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The 3 worst moves the Chargers made during the offseason

Joseph Maiorana-USA TODAY Sports
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Austin Ekeler, Storm Norton
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2. Not addressing right tackle at all

The LA Chargers have committed to rebuilding the trenches since Brandon Staley has come to town and the only position on the offensive line that has not gotten a face-lift is at right tackle. There is the potential of the Chargers playing Matt Feiler at right tackle with Jamaree Salyer or Brenden Jaimes at left guard but that seems unlikely.

Instead, it looks like the Chargers are turning to a position battle between Storm Norton and Trey Pipkins, which is the last thing that fans want to hear. To be fair, while he still is not even an average tackle, Norton was better than he is given credit for last season. If he cleans up the 3 disaster games he has then his pressure numbers are actually pretty good.

But that is the problem, he might be serviceable 14 weeks out of the year but he can single-handily wreck three outcomes if he has a bad game as he did in Week 18 against the Las Vegas Raiders.

Pipkins has also been a flop since the Chargers took him in the third round of the 2019 NFL Draft as a developmental tackle. To be fair to Pipkins, he actually played really well in the one start he got at right tackle last season. Granted, it was against a banged-up Denver Broncos team.

Tre' McKitty is a huge asset for the Chargers at tight end and they are going to utilize him a lot to give either Norton or Pipkins help at right tackle. And who knows, maybe the team still has plans on signing someone like Riley Reiff if nobody signs him.

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