Entering training camp, the defensive line was and still is one of the most precarious units on the team. After being a weak link last season, the front office brought in a ton of new players to refresh the group in an attempt to find a couple players that can stick and make an impact.
B.J. Raji and Ryan Pickett are the definite locks for large amounts of playing time, but beyond those two, playing time is up for grabs. Against the Chargers, the defensive line should be the most intriguing group to watch. Whichever players can find success getting to the quarterback will do wonders towards making the roster and ensuring playing time going forward.
Another aspect of the defensive line is the suspensions of Mike Neal (four games) and Anthony Hargrove (eight games). They are allowed to play in preseason games before the suspensions begin Week 1, so it will be interesting to see when they play and how much time they get.