A third-round draft pick by the Raiders in 2011, Barksdale was a successful waiver claim in St. Louis, holding his own as a 29-game starter over the past two seasons.
Now that Barksdale is in San Diego, expect right tackle D.J. Fluker to kick inside to guard, strengthening an interior offensive line that was problematic in pass protection as well as run blocking last season.
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