Ranking Chargers' last 10 first-round draft picks

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6. Melvin Gordon, 2015 NFL Draft

Melvin Gordon ended his Chargers tenure off on a bad note with the fanbase. His contract holdout did not rub fans the right way and then he took a shot at the Chargers not having fans ahead of the 2020 season.

He may have become a very disliked former Charger but the fact of the matter is that he was good when he was with the team. Gordon may not have fully blossomed into the RB the Chargers were hoping they were getting when trading up for him, but he was a Pro Bowl-caliber receiver who made the team better.

Gordon made two Pro Bowls with the Chargers and picked up 3,599 rushing yards and 36 touchdowns in his final 53 games with the team.

5. Mike Williams, 2017 NFL Draft

Mike Williams' time with the Chargers officially came to an end this offseason as he was released by the team and signed by the New York Jets. Williams' tenure with the team will be remembered by his countless big games and winning plays with both Philip Rivers and Justin Herbert throwing him the ball.

Some may rank Williams higher on this list but the fact of the matter is that the Chargers drafted a wide receiver in the top 10 who never turned into his team's WR1. Williams had a good tenure with the team, but if the Bolts took a receiver this year in the top 10, and only got Williams' level of production, then fans would fill underwhelmed.