Data as of August 3, 2021.
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Austin Ekeler's current ADP is 1.11, which is the 11th pick of the 1st round, and 10th selection overall.
Keenan Allen's current ADP is 3.03, which is the 3rd pick of the 3rd round, and 27th selection overall.
Justin Herbert's current ADP is 5.12, which is the 12th pick of the 5th round, and 59th selection overall.
Mike Williams's current ADP is 9.10, which is the 10th pick of the 9th round, and 106th selection overall.
Jared Cook's current ADP is 13.09, which is the 9th pick of the 13th round, and 153rd selection overall.
LA Chargers Defense's current ADP is 14.01, which is the 1st pick of the 14th round, and 156th selection overall.
Justin Jackson's current ADP is 14.07, which is the 7th pick of the 14th round, and 162nd selection overall.
Michael Badgley's current ADP is 15.09, which is the 9th pick of the 15th round, and 177th selection overall.
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Cotton signed a contract with the Jaguars on Saturday, John Shipley of SI.com reports.
Analysis: Cotton spent training camp with the Chargers last year but was unable to secure a spot on the season-opening roster. He'll likely be competing for a spot on the practice squad in Jacksonville.
August 1, 2021 4:04 PM EST
The Eagles signed Patton to a contract Friday, Martin Frank of the Delaware News Journal reports.
Analysis: Patton, whose NFL career began as a UDFA with the Chargers back in 2017, will get a chance to compete for a depth role in Philadelphia's wide receiver room. The only game-action of Patton's career came in 2019, when he recorded six catches for 56 yards across 13 appearances.
July 30, 2021 10:24 AM EST
Jackson returned to practice Thursday, Daniel Popper of The Athletic reports.
Analysis: Jackson has been cleared to practice after a two-day stint on the reserve/COVID-19 list. He's competing with Joshua Kelley, Larry Rountree and Darius Bradwell for depth roles behind Austin Ekeler, though the No. 2 running back -- potentially Jackson -- could see quite a few carries. Injuries have limited Jackson, a 2018 seventh-round pick, to 29 games in three seasons with the Chargers.
July 29, 2021 8:43 AM EST
The Chargers placed Jackson on the COVID-19 reserve list Tuesday, Gilbert Manzano of The Orange County Register reports.
Analysis: Assuming Jackson doesn't take too long to recover, the issue shouldn't really hinder his ability to contribute on offense in 2021. However, Jackson was already set to compete with Joshua Kelley for backup duties behind Austin Ekeler and got some added competition in the form of Larry Rountree. He will start a bit behind his teammates getting up to speed in the new system, which certainly doesn't help his cause.
July 27, 2021 4:00 PM EST
Chargers head coach Brandon Staley wants the offense to "run through Herbert", according to Hayley Elwood of the team's official website.
Analysis: Formerly the Rams' defensive coordinator, Staley figures to primarily focus on the other side of the ball, yet clearly understands that Herbert is his most important player by a mile. The fifth overall pick from the 2020 draft set an NFL rookie record with 31 passing touchdowns, also adding five additional scores (and 234 more yards) on the ground. Herbert will again have Keenan Allen, Mike Williams and RB Austin Ekeler at his disposal this season, while Jared Cook is replacing Hunter Henry (Patriots) as the top tight end. Perhaps most important, the Chargers added three new starters for the offensive line, signing C Corey Linsley and LG Matt Feiler before using a first-round pick on Northwestern LT Rashawn Slater. The unit may need some time to gel, but it's the best collection of blocking talent the Chargers have put together in years. Offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi couldn't have asked for a better situation, getting his second shot as an OC after a respectable stint with the Lions in 2014-15.
July 1, 2021 1:52 PM EST