Chargers Draft

3 late-round prospects the LA Chargers should target in the 2022 NFL Draft

2018 NFL Draft
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It's officially NFL Draft week for the LA Chargers and all other 31 franchises.

On Thursday night, the first round kicks off with the Jacksonville Jaguars on the clock with the first overall pick, before rounds two through seven will take place on Friday and Saturday.

LA possesses 10 picks throughout the entirety of the draft, with seven of those picks coming in the fifth round and later. Given the areas of need still present on the Bolts roster, it's vital that they hit on some of their late picks.

General Manager Tom Telesco has struggled mightily with his drafting history, especially in the later rounds. Next to all of Telesco's day three picks never receive a second contract with the team, with most getting released at some point on their rookie contract.

Championship caliber teams in the NFL always have vital contributors on offense, defense, and special teams that are acquired via later-round draft picks.

The Chargers currently don't have that but can rectify their depth issues with a stellar 2022 draft class.

With Justin Herbert on his rookie contract and the roster consisting of many championship-caliber pieces, a great draft by the Bolts' front office could be enough to push the team over the edge in pursuit of the Lombardi trophy.

In this article, we'll preview three prospects who can instantly provide an impact on the field and should be targets for the Chargers in the latter rounds of the 2022 NFL draft.

Without further ado, let's get started!

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