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San Diego Chargers Daily Links: April 22, 2013

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Christian Petersen

PFF’s Top 10 Fifth-Round Picks, 2008-2012 - Rick Drummond
There were, however, a group of notable fifth-round picks who struck gold for the teams that selected them and some who, in their first years, have sown promise of great things to come. With that, this look at the Top 10 Fifth-Round Picks from the 2008 to 2012 draft classes:

PFF’s Top 10 Fourth-Round Picks, 2008-2012 - Gordon McGuinness
It’s important for teams to hit on draft picks later in the draft, particularly as it can land them a productive player for three to four years without much of a salary cap hit. That being said, this list has at least one player who has gone well beyond just being productive, and if you can land a player who becomes one of the best players in the league in the fourth round you deserve the plaudits.

All "Day 2" Team, 2008-2012 - Peter Damilatis
You’d think this talent pool would struggle to compete with the more hyped and talented players that you find in our All-First Round Team, but this lineup stacks up fairly well by comparison.

San Diego Chargers Team Needs for 2013 NFL Draft - Steve Shoup
The Chargers have ignored their offensive line in recent years and have seen many of their starters succumb to injuries or leave as free agents. That has left quarterback Phillip Rivers running for his life these past two seasons, which has led to a sharp decline in his performance. The Chargers could use two starting tackles and a starting guard. Look for one of those positions to be the focus of their first round pick.

Mock Drafts: A Thorough Evaluation - David F. Marver
Let's start with the best of the best: Mike Mayock, whom you'll notice has no real horrible misses.