Prospect Profile: Kyle Long - Ricky Henne
Long played predominantly at guard for the Ducks, but he does have the skillset to also kick outside to man one of the tackle positions. Both his father and brother say he is the most athletic member of the family, which he uses to his advantage in the trenches. He has quick reflexes and is fast on his feet in pass protection, where he uses his brute strength to jolt opposing defenders.
Roster Maximization: The Case for Streaming Quarterbacks - Patrick Thorman
The inherent problem with that is it will leave your team without top-ranked performers at nearly every other position. This is where ‘streaming’ comes into play, as we attempt to approximate the production of early round selections by starting cheaper alternatives only when conditions are ripest.
2013 NFL Mock Draft Headquarters - Steve Shoup
Steve's Take: The Chargers have to rebuild their offensive line if they have any hope of getting back into contention and getting Phillip Rivers back to a top level status. With a top tackle like Johnson on the board, Rivers and the Chargers luck out here.
AFC West links: Will Chiefs draft a guard? - Bill Williamson
While the Chargers are in need of a legitimate left tackle to protect Philip Rivers' blind side, guard might be in even worse shape, reports NFL.com's Chris Wesseling.