The NFL draft is not that far away. A.J. Smith, who luckily kept his job, faces the same challenges he has the last three years. He needs to find a dominant pass rusher, a Darren Sproles-like back, a safety and a consistent cornerback.
In recent years, Smith's drafts have been below average. Larry English was a terrible selection, and Corey Liuget wasn't all he was supposed to be his rookie season. Ryan Mathews has been the best first-round draft pick since Antonio Cromartie and Shawne Merriman. It's time for another solid draft class for the Chargers to get back to the playoffs.
Here's who the Chargers should select in each round if they are still available.