Chargers mock draft: Bolts add intriguing Mike Williams replacement

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Chargers mock draft pick 167: Ben Bywater, LB, BYU

At this point in the mock draft, we are looking at positional needs more so than the specific players. There is so much time for the late rounds of the draft to be jumbled and at the end of the day, selections this late in the draft are complete crapshoots. Heck, the Chargers took Max Duggan only to cut him before the season in 2023.

One of the Chargers' day three selections has to be at the linebacker position. Kenneth Murray is a free agent (and hasn't had the breakout year fans hoped for) and Eric Kendricks is an obvious cap casualty.

Los Angeles will likely have to sign a cheap veteran to start but the team needs to build the depth of the room while also adding someone who can take over Daiyan Henley's special teams responsibilities.

Chargers mock draft pick 198: Justin Eboigbe, DL, Alabama

Once again, this selection is about the position and not necessarily the player. The Chargers are going to need to add defensive line depth in the draft while also looking to find someone who can add something on special teams.

Eboigbe specifically is an intriguing prospect, though, as he is kind of a tweener who is in between positions. He is naturally talented but the fact that he does not have a clear-cut role in the NFL has hurt his draft stock.

Because of this, the Chargers might be able to get someone with a fourth or fifth-round talent in the seventh round. If the defensive lineman from Alabama is available in the seventh round he would be a strong selection by the Bolts.