3 Chargers who must play more in Week 2 vs Titans (and who they should replace)

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2. Daiyan Henley (over Kenneth Murray)

This is, of course, assuming that Daiyan Henley can actually play. Henley did not make his NFL debut in Week 1 as he is dealing with a hamstring injury that held him out of action. If Henley is healthy and ready to go, there is a real case to be made to give him as much, if not more, snaps than Kenneth Murray.

Murray was downright awful against the Dolphins and was one of the key reasons why the team struggled so much on defense. The middle of the field was wide open for Miami as Murray struggled with play recognition, and quite frankly, didn't seem to know his assignment on most plays.

The Chargers need to make some sort of tweak at the linebacker position even if Henley is unable to suit up against the Titans. It would be one thing if this was just one bad game for Murray but that is not the case. This has been the trend throughout his career for three seasons now.

Murray played 90% of the defensive snaps for the Chargers in Week 1. That number can definitely be lower. Nick Niemann, Amen Ogbongbemiga and Tanner Muse did not see the field at all on defense. They all played on special teams, but at some rate, the Chargers have to give one of these guys a chance if Murray continues to struggle.

In a perfect world, Henley will be healthy and can instantly take some of the snaps off of Murray's plate. But if he isn't, the Chargers should not hesitate in throwing someone else out there.