Leslie O’Neal, first round, 1986, Oklahoma State. The Chargers all-time sack leader with 105.5, O’Neal was a six-time Pro Bowler in 13 NFL seasons, which included nine with the Chargers. O’Neal was the 37th member inducted into the Chargers Hall of Fame three years ago.
Florida Atlantic’s Trey Hendrickson led all edge defenders in this draft class in terms of pass-rush productivity rating, with nine sacks, 13 hits and 55 hurries on 318 pass rushing snaps.
Both the Chargers and Cardinals have hosted Pittsburgh quarterback Nathan Peterman on visits, as Peterman himself explained on Pro Football Talk Live. Peterman, who is likely to be selected on Day 2 of the draft, is viewed as a high-floor signal-caller in the vein of an Andy Dalton. Los Angeles and Arizona each employ veteran quarterbacks in Philip Rivers and Carson Palmer and could be looking to find long-term successors under center. The Chargers, notably, have been more open about their desire to land a youthful passer in 2017, and are reportedly putting in “ample work” on the 2017 class.
Daniel Jeremiah and Bucky Brooks take on all seven rounds of the 2017 NFL Draft and pick their favorite players from each round.
The news of the 2017 regular season schedule isn't just fun for fans, it's equally as exciting for players. Many Chargers players took to Twitter to share their thoughts about the schedule overall and which games they're most looking forward to playing.
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