Laremy Tunsil a messy fit for Chargers at 3 - Michael Gehlken (UT$)
So, if the Chargers are to draft Tunsil on April 28, they'll do so accepting that either their No. 3 selection will begin the season on the bench — hardly appealing for coaches with jobs on the line — or Dunlap, a player with $3.3 million guaranteed, will. If Dunlap sits on the bench, he'll sit knowing that with every game he watches, he grows less likely to earn back his $1.2 million in incentives. Meanwhile, Hairston becomes difficult to carry as a fourth tackle. There goes $550,000.
Prospect Profile: Ryan Kelly - Ricky Henne
Known for his toughness and grit, Kelly is a 6-4, 311-pound mauler in the middle. A highly regarded leader while at Alabama, scouts note he possesses ideal strength and athleticism for the position. He is also an excellent communicator, which is vital for any center.
San Diego Chargers' schedule includes tough road tests early - Eric Williams
In need of some momentum to build on an upcoming campaign for a new San Diego stadium, the Chargers did not catch a break from the NFL schedule-makers. The Chargers open up on the road against the AFC West division rival Kansas City Chiefs, and play five of their first eight games on the road. The Chargers’ opponents had a .508 winning percentage in 2015, the 13th toughest schedule in the NFL.
Top five picks in 2016 draft: Rams looking for a franchise QB - Eric Williams
With a franchise quarterback already on the roster in Philip Rivers and quarterbacks likely being selected with the top two picks, the Chargers will have their pick of the team’s top-rated player on the board. Florida State defensive back Jalen Ramsey, Oregon defensive lineman DeForest Buckner, Ole Miss tackle Laremy Tunsil and Ohio State edge rusher Joey Bosa are possibilities on San Diego’s short list. If the Chargers don’t like their options at No. 3, they could always look to trade down if Wentz or Goff is still on the board. Whatever the decision, the Rams moving up strengthened San Diego’s possibilities of gaining a much-needed impact player in this year’s draft.