Former Chargers receiver Eddie Royal thinks his former team may have taken the best defensive player in this year’s draft.
Derwin James could end up being the best defensive player in the draft....big time pick for my old team the Chargers— Eddie Royal (@EddieRoyalWR) April 27, 2018
His new teammates were excited, too.
Best secondary in the league just got better— Adrian Phillips (@Phillips_17) April 27, 2018
Best secondary alert— Keenan Allen (@Keenan13Allen) April 27, 2018
And Melvin Gordon is ready to hear some extra chatter from the defensive backs:
Hahaha more personality back there as if practice wasn’t loud enough on the defensive side of the ball ♂️ @Do_OrAddae37 welp. Game day I might flick up with y’all boys— F L ⚡️ S H (@Melvingordon25) April 27, 2018
Media chimed in with some high praise for the Chargers new defensive back:
Get hyped, Chargers fans!