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LA Chargers: 2 players who should have been waived instead of Tyron Johnson

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1. Easton Stick

I know there is a contingent of Easton Stick fans out there but there is absolutely no reason for the LA Chargers to carry three quarterbacks on the roster. Even if you prefer Stick to Chase Daniel, the fact still remains that having a third quarterback on the roster is a waste of space.

I gave my answer to the Stick-Daniel debate earlier in the preseason and I would have waived Stick and tried to send him to the practice squad. If Herbert ever went down then they would have Stick in their back pocket to compete with Daniel.

Daniel's experience in this offense and his veteran presence are more important as a backup while Justin Herbert is healthy. And if we are being completely honest, if Stick is slightly better, he still is probably not leading the Chargers to the playoffs.

The counterpoint to my idea was the idea that Stick could be claimed off the waiver wire. That certainly is a possibility, but I think Charger fans are overselling Stick. He was not that good in the preseason and did not play himself into being some must-have waiver wire quarterback.

Heck, he completed 10 of 17 passes for 76 yards in the preseason finale. Impressive. And if he was claimed it is not like it would change the dynamic of the team.

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