By Gavino Borquez
The 2018 NFL draft concluded on Sunday, and for the Chargers they saw a big haul of defensive players early on followed by offensive players that will serve as depth to finish out the event.
Below are grades and analysis of all seven players Los Angeles selected and the overall class grade.
The Chargers had a plan going into this draft after being fairly quiet in free agency, and it was to get faster and more physical on defense. Los Angeles stacked deck by using their first four picks to address a desperate need with some gems after being one of the worst teams against the run in the NFL in 2017.
The Bolts’ final three picks were used on offensive players, and all three appear to have a legitimate shot to make the roster of a team that finished fourth in the league with 376.6 yards per game last season.
General manager Tom Telesco and coach Anthony Lynn did a nice job of keeping a balance with their selections based on the glaring holes to fill. There were some questions on the players that were selected when they could have gone with better value, but overall, it was good haul for a team that has a vision of building a Super Bowl roster and it should have fans excited for the 2018...