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Roster projection 2007 and its draft implications

Discussion in 'NFL Draft' started by RMANCIL, Dec 1, 2006.

  1. RMANCIL
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    All the players in bold will face very strong competition to remain on the Charger roster in 2007.


    5 Scifres, Mike K-P 6-2 236 Western Illinois 4 10/08/80
    All Pro type of season

    6 Whitehurst, Charlie QB 6-4 225 Clemson 0 08/06/82
    He looks great

    7 Volek, Billy QB 6-2 214 Fresno State 7 04/28/76
    He will stay if he wants to

    10 Kaeding, Nate K 6-0 187 Iowa 3 03/26/82
    Solid

    17 Rivers, Philip QB 6-5 228 North Carolina State 3 12/08/81
    Looks like a Pro Bowl QB

    20 McCree, Marlon S 5-11 202 Kentucky 6 03/17/77
    Has had ups and downs still he is our best safety

    21 Tomlinson, LaDainian RB 5-10 221 Texas Christian 6 06/23/79
    HOF

    23 Jammer, Quentin CB 6-0 204 Texas 5 06/19/79
    Best year of his career

    24 Gordon, Cletis CB 6-1 197 Jackson State 0 07/17/82
    Bubble player

    25 Cromartie, Antonio CB 6-3 209 Florida State 0 04/15/84
    Coming on

    27 Jue, Bhawoh S 6-0 200 Penn State 6 05/24/79
    Injury prone will face competition

    28 Gregory, Steve CB-S 5-11 185 Syracuse 0 01/08/83
    Lucky if he makes the team next season

    29 Florence, Drayton CB 6-0 195 Tuskegee 4 12/19/80
    Coming on strong

    33 Turner, Michael RB 5-10 237 Northern Illinois 3 02/13/82
    He is so good we will be lucky to keep him lots of teams should offer to trade

    34 Pinnock, Andrew FB-RB 5-10 250 South Carolina 4 03/12/80
    Plays two positions and good ST but may face the turk in TC if we draft FB

    41 Neal, Lorenzo FB 5-11 255 Fresno State 14 12/27/70
    Pro bowl FB still at top of his game

    42 Hart, Clinton FS 6-0 205 Central Florida C.C. 4 07/20/77
    Has failed to show improvement this season

    48 Kiel, Terrence SS 5-11 207 Texas A&M 4 11/24/80
    Drug issues cloud his future along with troubled pass coverage

    50 Binn, David LS 6-3 223 California 13 02/06/72
    Last member from Super Bowl team how long before he is gone?

    51 Dobbins, Tim LB 6-1 247 Iowa State 0 12/10/82
    Will see a lot more PT next season

    52 Polk, Carlos LB 6-2 262 Nebraska 6 02/22/77
    Filled in well but will never be a starter maybe gone

    54 Cooper, Stephen LB 6-1 235 Maine 4 06/19/79
    Should start next season

    56 Merriman, Shawne DE-OLB 6-4 272 University of Maryland 2 05/24/84
    All pro

    57 Wilhelm, Matt LB 6-4 245 Ohio State 4 02/02/81
    Should start if he doesn't leave or if we don't draft a MLB in the 1st

    58 Godfrey, Randall LB 6-2 245 Georgia 11 04/06/73
    Still playing well, may be back but age is a concern

    59 Edwards, Donnie LB 6-2 227 UCLA 11 04/06/73
    He will be gone after this year

    61 Hardwick, Nick C 6-4 295 Purdue 3 09/02/81
    Keeps improving but back injury is a concern

    63 Mruczkowski, Scott C-G 6-5 318 Bowling Green 2 04/05/82
    Has stepped up to fill in at OG will face competition

    65 Withrow, Cory C-G 6-2 287 Washington State 7 04/05/75
    Long shot

    68 Dielman, Kris G 6-4 310 Indiana 4 02/03/81
    Bolts should resign him

    70 Olivea, Shane G-T 6-4 312 Ohio State 3 10/07/81
    Count on him in on long range plans

    71 Lekkerkerker, Cory T 6-7 323 California-Davis 2 07/25/81
    Fast riser saw a lot of PT

    72 Oben, Roman T 6-4 305 Louisville 11 10/09/72
    After hard work on come back trail got to figure a least 1 more year

    73 McNeill, Marcus T 6-8 336 Auburn 0 11/16/83
    Future all -pro

    74 Cesaire, Jacques DE 6-2 295 Southern Connecticut State 4 08/30/80
    Best DL off the bench

    76 Williams, Jamal DT 6-3 348 Oklahoma State 9 04/28/76
    All- Pro

    79 Goff, Mike G 6-5 311 Iowa 9 01/06/76
    Should be back

    80 Floyd, Malcom WR 6-5 225 Wyoming 1 09/08/81
    Coming on strong passing Jackson in rotation

    81 Osgood, Kassim WR 6-5 220 San Diego State 4 05/20/80
    Great ST but will never start at wr could be gone if we draft WR

    82 Camarillo, Greg WR 6-1 190 Stanford 2 04/18/82
    On bubble

    83 Jackson, Vincent WR 6-5 241 University of Northern Colorado 2 01/14/83
    He is making strides next season he should shine as 3 yr magic kicks in

    85 Gates, Antonio TE 6-4 260 Kent State 4 06/18/80
    All Pro

    86 Manumaleuna, Brandon TE 6-2 288 Arizona 6 01/04/80
    Solid performer he has brite future

    87 McCardell, Keenan WR 6-1 191 UNLV 15 01/06/70
    Still playing well he should project as starter still

    88 Parker, Eric WR 6-0 180 Tennessee 5 04/14/79
    Continues to improve will be back

    89 Krause, Ryan TE 6-3 256 Nebraska-Omaha 3 06/16/81
    Injuries keep him sidelined a lot on the bubble

    91 McKinney, Brandon DT 6-2 324 Michigan State 0 08/24/83
    Bubble

    92 Harris, Marques LB 6-1 231 Southern Utah State 2 09/20/81
    Has played very well should see more PT next yr

    93 Castillo, Luis DT-NG 6-3 290 Northwestern University 2 08/04/83
    All pro

    94 Gbaja-Biamila, Akbar LB 6-5 260 San Diego State 3 05/06/79
    Bubble

    95 Phillips, Shaun LB 6-3 262 Purdue 3 05/13/81
    All Pro

    97 Bingham, Ryon DT 6-3 303 Nebraska 3 06/06/81
    Played the most ever this yr still the draft may yield his replacement

    98 Robinson, Derreck DE 6-4 289 Iowa 2 03/03/82
    Solid back up must work hard to make roster

    99 Olshansky, Igor DE 6-6 309 Oregon 3 05/03/82
    Strong starter will be back

    Based on this roster you may expect the Chargers to draft LB as we will see Donnie Edwards leave as a F.A. and this position has some age concerns as well as inexperience issues. Players on the bubble Gbaja-Biamila, Akbar ,Godfrey, Randall , Wilhelm, Matt , Polk, Carlos and Steve Foley who isn't on the roster at this time is a major question mark.

    The Chargers 3-4 is dependent on LB to make it go so expect to see at least couple in the 2007 draft.

    Jamal Williams is playing the best he has ever played yet he is on the wrong side of 30 , his back up Bingham has failed to impress in fact the Chargers prefer to slide their DE into the middle over Bingham so expect to see a NT type in this draft.

    The Chargers have several issues at safety with Jue , Hart and kiel all in a fight for a job.

    The Dime CB is another situation that will get a long look.

    The Chargers may finally draft another wr if the right one is on the board. The wr position isn't the area of need that several other positions are but it sure gets a lot of play on this board and the draft sites.

    FB /TE may also be a position that the Chargers take however if they do look for that player to be a second day selection. Ryan Krause and Pinock both are bubble players and the Bolts now feature the FB more like a H- Back in this offense.

    Last but not least I think the Chargers will look at a OC not so much as to replace Hardwick but rather as smart depth. Hardwick has had some back concerns and David Binn our long snapper is growing long of tooth so if the Bolts see a player who could do both ......
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    Hmm I think Robinson Osgood Binn and Hart will still be around but other than that I agree with the rest.
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    Goff should be gone. That position needs a serious upgrade.
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    whats wrong with goff
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    osgood gone? highly doubt it. especially with the importance of special teams to a marty team. he just signed an extension this offseason did he not?

    bingham aint going no where. he can play all three positions on the line and he is the only non-starter who can legitimately fill in across the board like that. marty is constantly praising his improvement.
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    i can see why you're pissed about the KC game, but goff has been solid. stats dont do the man justice. btw, the chiefs have a good front (johnson, bell)
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    It's not one game.

    Goff can pull within the tackle box, and seal block. That's it.

    His drive blocking sucks, and if he hits 25% of his second level blocks that would be a record for him. We need a faster, more athletic, and stronger guard. Goff is a journeyman.
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    If we draft players who share the same positions as these players and if the Rookies make the squad tell me who you think we would cut in their place?

    There are always options but right now Osgood and Camarillo are the bottom feeders at WR so if we draft a WR one of them will be gone.

    On the DL front Bingham , McKinney , and Robinson are at the low end of the peaking order and based on PT this season Robinson has seen a lot more action than Bingham and he will cost much less money. Bottom line if Williams were to miss a few games I am not sold on Bingham being the man and I bet Smith isn't either as for as Marty he is always singing all the players a ear full what else would you expect.

    McKinney has not seen any real time this season however he was a player who wasn't projected at the start of TC to make the team yet based on TC he won a job.

    McKinney build is better suited than Bingham for the NT position and in TC he was quicker off the ball and played with better leverage.

    Now if the Bolts draft a NT type and if he makes the roster then color one of those three gone.
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    If the Bolts take a OG in the top 2 rounds then his job could be in jeopardy along with Withrow. For me I think that Marty would prefer to keep Goff over Withrow even if the top pick was a super star guard that won the starting position.

    Goff is a good teacher and with his experience he could step right in if we suffered a injury. I don't see Withrow on the same level with Goff in either situation.
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    i watched mckinney, alvin smith, chase page...all those guys during camp and bingham is far and away better than those guys. robinson is a DE and both our starting DEs have gone down...thus robinson/cesaire is getting playing time.

    bingham is our backup Nose Tackle and plays behind williams. williams hasnt missed significant time and actually binghom plays a ton in practice because they give williams tons of rest during the week.

    ryan has also show the ability to play DE and has done so in games (i think it was denver) which is impressive considering he is oversized for DE.
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    I think Osgood is holding up a spot on the roster. We need someone here that can "catch" the ball and not someone who is a decent ST player but with stonehands.
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    San Diego Ron is gonna be pizzed .......


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