J.J. Watt

Chargers offensive line holds its own against Broncos' ferocious pass rushers

Chargers offensive line holds its own against Broncos' ferocious pass rushers

Russell Okung played for the Denver Broncos in 2016, so the veteran left tackle knew exactly what he was getting into when he signed a four-year, $53-million deal with the Chargers last March.

One reason Chargers coach Anthony Lynn calls the AFC West “the toughest division in football, no doubt,” is that it has a deep pool of ferocious pass rushers who can make life miserable for offensive linemen, especially those responsible for protecting the quarterback’s blind side.

The group is led by Broncos linebacker Von Miller, a five-time Pro Bowl selection who has averaged more than 12 sacks a season for six years and is widely considered with Houston’s J.J. Watt as one of the...

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