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Chargers News: Rich Eisen Considers LA Second-Best Fit for Pro Bowl Free Agent RB

Could the Chargers land this Pro Bowl running back this offseason?

NFL free agency is set to kick off this week, and there are a ton of star names who will look for a new team this offseason. This NFL free agency is stacked, and a ton of movement will transpire in the coming days, weeks, and months. 

Although your Los Angeles Chargers are in cap space hell right now, they are working on getting on the positive side of that. Once they do, they'll look to the open market for some serious game-changers. 

One star player they've become linked to is New York Giants Pro Bowl running back Saquon Barkley. Barkley will hit the free agency market for the first time in his career, and his name has been linked to the Chargers for some time now. 

Not only do the Chargers need an elite and younger running back, but the possibility of Barkley returning to the Giants seems dim. 

Because of that, long-time sportscaster and radio host Rich Eisen created a list of the top five teams that would best fit the two-time Pro Bowler. On a new episode of his The Rich Eisen Show, he listed the Los Angeles Chargers as the second-best fit. 

"Number two, I keep mentioning this. You want to show up and show out here in Los Angeles, put stars on the field. You want a running game, Greg Roman," Eisen said. "See what, oh gosh, Justin Herbert would look like with a running game. How about the Los Angeles Chargers? Jim Harbaugh is serving notice. Keep it going for Saquon."

Eisen listed the Dallas Cowboys as the number one bet fit for the 2018 Offensive Rookie of the Year. 

Barkley would be just the fit for the Charger offense and OC Greg Roman. He is a physical and dynamic back who would elevate Herbert's play and the entire offense. Combine his skillset with Roman's and head coach Jim Harbaugh's genius, and the Chargers could quickly be a top-ten offense in the league. 

The Chargers could draft a running back in late April, which would be cheaper. However, if the Bolts want to continue to make noise, grabbing an established running back is the way to go.