Sometimes the holes on a NFL roster can be difficult to spot, with depth issues showing up late in games, inexperience manifesting in penalties or a simplified playbook, or a key injury here or there completely changing the dynamic of a team.
Or, sometimes, there’s just a big, giant 300-plus pound hole that obviously needs to be filled.
Thursday, on the first day of the NFL’s new league calendar, the Chargers made a big move toward filling that hole, agreeing to a four-year deal with offensive tackle Russell Okung.
The contract is worth more than $50 million with $25 million guaranteed, according to multiple reports.
Okung, a former first-round pick of the Seattle...