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LA Chargers: Greatest sixth overall picks since the NFL/AFL merger

The LA Chargers have never selected a prospect with the sixth overall pick in the NFL Draft, which is fitting as this is the most important NFL Draft that the team has had in a decade and a half.

This draft is likely going to yield the team’s future plans for a franchise quarterback, which will impact at least the next half-decade and how successful the Chargers will be. You can afford a bust when you are picking a defensive tackle in the first round, it hurts more when it is a quarterback.

Since the team has never picked sixth in the draft, we decided to look back at the best sixth overall picks in NFL Draft history — after the NFL/AFL merger in 1970.