Chargers prospects: Wide receivers to watch for

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LONDON, ENGLAND – OCTOBER 21: Mike Williams (81) of the Los Angeles Chargers fumbles during the Tennessee Titans against the Los Angeles Chargers at Wembley Stadium on October 21, 2018, in London, England. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

The 2019 Los Angeles Chargers have one of the better wide receiver duos in the league in Keenan Allen and Mike Williams. However, below that on the depth chart is shaky.

Dontrelle Inman, Travis Benjamin, Andre Patton, Jason Moore and Geremy Davis have all had their opportunities to take on the role of the third wide receiver on the depth chart this season. Inman looked to be the man that would take over but was injured against the Miami Dolphins.

Now, it seems Patton is taking over as a low tier third option. Now, Patton still has room to grow and gave the Denver Broncos some fits by drawing pass interference on deep pass plays, but the overall talent in the receiver room can be much better.

You have guys like Artavis Scott and Dylan Cantrell injured, but both have been injured for two years straight now, and haven’t given the Chargers much to work with. So, now the experiments have ended. The Chargers let Tyrell Williams walk in hopes that one of these young wide receivers would step up, but now it is time to look for a high ceiling starter early on in this draft.

This list will try to remain realistic, but will still list some players that could potentially fall. Remember, Kelvin Harmon was commonly thought to be a first-round pick before falling to day three.

Also keep in mind that players may be listed higher than they are widely believed to be ranked. DaMarkus Lodge was an undrafted free agent signed to Tampa Bay, but if this list existed in 2018, he would have been graded as a potential third rounder. So understand, if a player is listed on here higher than you believed, it’s due to reasons that will be explained in this article.

Let’s start with three round one options.

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