In 2009 San Diego spent a seventh round draft pick on wide receiver Demetrius Byrd.á This was a player who they knew would not play in 2009, and might not ever play.á They took the chance because it was a late draft pick that went towards a late second-round quality player. Assuming health permits his return to the football field, this could potentially beáa great bargain for the team. Another player whose football career was in jeopardy looks to make himself eligible for this coming draft, USC alum Stafon Johnson*.áHaving missed an entire season due to a gruesome weight room injury where his larynx was crushed during bench presses, he will not be drafted high at all, and could even run the risk of going undrafted altogether. This could be a great opportunity for a San Diego team that ...
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