Chargers Draft Picks: Scouting Outside LBs

Check out the article that we posted out on NFL.com Blog Blitz. We check out some of the outside linebackers that the Chargers may have interest in with their first draft pick.

The San Diego Chargers need to find an impact player on the defensive side of the ball in this year’s draft. One of the positions that the Chargers are looking to improve this offseason is the outside linebacker position across from Shaun Phillips.

The Chargers dropped LB Shawne Merriman in the middle of the season and had to fill his starting role with Antwan Applewhite. LB Larry English was drafted a couple of season’s ago to take over the position, but he has struggled to stay on the field with health issues.

Here is a list of players that the Chargers could look to draft in the first round of the draft:

check out NFL.com Blog Blitz for the players

Topics: Akeem Ayers, Aldon Smith, Von Miller

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