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Los Angeles Chargers Select DB Derwin James

Gus Bradley’s defense finally has a safety that can make plays.

Florida State’s Derwin James is one of the best players in this draft and it is a borderline dream that he is now heading to the Los Angeles Chargers. Although a lot of people mocked James to the Chargers in the lead up to the draft, the fact that he actually fell far enough for the Chargers to select him is shocking to me.

The Chargers have not had a safety this good since Eric Weddle in his prime. Even Tom Telesco who notably tends to undervalue safeties could not pass on James in the middle of the first round. This is an absolute coup for Gus Bradley’s defense. There are quality defensive tackles available on day 2 and this gives the Chargers an absurdly good secondary.

Do you love this pick or are you wrong? Let us know in the comments right now. We will have more analysis on this pick later tonight.


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