With the sixth pick of the 2020 NFL Draft, the Chargers select quarterback Justin Herbert out of Oregon.
Physically, all the traits are there and then some. Herbert is built like a linebacker with the athleticism and arm talent to threaten as a passer and a runner. He’s good in the pre-snap phase, and he delivers the ball with excellent accuracy and placement at the short and intermediate levels. He also has the arm strength to keep up with the best of them.
It’s easy to see the ceiling considering the physical traits, and he’s more pro-ready than he gets credit for. He might always have some rough edges when it comes to decision-making, but if a coaching staff creates defined reads and he becomes more comfortable within the pocket, franchise QB potential is there.
The Chargers get their quarterback of the future.
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