2020 NFL Draft grades: Chargers get a ‘B’ for selecting Justin Herbert at No. 6 overall


The Chargers selected Oregon quarterback Justin Herbert with the No. 6 overall pick in the first round of the 2020 NFL Draft on Thursday. The CBS Sports NFL Draft team breaks down the pick below, including a grade for the pick, how it affects fantasy leagues and more on Herbert, including his strengths and weaknesses, his NFL comp and more.

6. Los Angeles Chargers: B

Pete Prisco: Analysis to come.

Fantasy impact

Dave Richard: Fantasy impact to come.

NFL Draft profile

NFL comp: Ryan Tannehill
Best trait:
 Cannon for a right arm
QB skills breakdown: Where he ranks   

Oregon 6-6 2/8 236 10 32 7/8 78 7/8

 Strengths  

  • At 6-6, prototypical height for NFL QB
  • Has best arm in draft, can make every throw
  • Has athleticism to be a dual threat QB

Weaknesses 

  • Way too inconsistent despite starting four years
  • Struggles with touch on intermediate throws
  • Didn’t always play big in big games
4.68 n/a 35.5 123 7.06 4.46





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