Chargers plan on signing C/G Doug Legursky
Aug 3, 2014; Canton, OH, USA; General view of the line of scrimmage as Buffalo Bills center Doug Legursky snaps the ball against the New York Giants in the 2014 Hall of Fame game at Fawcett Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
With San Diego Chargers C Nick Hardwick out for the season with his neck injury, the team plans on bringing in former Pittsburgh Steeler and Buffalo Bill offensive lineman Doug Legursky onto the roster, per Adam Schefter. The team drafted Chris Watt this year to be the future center on the roster and still could get that opportunity, but I am not sure if the team was prepared to throw him to the wolves this early in his career.
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They may want to give him his opportunity soon though. He showed that he has the ability to be a good player in the league during the preseason. Rich Ohrnberger will be given the first opportunity to be the starter on the roster based on his experience, but the potential is with Watt. Legursky is just going to be insurance on the roster. Watt will likely be the next man up if a guard were to go down and could be the next man up if Ohrnberger were to go down as well.
Legursky does bring versatility to the roster though. He can play center and guard. That is something that the team has preached on the offensive line from the start. They want players that can play multiple positions. Legursky can be that guy and adds a veteran presence on the roster.