Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 11/19/14
It is evident that the San Diego Chargers are tired of drafting from the middle of each round every April, and it's time they lean one way or the other. Recent regular seasons indicate that they might as well tank in favor of selecting USC's Matt Barkley No. 1 overall next year and trading him for a new General Manager and Head Coach. 2012's edition, on the other hand, may have something different drawn up. Let's finish the job:1.18: Melvin Ingram - DE/OLB (South Carolina) Apologies to the subtly sexy late-round selections of offensive linemen Riley Reiff and David DeCastro, but Ingram was inarguably the steal of Day One. A large contributor to the wavering stock of Oklahoma linebacker Ronnell Lewis - who I had the Chargers reaching for in the second round of my last mock in order to desperately improve their putrid defensive front - was the fact that schemes wouldn't know exactly where to put his raw ability early on; he proceeded to fall to Detroit in the fourth round. It is the o...
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