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2016 NFL Draft Results: DE/OLB Joey Bosa to the San Diego Chargers with the 3rd overall pick

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Defensive end/outside linebacker Joey Bosa has been rated as the best defensive player in some mock drafts, and will have a new home with the San Diego Chargers after being selected third overall. Since August this Ohio State product has been a front-runner for first overall, but trades from Los Angeles and Philadelphia dropped him down. I 100% expect this man to punish opposing teams lineman frequently.

Here is what NFL.com has to say about Bosa:

Has an NFL-­ready frame. Good muscular definition and flexibility to go along with a confident, competitive attitude. Solid upfield burst off the snap. Has booming power in his hands. Uses arm extension and forward lean as his primary weapon. Generates speed-­to-­power bullrush and plays off of that with a punch and pull technique that pulls tackles off-­balance. Focuses pass rush attack on outside shoulder of tackle using forward lean and aggressive hand play. Active hands can completely wipe out a tackle’s weak outside hand allowing him to cave-­in the edge. Usually gets hands on defender first. Able to stack and slide along line of scrimmage in pursuit of ball­-carrier. Strong core and able to rag­ doll tight ends who aren’t committed to the fight. Adequate closing burst to the ball. Looks fluid and nimble when dropping into space.

2016 Ravens Draft Picks:

Rd. 1: 6th overall
Rd. 2: 36th overall
Rd. 3: 70th overall
Rd. 4: 104th overall
Rd. 4: 130th overall
Rd. 4: 132nd overall
Rd. 4: 134th overall
Rd. 5: 182nd overall
Rd. 6: 209th overall