Will Michael Thomas be available for Chargers in 2nd round?
By Ernie Padaon
The San Diego Chargers could be looking to add a wide receiver onto the roster this season with Malcom Floyd hanging up the cleats. One of my favorite receivers that will be entering into the draft this season is Ohio State WR Michael Thomas.
At this point, Thomas is projected to go in the late first round or into the 2nd round. We still have not gone through the combine and done any Pro Days, but I don’t believe that his stock will get any higher based on those events. Thomas is not going to blow you away with his speed on the track. That is now where he is going to shine and it could keep him as an option in the 2nd round while all the speedsters find a way to climb up the draft.
Everyone falls in love with speed, but I would rather have a receiver that can create space and can bring down the tough catches and can create after the catch. Thomas just produces on the football field and would be an incredible addition to the roster. If he is available in the 2nd round, he could be an incredible player to add with Keenan Allen and Stevie Johnson.
Just watch some of these highlights from Thomas:
I want some of that talent on our football field. I want more of that from our receivers. He is a playmaker and would give Philip Rivers a sick talent to line up opposite of Keenan. I like Dontrelle Inman. I like Tyrell Williams. Thomas will be better as soon as he steps on the field. If he is available he has to be considered.
There are a lot of big holes that needs to be filled going into the offseason and the team will need to sign some guys off the streets to help fill those holes. If there is still an opening at wide receiver, Thomas would be a sick addition.
We possibly could pick up 2 players from Ohio State with our first 2 draft picks. Joey Bosa in round 1 and Michael Thomas in round 2. Just give me talent in the draft and fill the holes with free agency!
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