Andre Johnson signed with the Indianapolis Colts, but the San Diego Chargers almost got him.
The San Diego Chargers are not afraid of players with a little bit of miles on them. They brought in Dwight Freeney a couple of seasons ago from free agency to help the pass rush. The team knows that the window with Philip Rivers is not going to last forever. They just need to bring in talent to keep competing..
The team made a strong bid to bring in WR Andre Johnson, but came up short according to Ian Rapoport:
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 11, 2015
Eddie Royal might be heading to Chicago, but the team is still looking at other options to fill his spot. When Dwayne Bowe gets released, he could be an option. If Vincent Jackson becomes available, he could be an option.
The Chargers are looking for a solid receiver to join Malcom Floyd and Keenan Allen. We were close to getting Andre Johnson in San Diego. Now we will be looking in another direction. Could the team look at Percy Harvin as a possible player to add to the offense? Could the team look at Michael Crabtree?
The Chargers are going to do their work quietly and make a run at some of these players. We will see who we end up bringing in to fill Eddie Royal’s spot, but Tom Telesco likes to keep his work on the hush. Nobody knew that we were in that bidding war. It would have been sick to see Andre Johnson working with Antonio Gates, Keenan Allen and Philip Rivers. It will have to be someone else now.
What receiver should the Chargers add on offense?
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