Chargers Draft

Los Angeles Chargers fresh 7-round mock draft

ATLANTA, GA - JANUARY 08: Da'Ron Payne #94 of the Alabama Crimson Tide reacts to a play during the second quarter against the Georgia Bulldogs in the CFP National Championship presented by AT&T at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on January 8, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
ATLANTA, GA - JANUARY 08: Da'Ron Payne #94 of the Alabama Crimson Tide reacts to a play during the second quarter against the Georgia Bulldogs in the CFP National Championship presented by AT&T at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on January 8, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
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Round 2: No. 48 overall: Kolton Miller, OT, UCLA

NFL.com scouting report

The Chargers have a lot of options at this pick including safety and inside linebacker. But Telesco decides that he could get help at those positions in one of the later rounds and decides to look for more help on the offensive line.

With the recent signing of Pouncey and the emergence of last year’s third-round pick Dan Feeney, the Chargers are building a solid offensive line. Forrest Lamp, taken in the second round last year, is a question mark because he missed all of last season, but fans should be quite excited about his potential.

The weakness of the line could be at right tackle where Joe Barksdale is currently the starter. Though Kolton Miller played left tackle for UCLA, he projects better on the right side at the professional level.

A massive prospect at 6’9″ and 310 pounds, Miller could be brought along slowly, learning behind the experienced Barksdale. He’ll need to first prove he cam keep up with the speed of NFL pass rushers, but could be inserted into the starting lineup by the mid point of the season to give the Chargers a much better offensive line than most of those that Rivers has had in his time with the organization.

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