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NFL: New Orleans Saints at Los Angeles Chargers Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports

Chargers Scouting Report: Northern Illinois OT Max Scharping - Gavino Borquez
For some, Scharping needs a year under his belt to fight for a starting job, but I believe he can try to earn it during Year 1 as a pro. Given the huge need at the right tackle position, Scharping has the ability to compete with Sam Tevi and beat him out for the starting role.

Ranking all 32 NFL offensive lines by pass-blocking efficiency - Mark Chichester
In 13 years of grading games, the Chargers have finished in the top half of this list just once. Once. And even that was back in 2006. The latest episode of the Chargers’ calamitous pass blocking culminated with the surrender of the league’s ninth-most sacks, sixth-most hits, and 11th-most hurries. The Chargers won’t have Philip Rivers forever, and the quicker they realize that, the better.

25 five-round mock drafts for the Los Angeles Chargers - Tyler Schoon (slide show)
Mock drafts are rarely accurate, but they do help provide an insight as to what kind of players will be available at each of the Chargers’ selections, as well as how the team can find ways to fill needs at different draft ranges depending on what was chosen before them. We did 25 mock drafts, five per format and five rounds each. Here’s what happened:

Extra Points: AAF, Dundon, Lock, Broncos - Andrew Ortenberg
According to Pelissero, Lock will then head to Los Angeles and meet with the Chargers tomorrow. The Chargers sniffed around the top quarterbacks in last year’s class and are doing the same thing with this class, even though Philip Rivers just had his best season in years. If you believe the current reporting, the Chargers would likely have to trade up in the draft if they wanted to get Luck [sic].

Draft Analysts Share Best Fits for Chargers, Dark-Horse Prospects and More - Chris Hayre
“I’d recommend to anyone who likes scouting, or likes to watch these players, to go watch him against [defensive lineman] Quinnen Williams in that Alabama-Arkansas game this past season,” Renner said. “He did better than any offensive lineman I saw this season against him.”

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