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LA Chargers: The 5 greatest 13th overall picks in NFL Draft history

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(Photo by Abbie Parr/Getty Images) – LA Chargers
(Photo by Abbie Parr/Getty Images) – LA Chargers

2. Aaron Donald, 2014

An active player makes the list of the greatest 13th overall picks of all-time and by the time his career his over there is a good chance that Aaron Donald is the greatest 13th overall pick of all-time.

We can get caught up in the moment and not fully realize it but Donald is putting together a career that is going to make him one of the best defensive linemen of all-time. Not only that, but he could absolutely end his career as the greatest interior defensive linemen of all-time.

The accolades are incredible. Donald has never not been elite at the NFL level. He has made the Pro Bowl every single season of his seven-year career and has been named an All-Pro six times, with his rookie season being the only year that he missed the honor.

Only 56 players in NFL history have been an All-Pro six times and Donald has done it in seven seasons. He turns 30 this May and with no signs of slowing down, we could get another 3-4 seasons of All-Pro Aaron Donald.

Donald would become the fifth player in NFL history to get nine All-Pro nods and would be the only defensive player to do so. If he somehow got to 10, he would join Jim Otto and Jerry Rice as the only players with 10.

It is not extremely likely, but with how good of shape Donald is in, if he can simply stay healthy, he could retire with the most All-Pro honors in NFL history.

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