Chargers agree with top picks Ingram, Reyes

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The Chargers agreed to contract terms with first-round pick Melvin Ingram and second-rounder Kendall Reyes, who will sign four-year deals.

Seventh-round pick David Molk also agreed to a four-year deal.

Ingram, the 18th overall pick in the 2012 draft, has a fifth-year option in his deal which is expected to be worth $8.4 million, slightly more than the 18th overall pick in the 2011 draft -- Corey Liuget of Illinois -- received from the Chargers.

Ingram (South Carolina) is undersized (6-2, 260) but has the athletic ability and pass-rushing skills to play outside linebacker in the Chargers' 3-4 defense, coach Norv Turner said after the draft. The Chargers envision him as a pass-rush specialist early in his career.

Reyes was drafted 49th overall. He played defensive tackle at Connecticut. He's viewed as a defensive end by the Chargers, who believe he and Liuget bring elite pass-rush skills for the position. Reyes had 32.5 tackles for loss for the Huskies.
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