Lots of interior line prospects if Chargers feel need - Michael Gehlken
Sometime during the April 26-28 draft, the team could add another piece to the puzzle, and there’s no shortage of interior-line prospects from which to choose.
Finhead's Mock Draft: Version 14 - Finhead83
18) San Diego Chargers - Cordy Glenn, OG/OT: The Chargers could use someone like Mark Barron at safety and could use another pass rushing OLB, but they desperately need help on the OL. Glenn would be a great target as he could play OG or OT, both positions of need for San Diego. The Chargers may hope Shaun Phillips will bounce back in 2012 and though newly signed Jarret Johnson isn't a great pass rushing specialist, he is good enough to warrant a starting position opposite of Phillips. The Chargers will address the need for a pass rushing OLB, but it may not be in the first round.
Gap Control: Interior Offense, 2011 - Ben Stockwell
A team’s ability to gain yards on the inside is a statement of their physical dominance over an opposing defense. Teams that have success inside are saying that they can get whatever yards they want whenever they need them, dictating the tempo and physicality of the game rather than being forced to go to other areas of their offense quickly.
2012 Draft Preview: Defensive Ends
San Diego’s defensive line transitioned last season. Vaughn Martin became a starter in his third season and began to grow into the potential of his 6-foot-4, 308-pound frame. Last year’s first-round draft choice, Corey Liuget, started as well. Luis Castillo injured his leg in the season opener, which helped usher in the youth movement. He returns to the team for an eighth year with a restructured contract. Castillo’s long-time teammate and friend Jacques Cesairereturns for a 10th season with the Chargers.
Draft History: Offensive Tackles - Christopher Smith
As we begin our preview of the offensive tackles available in the 2012 NFL Draft, here’s a look at players the Chargers have drafted at the position.