2. Storm Norton
The Chargers do not have many veterans who are entering the end of their career. Daniel really does stand out as the lone exception to that rule. The other veterans on the Chargers are either under contract past the 2022 season or will definitely still be in the league next season (looking at you, Kyle Van Noy).
Storm Norton does not fall in the category of being an aging veteran who is retiring for that reason after this season. Instead, there is a much sadder fate potentially waiting Norton after this season is up with the Chargers.
Norton is a free agent after the 2022 season and there does not seem to be a path to him re-signing with the Chargers. The former XFL standout went from being the team's swing tackle in 2021 (and playing really poorly) to essentially being out of the offensive tackle rotation altogether.
It was one thing for the team to turn to a rookie guard in Jamaree Salyer to fill in for Rashawn Slater at left tackle. It was a completely different thing for them to rely on Foster Sarell to stand in for Trey Pipkins at right tackle.
That should tell you everything you need to know about Norton and his future with the Chargers. And quite frankly, if the Chargers do not re-sign him then it is hard seeing him sticking in the league at all. At least the XFL is coming back.