The Combine is over, Pro Days and team visits are wrapping up, which means the NFL Draft is upon us and for the second year in a row it is back in Chicago at the Auditorium Theatre. The draft had been held in New York at the Radio City Music Hall since 1964 until moved to the Windy City last year. The times and dates for the 2016 NFL Draft are:
Round 1: Thursday, April 28th at 5pm PST.
Rounds 2-3: Friday, April 29th at 4pm PST.
Rounds 4-7: Saturday, April 30th at 9am PST.
Since the Draft is less than a month away let’s looks at where the Chargers eight total draft picks are in this year’s draft in order:
Pick 3 (3rd Overall)
Pick 4 (35th Overall)
Pick 3 (66th Overall)
Pick 4 (102 Overall)
Pick 38 (175th Overall – Compensatory Selection)
*The Chargers traded their 5th Round pick to San Francisco (142nd Overall) in the acquisition of Melvin Gordon in the 2015 draft.
Pick 4 (179th Overall)
Pick 23 (198th Overall) from Minnesota in a trade for OL Jeremiah Sirles.