Los Angeles Chargers: Former first-round receivers to target in free agency

(Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images) Keenan Allen
(Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images) Keenan Allen /
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(Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images) – Los Angeles Chargers
(Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images) – Los Angeles Chargers /

One of the Los Angeles Chargers’ remaining holes is at wide receiver but the team does not need anything more than a cheap, productive, signing.

The Los Angeles Chargers have done a great job in filling some roster holes as the team heads into the 2020 NFL Draft, giving us more of a feeling about what the team is going to do on draft day.

There are still some holes on the roster, but not many. Of the few holes, the Chargers need to add at the receiver position as the team is very thin behind Keenan Allen and Mike Williams. However, because of the dynamic duo, along with having Austin Ekeler and Hunter Henry, the Chargers do not need elite talent in that WR3 spot.

It is likely that the team brings in a prospect in the mid-to-late rounds and should also be interested in bringing in a cheap free agency option as well, just to add balance to the position. Right now, Spotrac estimates the Chargers to have $15 million in cap space, after factoring in the cap space that the 2020 NFL Draft will account for.

There are not any options worth spending big for on the free-agent market but the team could find use out of some cheaper options to not only add depth but maintain the rest of the team’s cap space in order to plug other holes as well.

Without further ado, here are three cheap, former first-round pick, free-agent wide receivers that could be intriguing for the Los Angeles Chargers.