After the San Diego Chargers failed to capture the lowly AFC West for the second consecutive year, it is time to stop believing they are an annual threat to with the AFC.
They have just not proven consistent enough to be successful. Nobody seems to be able to predict this team from one week to the next.
How can a team possibly play lights-out football against a quality side such as the Baltimore Ravens, and then lay a massive egg the following week in a must-win game against the Detroit Lions? There is simply no excuse to struggle through a six-game losing streak in a division as weak as theirs.
Looking ahead to this year’s draft, San Diego must address many areas of their team. Defense, offense and special teams must all be improved.
The AFC West is showing no signs of being any better next season, so this division remains up for grabs to the team that can put together an above-average season of football.
Here are five important picks that the Chargers must make this April in order to re-establish themselves as the AFC favourites they used to call themselves: