This is how I envision the starting defensive and offense this year. I'm Including top backups because there will be several packages when the 3rd safety or 4th CB are on the field etc..



Free Safety - Malik Hooker
Strong Safety - Khari Willis
Next Man Up - Julian Blackmon / George Odum


Outside CB - Xavier Rhodes
Outside CB - Rock Ya-Sin
Slot CB - Kenny Moore
Next Man Up - Marvell Tell / T.J. Carrie


WILL - Darius Leonard
MIKE - Anthony Walker
SAM - Bobby Okereke
Next Man Up - E.J. Speed

Defensive Line:

Defensive End - Justin Houston
Defensive End - Kemoko Turray
Next Man Up - Al-Quadim Muhammad / Ben Banogu

Defensive Tackle - Deforrest Buckner
Defensive Tackle - Grover Stewart
Next Man Up - Denico Autry / Tyquan Lewis (?)



QB - Phllip Rivers
Next Man Up - Jacoby Brissett, Jacob Eason

Wide Receivers:

WR1 - T.Y. Hilton
WR2 - Michael Pittman Jr.
Slot WR - Parris Campbell
Next Man Up - Zach Pascal / Marcus Johnson

Running Backs:

RB1a - Jonathan Taylor
RB1b - Marlon Mack
3rd down RB (COP back) - Nyheim Hines
Next Man Up - Jordan Wilkins

Tight Ends:

TE1 - Jack Doyle
TE2 - Trey Burton
Next Man Up - Mo Allie-Cox

Offensive Line:

LT - Anthony Castonzo
RT - Braden Smith
Next Man Up - LaRaven Clark

LG - Quenton Nelson
C - Ryan Kelly
RG - Mark Glowinski
Next Man Up - Danny Pinter, Javon Patterson

Special Teams

Kicker - Rodrigo Blaneknship or Chase McLaughlin
Punter - Rigoberto Sanchez
Long Snapper - Luke Rhodes