LA Chargers: Complete mock draft while selecting Jalen Hurts
By Jason Reed
With the 112th overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft, the LA Chargers select: Zach Moss, RB, Utah
The LA Chargers would be getting a big, physical runner in Zach Moss that would perfectly complement the rushing game that the team currently has in Austin Ekeler and Justin Jackson. Out of any potential fourth round or later running back, Moss has the highest ceiling.
This is a bit low for him as well compared to where he has been rated in most big boards but with a lot of teams being okay at the running back position, I absolutely could see Moss falling to the early fourth.
He is big, physical and fast that is good enough to start right away but would benefit from being a rotational back on short-yardage and early down situations because of the mileage on his legs. This would be an excellent fit to the running back duo.
With the 116th overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft, the LA Chargers select: Cameron Dantzler, CB, Mississippi State
Ironically, Dantzler was also on the same list that Hurts was on, with the main reason being that the Chargers should not waste a second-round pick on a rotational cornerback like Dantzler when they could get the same thing in the later rounds.
We used CBS Sports’ Josh Edwards’s big board and he had Dantzler ranked in the 100s, which is much higher than other big boards rank him, hence why he was still available in the fourth. If Dantzler does fall to the early fourth because he is in a heavy cornerback class then the Chargers should not hesitate to draft him.
Dantzler is a long cornerback that excels in man coverage that may struggle early on because of his physique, but could someday develop into an above-average CB2. The Chargers could plug him in right away out wide in certain matchups and in nickel formation and he will be good with the potential to be great in 2-3 years.