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Chargers Draft History

Tom Telesco lands at 11th in’s GM Power Rankings

Does winning the William V. Campbell Trophy lead to NFL success?

The numbers show the possible outcomes to be everywhere.

Why the Chargers drafted who they did on Day 3

How do these four players fit into the Chargers’ plans for 2020 and beyond?

2020 Chargers UDFA Tracker

Keep track of all the undrafted free agents signed by the Bolts right here.

Chargers and their recent love of Notre Dame

Will the Chargers drink from the South Bend well once more?

2020 NFL Draft Fan Vote: Pick 167

2020 NFL Draft Fan Vote: Pick 102

2020 NFL Draft Fan Vote: Pick 71

2020 NFL Draft Fan Vote: The 6th-overall pick

It’s in your hands, now.

Re-visiting the Chargers 2017 draft class 3 years later

One of Everything: Three-round mock

Chargers reinforce the trenches in TDN’s latest mock draft

Darkhorse selections for the Chargers at #6

Four prospects the Chargers should consider in the second round

4th Annual BFTB Live Draft Show

You’re welcome

Four prospects the Chargers should consider in the third round

Chargers select LB Roquan Smith in SB Nation’s re-draft of 2018 class

4 players the Chargers should target on day 2 of the draft

Once the drama of Day 1 is over, who could the Chargers follow up with in rounds 2 and 3?

Chargers Agree to Terms with Five Draft Picks

Five of the Chargers seven draft picks put pen to paper

Understanding the Draft Philosophies of Tom Telesco: Round 3

Louis Gorini finalizes his 3 round mock draft in a big way!

ESPN: Jatavis Brown Was One of the Best Value Picks of 2016 NFL Draft

The 2016 NFL Draft was definitely kind to the Chargers.

ESPN's Mel Kiper Re-Grades the Chargers 2016 Draft Class

Has Kiper's opinion changed on the Chargers 2016 draft class?

Revisiting the 2004 Quarterback Draft Class

Who has had the best career between Philip Rivers, Ben Roethlisberger, Eli Manning, and Matt Schaub?

A Look Back at the Draft Part 2013: Reviewing Each Year of Tom Telesco’s Reign

Let’s take a look at Tom Telesco’s draft history

Chargers 2016 Draft Grades

The Chargers hit the jackpot more than once in the 2016 draft.

What if the Chargers Had Listened to ESPN’s Mel Kiper and Todd McShay in the Last Seven Drafts?

Let’s look at who actually made the best picks for the Chargers over the past seven drafts.

Should the San Diego Chargers tank?

Should the San Diego Chargers fans be rooting for a loss on Sunday against the Kansas City Chiefs? Does Philip Rivers need to let the team lose so that they can have a better future?

The Broken Dream of the Chargers Offensive Line

With the announcement of Nick Hardwick's retirement, one of the most memorable group of players in San Diego Chargers history is now gone, without much to show for it.

Do the Chargers have a Cornerback problem?

Should the San Diego Chargers avoid drafting a Cornerback early in the NFL Draft until they can figure out how to turn talented defensive backs into productive members of the defense?

Does Gabbert challenge Leaf for worst draft bust?

Echoes of a dark episode in the Bolts history are always brought to mind when a team drafts a QB in the 1st round that looks like a bad choice. Does Blaine Gabbert knock Leaf off the dumpster shaped pedestal of "Biggest Draft Bust Ever"?

2008: A.J. Smith's Worst Draft as Chargers GM

With Antoine Cason's lackluster tenure as a Bolt, no second round pick, and trading up for Jacob Hester, was the '08 draft the Chargers worst in recent history?

Draft History: The Gamble that Paid Off

Following a dominant 2006 season, the team was overflowing with talent. When presented with a draft in which the team had no glaring needs, how would A.J. Smith respond?

Draft History: Going from solid to spectacular

After two great drafts, did San Diego Chargers GM A.J. Smith have another one in him? Apparently so, because this is the one that put the team over the top in terms of talent.

The draft class that built the Chargers foundation

A.J. Smith follows up one of the best drafts in San Diego Chargers history with one that might be just as good. This one netted the team four eventual Pro Bowlers.

Using hindsight to grade the 2003 Chargers Draft

Hindsight is always 20/20, right? So why don't we step back 10 years and grade the Chargers' 2003 draft based on what we know today.