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Top 5 Undrafted Free Agent Signings for the San Diego Chargers

Top 5 Undrafted Free Agent Signings

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The NFL Draft has passed and the San Diego Chargers signed 17 undrafted free agents. The Chargers have a recent history of success with undrafted free agents. Antonio Gates, Kris Dielman, Malcom Floyd and David Binn have proven that. With rookie mini camp underway, here are five players who could provide an impact next season.

Grant Waller is a San Diego Chargers writer for RantSports.com. Follow him on Twitter @Grant_J_Waller.

5. Brelan Chancellor, WR/KR, North Texas

Brelan Chancellor North Texas
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5. Brelan Chancellor, WR/KR, North Texas

Brelan Chancellor North Texas
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The Chargers have been looking for a dynamic player to provide a boost in the return game and they might have found their man in Chancellor. He's one of only 10 players in the nation to return a kick and punt for a touchdown last year. With inconsistent play from Eddie Royal and Vincent Brown last season, Chancellor could also see reps in the slot on offense.

4. Greg Ducre, CB, Washington

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4. Greg Ducre, CB, Washington

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The Chargers' secondary was atrocious last season. First-round pick Jason Verrett should provide immediate help, but there's still room for improvement. Durce ran a blazing 40-yard dash (4.33) at his pro day and was named MVP of the College All-Star Bowl. Durce should compete for a roster spot in a backup roll with Brandon Ghee and Stevie Williams.

3. Jeremiah Sirles, OT, Nebraska

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3. Jeremiah Sirles, OT, Nebraska

Jeremiah Sirles Nebraska
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Sirles' versatility could be an asset for the Chargers' offensive line. He helped anchor both tackle positions for Nebraska's leading rushing attack in the Big 10. With King Dunlap coming off an injury- and concussion-plagued season, Sirles should fight for a pivotal backup position. His extensive work in a heavy-run offense will also be an asset for the Chargers' new three-headed running attack of Ryan Matthews, Danny Woodhead and Donald Brown.

2. Tenny Palepoi, DT, Utah

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2. Tenny Palepoi, DT, Utah

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Palepoi will add much-needed depth at another position of need for the Chargers. San Diego selected Ryan Carrethers in the fifth round, but there's still a need for another big body up front. Palepoi is athletic for his 6-foot-1, 298-pound frame and finished last season with 53 tackles and 4.5 for loss. A rotation of Sean Lissemore, Carrethers and Palepoi should help improve the Chargers' run defense.

1. Chris Davis, CB/PR, Auburn

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1. Chris Davis, CB/PR, Auburn

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Davis is known for his missed field goal return against Alabama, but his play in Auburn's secondary can't be overlooked. He finished second on the team with 74 tackles and had 15 pass deflections. Being a game-changer in the return game might be his best asset, though. These are two big areas of need for San Diego, so Davis could provide an impact in multiple ways. He average 18.7 yards per punt returns last year which ranked third in the nation.