5 Things To Watch For During San Diego Chargers' 2016 Minicamp

By Brendan Patel

The San Diego Chargers have a big preseason ahead of them as they look to improve on a dismal 2016. The team has plenty of young talent on both sides of the ball, but players will need to prove that they can consistently produce. If things break right, then the Chargers could compete for a playoff spot this season.

5 Things To Watch For During San Diego Chargers\' 2016 Minicamp
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5. Who Is Going To Start At Safety?

Who Is Going To Start At Safety? Credit: Getty Images
The Chargers are going to have to replace one of the best safeties in the league, and this could be a weaker position for them.

5. Who Is Going To Start At Safety?

The Chargers are going to have to replace one of the best safeties in the league, and this could be a weaker position for them.

4. Can Melvin Gordon Show Progress?

Can Melvin Gordon Show Progress? Credit: Getty Images
Gordon had a forgettable first season in the league after the Chargers used a high draft pick on him. Injuries and poor run-blocking were certainly contributing factors, but Gordon needs to prove himself this season.

4. Can Melvin Gordon Show Progress?

Gordon had a forgettable first season in the league after the Chargers used a high draft pick on him. Injuries and poor run-blocking were certainly contributing factors, but Gordon needs to prove himself this season.

3. Who Will Be The Leaders On Defense?

Who Will Be The Leaders On Defense? Credit: Getty Images
The Chargers have a lot of potential on defense, but players need to step up into bigger roles. It remains to be seen who the vocal leaders will be as this team hopes to become a dominant unit.

3. Who Will Be The Leaders On Defense?

The Chargers have a lot of potential on defense, but players need to step up into bigger roles. It remains to be seen who the vocal leaders will be as this team hopes to become a dominant unit.

2. Can The Offensive Line Stay Healthy?

Can The Offensive Line Stay Healthy? Credit: Getty Images
The offensive line will continue to be a question mark until they prove that they can stay healthy over the course of the season. The team didn’t do much to improve the unit over the offseason, but hope is that their smaller moves will be enough.

2. Can The Offensive Line Stay Healthy?

The offensive line will continue to be a question mark until they prove that they can stay healthy over the course of the season. The team didn’t do much to improve the unit over the offseason, but hope is that their smaller moves will be enough.

1. How Will Joey Bosa Adapt?

How Will Joey Bosa Adapt? Credit: Getty Images
Bosa has the potential to make an instant impact, but it will be interesting to see how quickly he can adapt to the professional game. He already has great size and technique, so he'll be expected to line up in multiple positions.

1. How Will Joey Bosa Adapt?

Bosa has the potential to make an instant impact, but it will be interesting to see how quickly he can adapt to the professional game. He already has great size and technique, so he'll be expected to line up in multiple positions.

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