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Orlando Franklin listed as guard during official signing


The San Diego Chargers listed Orlando Franklin as a guard during his official signing on Tuesday afternoon. 

The San Diego Chargers have listed Orlando Franklin as a guard after officially signing him on Tuesday afternoon to a 5-year contract. Will that be the position that the team chooses to put him in? He has the versatility to play the guard spot or the right tackle role. There are thoughts that D.J. Fluker can be kicked inside to the right guard position, but that still might not be the case. At least not with the Franklin signing.

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The team still could add another guard or a right tackle onto the roster and that would reveal their hand with the offensive line. We would then know where every player up front would line up on the offensive line. The team can sign a center and move Chris Watt over to the guard position and Franklin would then move out to right tackle and Fluker would then go to guard. They can basically sign any position up front and move people around from there. There is a lot of versatility with this group of linemen for the Chargers.

The Chargers have made the deal official with free agency opening up on Tuesday afternoon. There still is plenty of other holes to fill on the roster and there will be a lot of things that we will see done from Tom Telesco. Will he wait to see how the dust settles or will he go in and find another player to add onto the roster? We already have seen that Eddie Royal might be on his way out to join the Chicago Bears. Who will play reciever for the team now?

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