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Chargers draft another big-play receiver

Life just got a lot easier for Philip Rivers.

Last season, Philip Rivers proved he is a franchise quarterback. Now, the Chargers are treating him like one. San Diego spent its fifth-round pick on a physical wide receiver who boasts terrific body control and a willingness to fight for tough catches. San Diego has now taken pass-catchers with three of its first five picks, making Rivers' job all the easier.

Legedu Naanee (6-foot-3, 225 lbs.) is still growing into the wide receiver position. He began his career at Boise State as a quarterback before transitioning to receiver late in the 2004 season. Over the last two years, he has totaled 69 receptions for 1,024 yards and 12 touchdowns. He was named first... Recommended Stories

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