The LA Chargers roster has several very talented players who are extremely important to the team's success. Justin Herbert is obviously the most important, Keenan Allen is his most important weapon, Joey Bosa is the most important defensive player while Derwin James is the most important member of the secondary.
Fans know just how important those players are to the team. Other players, however, sometimes get overlooked as fans do not realize the importance they bring to the team.
While the stars are the most important, there is a path in which the entire season is different if these three players do not turn in the kind of season that the LA Chargers are hoping for.
3 LA Chargers who are more important than you may realize:
1. Nasir Adderley
We have not really heard much out of Nasir Adderley in training camp or the preseason, which could be a bad sign. We have heard great stories about members of the defense really shining with Brandon Staley. The positive words have not been as common for Adderley.
This is a huge season for Adderley that will likely make or break his career. The hope is that the bad circumstances of his first two seasons are why he played so poorly and that Staley can unlock his full potential this season.
While the team has Derwin James they are still thin at the safety position and getting quality snaps out of Adderley not only at free safety but occasionally in the slot is huge. While some fans might be more optimistic, Alohi Gilman and Mark Webb are not necessarily the best depth options in case something goes wrong.