2011 NFL Draft–
- ILB – While it is believed that San Diego will retain Stephen Cooper, the chances of Kevin Burnett and Brandon Siler both re-signing appear unlikely. Even if the Chargers are able to retain one of the two, depth is going to be a huge concern if the team is unable to find some bodies to compete. The future of last year’s third round pick Donald Butler remains up in the air as he continues to rehab from a torn Achilles tendon. Utilizing a draft pick on this position again this year might be a wise decision.
- OT – San Diego resolved their contract dispute with Marcus McNeill, which provides long-term stability for Rivers’ blindside, but an upgrade at right tackle would be in the team’s best