Grading Chargers' 2023 rookie class after first quarter of the season

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Fourth-round pick Derius Davis: B+

The Chargers reached a bit for Derius Davis as it was clear that the team really liked what Davis could not only bring to the offense but to the special teams side of the ball. The shifty receiver was one of the best returners in the draft and is a dynamic weapon on the end of returns.

Davis has been unable to replicate his return touchdown from the preseason so far but it is only a matter of time. His explosiveness jumps off the screen and there will be a game where he completely swings it with a great special teams play.

The Chargers have also gotten creative and used Davis in various ways in the offense. As he continues to progress as a pro, Kellen Moore may continue to utilize his athleticism in a variety of ways.

Fifth-round pick Jordan McFadden: C

Jordan McFadden has not had to come into a game yet and that is a good thing. That means that the offensive line has stayed healthy and nobody is playing poorly enough that they have to be replaced by a late-round rookie.

All that being said, McFadden looked very polished in the preseason and it appears that the Chargers hit another home run with a versatile late-round offensive lineman. If (or when) McFadden does have to play Chargers fans do not have to worry about him melting down.