NFL Draft

The History of Tom Telesco and Wide Receivers


Tom Telesco has drafted a handful of successful wide receivers in the past few years. Will he hit big for the Chargers again in the 2014 NFL Draft?

Which positions are hardest to master?

A deep dive using Pro Football Focus data to see how players in different positions develop their first four years after they are drafted.


FANPOST: San Diego Chargers 7 Round Mock Draft

BFTB community member nfldraftexpert puts together a mock of all 7 Chargers drafts picks for the 2014 NFL Draft. Do you agree with his selections?

Punch Score: Identifying the RBs Speed Score Can't

This offseason, we will attempt to improve upon Bill Barnwell's famous "Speed Score", which is used to predict the success of prospective running backs by looking at their performance at the NFL...

Should the Chargers avoid drafting Michael Sam?


NFL Prospect Michael Sam has come out as gay in the months leading into the draft. Should the San Diego Chargers avoid selecting him to avoid the media coverage? Do they even need a pass-rusher?

Should fans be happy with SBNation's Mock Draft?


Kyle Posey breaks down the players Matthew Fairburn has the Chargers taking in the first two rounds of the upcoming NFL Draft.

Rooting for a Chargers Loss, Part 2: Draft Value


Breaking down the draft value the Chargers stand to gain by losing, and examining just how much draft value they've lost by winning in similar scenarios in the past.

Revisiting the 2004 Chargers-Giants Trade


Did the San Diego Chargers make the right move, or the wrong move, when they traded Eli Manning to the New York Giants during the 2004 NFL Draft?

The draft class that built the Chargers foundation

A.J. Smith follows up one of the best drafts in San Diego Chargers history with one that might be just as good. This one netted the team four eventual Pro Bowlers.

The draft class that made the Chargers contenders


Nine years later, we look back on what might be the greatest draft class ever assembled. A.J. Smith's masterpiece netted the San Diego Chargers seven future Pro Bowlers and nine future NFL starters.


Chargers sign D.J. Fluker to four-year contract

The San Diego Chargers have reached an agreement on a four-year contract with rookie Right Tackle D.J. Fluker.

NFL Draft will be moved back starting in 2014


The NFL Draft will now happen the second week of May giving us another two weeks of pre-draft coverage.

Chargers Sign Four of Six Draft Picks

Four of the Chargers six Draft picks for 2013 have been signed to contracts? Who's left?

"Reaching" for Fluker vs. Trading Up for Te'o

Providing a reason not to go nuts about the San Diego Chargers picking D.J. Fluker well above his expected mock position or trading up for Manti Te'o.

Nicknames Should Not Be Rushed


We added some new Chargers to the roster last week and got our last little bit of official excitement until camp opens at the end of summer. While some of use are interested in testing out...

A History of Offensive Tackles Picked at #11


The Chargers selected D.J. Flucker with the 11th overall pick in this year's draft. Let me tell you why history seems to be on their side.

2013 NFL Draft Grades: San Diego Chargers


Grading each of the Chargers' six selections in the 2013 NFL Draft. How did Tom Telesco do in his first draft as an NFL General Manager?

A look at the 2013 draft that could have been


Yes, we got some good players, and the pundits are really praising the team's draft, but did the team fill all of the holes that it could have?

An objective look at Tom Telesco's first 3 picks


Now that the picks have had time to settle in, my knee has stopped jerking and I'm ready to take a deep breath and look objectively at the first three rounds.

Chargers Sign 20 Undrafted Free Agents

At the conclusion of the 2013 NFL Draft, the San Diego Chargers signed 20 undrafted free agents, including a few that have a good chance of making the roster.

Chargers draft QB Brad Sorensen in 7th round


With the 221st pick overall, Chargers select Southern Utah QB Brad Sorensen.

Chargers Select Tourek Williams in 6th Round

The Chargers used their 6th round draft pick on a pass rusher from Florida International. This is a project pick.

Chargers Select CB Steve Williams in 5th Round

With their 5th round selection, the San Diego Chargers selected a Nickel CB that could free up CB Marcus Gilchrist to play on the outside or at Strong Safety.

Open Thread: NFL Draft, Rounds 4-7

Chat with fellow fans of the San Diego Chargers while they make their final three selections of the 2013 NFL Draft.

Chargers Draft WR Keenan Allen in 3rd Round

The San Diego Chargers used their third round draft pick on a playmaker that could potentially replace Vincent Jackson as a deep threat in the passing game.

San Diego Chargers Trade Up, Draft Manti Te'o

The San Diego Chargers traded up in the 2nd round of the 2013 NFL Draft to grab Manti Te'o, Linebacker out of Notre Dame.

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