Todd McShay released his latest mock draft and has the Chargers selecting Eddie Goldman of FSU.
The Super Bowl is dead and gone and it is mock draft season. Mel Kiper and Todd McShay will be releasing their mock drafts from time to time and we will keep our eyes out for all of them.
McShay just released his latest mock draft and he has the San Diego Chargers looking toward the defensive line in the first round of the draft. He has the Chargers selecting Eddie Goldman out of Florida State University.
Here is what McShay had to say on the selection:
The San Diego Chargers will need help in the trenches on both sides of the ball. We could use the help on the defensive end and on the offensive end. Many fans will want to get the offensive line issues solved first, but this would be a solid selection for the Chargers.
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The Chargers have struggled up front on the defensive end for a long time. Kendall Reyes is a joke at the end position. He gets pushed around like a rag doll on run plays and has been ineffective against the pass. He is supposed to be a pass rushing specialist, but only finished the season with 1 sack. We need more production at his position.
As noted by McShay, Lissemore and Carrethers don’t appear to be the immediate solution in the middle. They could be solid players used in the rotation, but they have not done the job for the Chargers. Adding a stud like Goldman up front could take some of the pressure off of Corey Liuget and the linebackers. Goldman would be able to play multiple positions up front in the 3-4 base.
There will be a lot of questions that need to be answered before we hit the draft to determine which direction we lean with our draft pick. We will need to see what the team is able to do in free agency. We will need to see if we are able to re-sign some of our key free agents.
The Chargers need to find some game changers in this draft. Will Goldman be a solid selection for the team?
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