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Chargers Daily Links: Draft Day Open Thread

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‘Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas’ Sign Turns Silver And Black Ahead of 2022 NFL Draft Photo by David Becker/Getty Images

Good morning, Chargers fans!

And what a glorious morning it is!

The first round of the 2022 NFL draft kicks off tonight at 5:00 p.m. PT in Las Vegas. The Chargers hold the 17th picks, a spot where they had some insane luck back in 2018 as they selected superstar Derwin James.

With the bulk of entertainment coming this afternoon, we’re just going to coast through the day and prepare for tonight’s festivities. Feel free to use this post to discuss anything and everything ahead of the big night!

And now for today’s links.

Chargers News:

Brandon Staley sits down to talk 2020 draft and Snoop Dogg (Chargers.com)

Five things to know about this year’s draft (Chargers.com)

Four things to know about the Chargers’ newest offensive lineman, Will Clapp (Chargers Wire)

Three late-round prospects the Chargers should target (Bolt Beat)

NFL News:

Mel Kiper’s final mock draft ahead of tonight’s draft (ESPN+)

The Jaguars tagged and signed Cam Robinson (ESPN)

Five bold predictions for the first round of the draft (CBS Sports)

The Raiders assured Darren Waller he will not be leaving Las Vegas (NFL.com)

The Broncos are bringing back Melvin Gordon (NFL.com)

Matt Ryan expects to utilize Nyheim Hines a lot in the Colts offense (Pro Football Talk)