Chargers nab top TE, Punter in 2016 NFL Draft

Former San Diego Chargers DB Gill Byrd announced the team's 2016 Draft Pick

After using the 3rd overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft on Defensive Lineman Joey Bosa out of Ohio State, the San Diego Chargers used the rest of their picks to replace guys like Ladarius Green and Mike Scifres, as well as add stability to the middle of the offensive line.

Telesco & McCoy on Hunter Henry and Max Tuerk
General manager Tom Telesco and head coach Mike McCoy discussed what they feel Hunter Henry is the best tight end in this draft class and why they envision Tuerk competing at center.


Hunter Henry on being drafted by the Chargers, Philip Rivers & comparisons to Jason Witten
Former Arkansas tight end Hunter Henry on being drafted by the Chargers, joining Philip Rivers and what he thinks of comparisons to Jason Witten.


Chargers day 3 Draft recap: Punter, fullback, and the end of the Mike Scifres era
Tom Telesco and Mike McCoy recap the last day of the 2016 NFL draft, drafting a fullback and punter and what they like about Ohio State’s Joshua Perry and Akron’s Jatavius Brown.


Chargers commit to their running game, Melvin Gordon, with the addition of Derek Watt
Could a shaky offensive line muddled by staggering injuries and constant turnover be a contributing factor to the Chargers poor rushing attack last season? Absolutely. But on Saturday afternoon, the Chargers gave their running game and Melvin Gordon a much needed boost when they selected fullback Derek Watt out of Wisconsin with their sixth round selection.

Gulls advance to second round with 6-2 win over Texas –
The San Diego Gulls punched their ticket to the second round of the Calder Cup Playoffs with a 6-2 win over the Texas Stars on Friday night in front of a spirited crowd of 7,509 at Valley View Casino Center. In their inaugural AHL season, the Gulls move on to the Pacific Division finals to face the Ontario Reign in a best-of-seven series starting on Thursday, May 5 at Citizens Business Bank Arena.

Pomeranz deals, but can’t deliver win –
The Padres got an extremely impressive effort from their own southpaw, Drew Pomeranz, who lowered his ERA to 2.48 with seven innings of one-run ball. It’s been a fantastic start to the season for Pomeranz, who didn’t clinch his rotation spot until the final week of Spring Training. On Sunday, Pomeranz said he made one mistake, a cutter that A.J. Ellis launched to center field for a double. Ellis would score on Kershaw’s RBI.

Tim Lincecum’s Showcase Set For Friday – MLB Trade Rumors
Tim Lincecum will hold a long-awaited throwing showcase for scouts on Friday in Scottsdale, MLB Network’s Jon Heyman reports. As many as 20 teams are expected to attend, including representatives from the Orioles, Padres and the Giants, Lincecum’s former team.

Chargers ease into first practice of 2016 – San Diego Union-Tribune
On Monday, players and the staff finally will begin on-field work at Chargers Park. This marks the second phase of voluntary workouts under the NFL’s collective bargaining agreement. For the past two weeks, players were limited to strength and conditioning drills and physical rehabilitation. Football coaches weren’t allowed on the field, unable to even observe.


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