The Los Angeles Chargers fell to 2-3 after a painful defeat at the hands of the Dallas Cowboys. In doing so, the Bolts currently sit at No. 10 overall in the 2024 NFL Draft (via Tankathon). In today’s mock draft, the Chargers bring in another weapon to jumpstart the stagnant offensive unit. Hello, Brock Bowers.
Now, I know what you are thinking — Los Angeles doesn’t necessarily need more firepower on offense. The defense, on the other hand, could use upgrades in multiple spots. I hear all that, and I do agree. But, when a prospect like Bowers is available, it would be foolish to pass him up solely because of team needs.
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The NFL Draft consists of six other rounds, after all. Why select a lower-graded prospect strictly to fill a hole? There are capable starters found on Day 2 and Day 3 quite often. However, a Brock Bowers is rarely found in the later portion of the event. So, let’s operate under the assumption that the Chargers go for the best player available in Round 1 before addressing needs in Rounds 2-7.