Chargers Draft

Los Angeles Chargers midseason 2020 mock draft

TUSCALOOSA, AL - SEPTEMBER 29: Henry Ruggs III #11 of the Alabama Crimson Tide reacts with Alex Leatherwood #70 after scoring a touchdown against the Louisiana Ragin Cajuns at Bryant-Denny Stadium on September 29, 2018 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
TUSCALOOSA, AL - SEPTEMBER 29: Henry Ruggs III #11 of the Alabama Crimson Tide reacts with Alex Leatherwood #70 after scoring a touchdown against the Louisiana Ragin Cajuns at Bryant-Denny Stadium on September 29, 2018 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
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COLLEGE STATION, TX – OCTOBER 28: Nick Fitzgerald #7 of the Mississippi State Bulldogs dives for a first down and is upended by Tyrel Dodson #25 of the Texas A&M Aggies in the third quarter at Kyle Field on October 28, 2017, in College Station, Texas. (Photo by Tim Warner/Getty Images)
COLLEGE STATION, TX – OCTOBER 28: Nick Fitzgerald #7 of the Mississippi State Bulldogs dives for a first down and is upended by Tyrel Dodson #25 of the Texas A&M Aggies in the third quarter at Kyle Field on October 28, 2017, in College Station, Texas. (Photo by Tim Warner/Getty Images)

Chargers second-round selection: Darryl Williams, guard, Mississippi State

The future for Lamp is up in the air, Dan Feeney has struggled without Okung in the game, and Michael Schofield is a free agent after this season. The interior of this offensive line, save for Scott Quessenberry, is very much in shambles. Offensive tackle was addressed in the first, so now is the time to add to the interior.

Darryl Williams is the definition of high motor, and a good comp for him would actually have to be offensive tackle Orlando Brown of the Baltimore Ravens. Not the most impressive athlete, but he gets the job done. Better than done. Williams is a blast to watch once the ball is snapped, as he treats every moment of every play like he is fighting for air.

Something Lamp did really well this season was looking for work once his gap was empty, and Williams brings the same ability to the table.

Williams would pair well with either Lamp or Feeney on the interior line, and it would help to have him next to a guy like Leatherwood and Quessenberry. With this selection, you’re looking at an offensive line setup of Okung, Lamp/Feeney, Quessenberry, Williams, Leatherwood. A big difference from what the Chargers had going into the 2019 season, and a lineup that could handle anything thrown at them.

Can’t stress this enough, but if you give Rivers an interior offensive lineman such as Williams, you are looking at a much calmer Rivers in 2020, and it is much needed based on his play this year.

The Chargers must protect their veteran quarterback at all costs.

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