PFF Grade: 42.6 overall, 60.0 run defense, 46.4 coverage
Stats: 39.6 passer rating allowed
Like most of the rookie draft class, Adderley doesn’t have enough snaps to go off of. Every fan wants Adderley on the field, but it looks like he would only appear in dime packages. Jenkins has a hold on the free safety job for now, and fans will just have to wait a little bit longer to see No. 32 take center field.
Grade: n/a (not enough snaps)
PFF Grade: 61.7 overall, 68.8 run defense, 53.2 pass rush, 57.0 coverage
Stats: Nine solo tackles, three stops, three missed tackles, 94.2 passer rating allowed
Phillips played most of the first two games, but was sent to IR after breaking his arm. The Chargers would love to have him back, and the interchangeable tandem of Phillips and James will be needed to limit the best of the AFC.
Grade: C- (injuries)
PFF Grade: 62.6 overall, 60.9 run defense, 68.1 pass rush, 60.4 coverage
Stats: Three solo tackles, one stop, 110.4 passer rating allowed
Watkins isn’t asked to do much, and only plays about 25 percent of the team’s defensive snaps. He’s consistent, but hasn’t had much of a moment to shine just yet.