Los Angeles Chargers 2023 NFL Draft Picks

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Los Angeles Chargers 2023 NFL Draft Picks

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While the Chargers went 10-7 during the 2022 NFL season behind quarterback Justin Herbert, they will be remembered for blowing a 27-0 lead to the Jaguars in the Wild Card round.

The team is looking to the draft to add some key pieces to take the next step in the playoffs. Here’s what you need to know about the Los Angeles Chargers draft picks for 2023.

List of Los Angeles Chargers Draft Picks in the 2023 NFL Draft

General manager Tom Telesco will have seven selections in the 2023 NFL Draft. The Chargers get things started in the first round with the 21st overall pick.

– 1st Round: 21st overall

– 2nd Round: 54th overall

– 3rd Round: 85th overall

– 4th Round: 125th overall

– 5th Round: 156th overall

– 6th Round: 200th overall

– 7th Round: 239th overall

The franchise has all of its original draft picks for 2023 and nothing more. No compensatory picks or extra selections due to trades. The team will select seven players and that’s it.

Los Angeles Chargers 2023 NFL Mock Draft and Team Needs

The Chargers might look to add a skill position in their first-round pick to give more weapons to pro bowl quarterback Justin Herbert. Options include stellar running back Bijan Robinson from Texas or wide receiver Zay Flowers from Boston College. Herbert helped the team reach the playoffs in just his third season as a pro and the Bolts will undoubtedly want to keep adding talent around him.

The Chargers might also look at a tight end in the first or second round. New offensive coordinator Kellen Moore liked to utilize the position in Dallas. On defense, the Chargers could use depth at outside linebacker to help out the pass rush of Nick Bosa and Khalil Mack. Other needs include safety, as the depth chart is looking pretty thin after Derwin James Jr.

In the 2022 draft, the team drafted offensive guard Zion Johnson from Boston College in the first round at No. 17 overall. They spent their third-round pick in the 2022 NFL Draft on safety JT Woods. Woods played sparingly in 10 games in his first year in the league.

Who do the experts have the Chargers taking? You can check out a complete first-round Mock Draft on our sister-site 4for4 here

When is the 2023 NFL Draft?

The 2023 NFL Draft will take place over three days in April in Kansas City, Missouri. The First Round picks will begin on April 27th and will be aired live on both NFL Network and ESPN at 8 p.m. ET.

The second and third rounds will take place on April 28th at 7 p.m. ET, followed by the final rounds on April 29th at noon ET. Fans of football can look forward to an exhilarating experience as teams choose their picks and add new talent to their rosters.

Los Angeles Chargers Draft Picks 2023 FAQs

What is the 2023 NFL Draft?

The 2023 NFL Draft weekend takes place on April 27-29. The event runs from Thursday to Saturday. It begins with the first round on Thursday at 8 p.m. ET. This year, it’s located in Kansas City, Missouri at Union Station. Fans from all over the country go to one of the NFL’s biggest events.

What are the Chargers’ 2023 NFL Draft Picks?

The Chargers have seven picks in the 2023 NFL Draft. Chargers general manager Tom Telesco has all of the team’s original draft selections.

What pick do the Los Angeles Chargers have in the first round?

The Chargers have the 21st overall pick in the 2023 draft. The team had the 17th overall selection in the 2022 draft and drafted Zion Johnson from Boston College.



Author: Sam Russell

Sam hails from Grandville, Michigan. He has a rich sports background, including playing baseball at Central Michigan before covering high school sports and working with the Orlando Magic. He earned his degree from Central Michigan University and was a member of the 2010 MAC Championship baseball team. Sam grew his knowledge of sports betting while working with Betsperts in various areas such as writing, social media, betting research, and business development. He's a big fan of the NBA, NFL, and MLB, highly interested in data and statistics.