Chargers' Uchenna Nwosu set for a bigger role in 2019

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Chargers' Uchenna Nwosu set for a bigger role in 2019
Chargers' Uchenna Nwosu set for a bigger role in 2019

The Chargers liked linebacker Uchenna Nwosu coming out of college for his versatile skill-set to rush the passer, set the edge and drop back into coverage. That's why they snagged him with the No. 48 overall selection of the 2018 NFL draft. From splitting time with former Charger Kyle Emanuel to the defensive packages they were playing week to week, he rarely saw more than 20 snaps per game. Nwosu didn't pop on the stat sheet, totaling just 28 tackles and 3.5 sacks in 268 snaps. In the limited action of him being on the field, he showed some major promise as a pass rusher, demonstrating the ability to beat offensive tackles with speed and hand usage. Most notably, he forced the game-winning fumble

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