|Grading the Draft: San Diego Chargers
As Philip Rivers struggled through the 2012 season, so did the Chargers. Placing the blame on Rivers is shortsighted though, as his offensive line struggled to keep him upright, his receivers disappointed or got hurt and the San Diego running game couldn’t get going all season. The Chargers did their best to fix those issues in April’s draft but will it be enough to bring them back to the playoffs in 2013? Chris Tripodi is back to break down San Diego’s draft...
|Grading the Draft: Kansas City Chiefs
Its been a downward spiral for the Chiefs and it ended with a clearing of the front office then a new head coach in January. For better or worse the franchise also held the first pick of the draft. It was a year to late for Andrew Luck or Robert Griffin and a year to early for Jadeveon Clowney...
|Grading the Draft: Oakland Raiders
A last minute trade down in the first round saved the Raiders a lot of value in this year’s draft, as they took the same player they were reported to have interest in with the 3rd overall pick. They picked up only an additional second-round pick for dropping nine spots but all things considered, it was a move that worked out very well for Oakland since they were lacking a 2nd-round pick from the Carson Palmer trade. Chris Tripodi puts the Raiders’ draft under the microscope below...
|Grading the Draft: Tennessee Titans
Tennessee struggled on both sides of the ball last season and after a promising 2011 debut, quarterback Jake Locker didn’t take the step forward many expected. The Titans looked to the 2013 NFL Draft to fix some of their issues and overall, they did a nice job filling holes with solid prospects and finding upside in the mid-to-late rounds. Chris Tripodi tells you which rookies to keep an eye on in Tennessee this season...