2016 NFL draft: Pick-by-pick grades and analysis of Round 1 - Steve Palazzolo
There was little hype surrounding Bosa and the Chargers, but San Diego nets the top player on our draft board. He’s a classic 4-3 defensive end, but he’ll play 3-4 outside linebacker for the Chargers. He’s been our top-graded edge defender the last two seasons, posting the top grade against the run and topping the pass rush rankings in 2015. He doesn’t have the look of some of the other top edge rushers in the league, but he wins with his hands and can be a disruptive presence on the edge.
Chargers pick Ohio State DE Joey Bosa in first round - Eric Williams
Bosa fills San Diego’s most glaring need, which is help along the defensive line. Bosa finished with 26 career sacks and was a stout run defender for the Buckeyes. He’ll combine with fellow defensive end Liuget and nose tackle Brandon Mebane to create a formidable defensive front for the Chargers.
Joey Bosa – Love/Hate the pick? - Mighty1090AM (video)
Scott and BR, Dan Sileo, and Burt Grossman weigh in on the Chargers selection of Joey Bosa with the number three overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft.
X's and O's: John Pagano Dissects Bosa's Tape - Chargers.com (video)
Go inside the film room as Defensive Coordinator John Pagano shows off why Joey Bosa was the Bolts' first pick in 2016.
Chargers React to Joey Bosa Pick - Chargers.com
Reactions from Chargers players to 2016 first round draft pick DE Joey Bosa.
Exclusive First Interview with Joey Bosa - Ricky Henne
I’m just going to give San Diego everything I have every day. I just want to get better and be the best possible player I can be. Along with that, I want to win some games. I don’t expect anything else. I am going to bring it every day.
Chargers go right direction with Bosa - Kevin Acee (UT$)
The Chargers plan to play Bosa at defensive end, which is what he played at Ohio State. The Buckeyes played a 4-3 defense, and Bosa was projected by most observers to play outside linebacker in the 3-4 front the Chargers run as their base defense.
Sneaky Chargers draft Ohio State's Joey Bosa - Michael Gehlken (UT$)
He is fully expected to start for the Chargers on the left side. Nose tackle Brandon Mebane, a March signing, and right end Corey Liuget round out the group.