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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...

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