LA Chargers: 4 things to watch for in preseason game vs Rams

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4. How the new-look LA Chargers offensive line holds up

This might be the part of the LA Chargers that fans are the most excited about. Sure, it is always exciting to see Justin Herbert play football and getting Brandon Staley definitely feels like a breath of fresh air. But at the end of the day, nothing will have a bigger impact between the white lines than the offensive line.

The Chargers went from having the worst offensive line in the league to having one that, on paper, should at least be league-average. If everything goes as planned then the Chargers could be in the running for having a top-10 offensive line in the sport.

Imagine saying that a year ago. The Bolts have come a long way with the offensive line and it is great to see.

On paper is still only on paper until they prove it between the hash marks and it will be nice to see the first look of this offensive line against another team, especially with the variables that are present.

How good will Rashawn Slater be? Can Oday Aboushi be the solid starter that we expect him to be? Is Corey Linsley's injury from FanFest an issue? Should we be worried about Bryan Bulaga's injury history?

Heck, the only player who seems to be a constant is Matt Feiler, who if everything goes right, could end up as the worst player on the offensive line (that is what we want because he is still really talented).

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Again, reps will be limited, especially for Linsley and Bulaga but that will also give us a chance to see some of the rotational guys in Trey Pipkins, Storm Norton, Brenden Jaimes and Scott Quessenberry.