Chris Watt is expected to make his first start for the San Diego Chargers this weekend. He will get his first start in the league at center. He has been working at center since he was drafted by the Chargers. The team believed that he would make a good center for the future and started moving him in that direction in practice and in training camp.
Now is his time to prove that the team was right with his potential. He had not played the position in college at all, but the team saw something in him and believed in him.
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Since Watt is starting at center, the team decided to bring up more depth onto the offensive line. They signed Ryan Miller off of the practice squad so that he could back up at the guard spot. There were other options that had been on the team the whole season, but they decided to go with the new guy on the roster. Miller is a big man who has potential for the future.
In order to make room for Miller, the team released CB Richard Crawford off of their roster. Crawford was used a depth in the secondary, but that area seems to be fairly healthy at the moment.
Ohrberger will get the night off. He has been dealing with nagging injuries all season. If Watt proves that he can handle the position, he could earn the starting gig immediately. I want to see him perform. This is his time.