Top 5 Chargers positions that need more depth after first wave of free agency
After the first week of free agency, we're now just a little over a month away from the 2023 NFL Draft. What positions still need to be bolstered before and during the draft following the Chargers having already made their key signings?
5 Chargers positions that still need more depth:
5. Defensive Tackle
The top starters on the defensive line will largely remain the same with Morgan Fox returning as an interior pass rusher. Defensive tackle Austin Johnson will return from his knee injury to pair back up with his 2022 free agent classmate Sebastian Joseph-Day.
The depth behind them needs to be better though. Breiden Fehoko and Christian Covington have both become free agents. Meanwhile, 2022 fifth-round selection Otito Ogbonnia will be working his way back arduously from a left torn patellar tendon. The depth effectively being Christopher Hinton, David Moa, and Joe Gaziano stepping up in the event that any of the main three starters get hurt is not compelling.
Defensive tackle is probably more of an issue to table for the draft than free agency, but in any event, the Chargers cannot enter the season with that kind of depth on the interior and expect to contend.