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5 Chargers who have offered the team almost nothing in 2022

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3. Matt Feiler

Matt Feiler looked like one of the very best value signings by the LA Chargers last season as he put together a solid 2021 season at left guard. The chemistry between him and left tackle Rashawn Slater jumped off the screen as Feiler was a great stopgap option until the Bolts found their long-term left guard.

Fans were hoping to see another solid season out of Feiler but as is the case with veteran offensive linemen sometimes, he simply regressed very quickly. While Feiler has put together better performances as of late, his overall season has not been great.

Granted, he lost Slater to his left but that should not explain the lack of production both in pass blocking and run blocking. Feiler has allowed 21 pressures (according to PFF) this season, which is tied for the sixth-most among all guards this season.

With Zion Johnson having his rookie lumps (he is also tied for sixth-most pressures allowed), the Chargers' rebuilt offensive line has not been as good as expected. At least with Johnson he is a rookie and has been fairly decent in run blocking alongside Trey Pipkins. Feiler hasn't really been great anywhere.

The Chargers can free up cap space by letting Feiler go in the offseason and that seems like the most logical move. Jamaree Salyer has thrived since taking over for Rashawn Slater and having him next to Slater on the left side of the offensive line would be fantastic.

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