Korey Toomer

Chargers' signing of tackle Russell Okung comes with controversy

Chargers' signing of tackle Russell Okung comes with controversy

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...

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