The unpopular Trai Turner for Russell Okung alternate final yr didn’t work out successfully for anybody. Attributable to injuries, Okung ignored 9 games for the Panthers and Turner ignored seven with LA. Now, each and every groups will possible be starting over at these positions subsequent season.
In accordance with a chronicle by Adam Shefter at ESPN, the Chargers are “actively taking a phrase” Turner, who is due $11.5 million this yr.
Chargers are actively taking a phrase former Pro-Bowl guard Trai Turner, per offer. It seems love he’ll be traded or launched in the near future. He’s due $11.5 million this season.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 5, 2021
Carolina injure up starting John Miller at Turner’s former region at upright guard for various the 2020 season. He did a good job in 14 games. They’re going to perchance re-signal Miller on a one-yr deal for low-imprint, so it doesn’t make great sense to bring Turner motivate in a alternate.
That said, Turner is entirely 27 years feeble and he is a 5-time Pro Bowler, so odds are the Chargers will at final procure a partner.
As for Okung, he’ll develop into a free agent on the 17th.