Ranking Chargers' last 10 first-round draft picks

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8. Quentin Johnston, 2023 NFL Draft

Quentin Johnston did not look the part of a first-round pick in 2023. With Zay Flowers and Jordan Addison both having great rookie seasons, the Chargers taking the former TCU receiver looks far worse by comparison.

There are a lot of Chargers fans who have given up on Johnston and it is not hard to see why. Johnston did nothing in his rookie season to warrant faith, even dropping a game-winning touchdown pass against the Green Bay Packers.

All that being said, it is not unforeseen to see a rookie receiver struggle and turn it around in year two. With how poorly the Chargers used Johnston last season, there should be hope he can be more effective in 2024.

7. Zion Johnson, 2022 NFL Draft

Zion Johnson has not been the impact guard that Chargers fans thought he was going to be when he was taken 17th overall in the 2022 NFL Draft. While the promising traits are still there, he has made way too many young-player mistakes and has not been consistent in pass pro or the running game.

The 2024 season is a big one for Johnson. Johnson should benefit from the new offensive coaching staff that should build up this offensive line. This very well could be Johnson's breakout year where he proves all of his believers right. But if not, it might be time to start looking for another starting guard.