2023 NFL Draft: Handing out grades for the AFC West – Los Angeles Chargers
Round 1, Pick 21 – Quentin Johnston, WR, TCU
Round 2, Pick 54 – Tuli Tuipulotu, EDGE, USC
Round 3, Pick 85 – Daiyan Henley, LB, Washington State
Round 4, Pick 125 – Derius Davis, WR, TCU
Round 5, Pick 156 – Jordan McFadden, OT, Clemson
Round 6, Pick 200 – Scott Matlock, DT, Boise State
Round 7, Pick 239 – Max Duggan, QB, TCU
You’ll notice that the Chargers took three former TCU players in their 2023 NFL Draft. Quentin Johnston should fill a need for them at wide receiver with Mike Williams and Keenan Allen getting older, and they seem to target true needs with most of their picks.
The Max Duggan selection is a bit odd, but perhaps they want to see if they can solidify the QB2 behind Justin Herbert, who is surely going to sign a long-term deal this offseason.
I don’t hate this draft class for the Chargers. They loaded up on positions of need and should pick up right there they left off last year and should sneak into the playoffs again.