil and draft a guard or sign someone that isn’t bottom of the NFL talent. I know he’s tough and a veteran but man……..

    Larry Warford at #4 is pretty crazy for a dude coming out of his rookie season.

    http://bleacherreport.com/articles/1949461-br-nfl-1000-top-70-guards/page/7

  • Tazzster

    I think when you put ‘first round pick’ and ‘small guy’ in the same sentence the problem is evident. CB’s also need to play defense on running plays.

    I still think we will wait and pick up a CB in the later rounds.

  • Cgoodness13

    I think its funny how all these experts think OLB is a bigger need than NT.

    • Gunnar Martin

      Yes! Thank you!

  • http://www.BoltBeat.com/ Peter Thompson

    Not a fan. This reminds me of the Lane Johnson pick. I don’t see it happening. He’s too short anyway.