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Chargers hold No. 2 overall pick in 2016 draft if season ended today

Good morning.

According to The Detroit Free Press, at 2-8 the San Diego Chargers would hold the No. 2 overall pick in the 2016 draft if the season ended today. The Cleveland Browns would own the top pick.

In this ESPN Insider piece, Ohio State defensive end Joey Bosa is No. 1 on ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr.’s big board, followed by Memphis QB Paxton Lynch and Mississippi defensive lineman Robert Nkemdiche.

According to early lines, the Chargers are 4-point underdogs on the road this week against the Jacksonville Jaguars.

My take: The Chargers need defensive line help in the interior and on the edge, so both Bosa and Nkemdiche would help.

Kevin Acee of The San Diego Union-Tribune writes that it’s time for the Chargers to fire head coach Mike McCoy.

Acee: “McCoy can’t be the coach of the Chargers for more than three days in 2016. When the season ends in Denver on Jan. 3, he should be allowed to make the return flight and then be relieved of his duties. No further evaluation is required. It doesn’t matter what John Spanos and Tom Telesco think they might know that we might not.”

My take: The only question that seems to remain is if McCoy will get six more weeks to prove he can turn things around, or perhaps the organization gets a head start on the coaching search by making a decision earlier.

Kiernan Hogan of Pro Football Focus writes that Jeremiah Attaochu, Denzel Perryman and Melvin Ingram were San Diego’s top performers from the Chiefs-Chargers game.

My take: Hogan points out the offensive line struggled both in the run game and in pass protection, even with four of the five starters from the opening weekend of the regular season back in the lineup.

Check out LaDainian Tomlinson’s halftime induction ceremony in this video. The photos from the ceremony also are worth your time this morning.

My take: The retirement of LT’s No. 21 jersey was one of few positive moments for the Chargers on Sunday.