Chargers Draft

Chargers: The worst-case first-round pick for each AFC West foe

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Kansas City Chiefs: David Ojabo

Like Cross, David Ojabo is another potential first-round target for the LA Chargers. If the Bolts do not re-sign Uchenna Nwosu, or find a replacement, then edge rusher suddenly becomes a first-round need.

There are two potential edge rushers that could fall to the Chargers. Some prefer Ojabo, personally, I think Jermaine Johnson will be the better pro and would fit better in LA. There is a world in which the Chargers get Johnson and Ojabo somehow falls to the Chiefs. However, what would be more likely is the Chargers not drafting an edge, only increasing the chances that a premier edge rusher falls to the 30th pick.

It is more likely that Ojabo gets picked before the Chiefs at 30 but with so many players moving up the draft board, Ojabo has fallen slightly. Jeremiah actually ranks Ojabo as the 18th-best prospect in his big board and that is up three spots from his first big board. All it takes is a run of quarterbacks and receivers and someone as talented as Ojabo could fall.

The Chiefs need help on the defensive line and Ojabo would be a fantastic pick up for them. That would allow the team to continue playing Frank Clark on the inside with Ojabo essentially replacing what Melvin Ingram brought KC.

We all saw how impactful Ingram was to the Chiefs last season. Just imagine the impact that Ojabo could have on the team.

The most likely outcome for the Chiefs is one of the first-round receivers falling to them to bolster the offense, which is still less than ideal for the Chargers. However, it would still be better than Ojabo in KC.