Chargers Draft

LA Chargers: Greatest sixth overall picks since the NFL/AFL merger

ATLANTA, GA - NOVEMBER 18: Julio Jones #11 of the Atlanta Falcons reacts after pulling in a touchdown reception against the Dallas Cowboys at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on November 18, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
ATLANTA, GA - NOVEMBER 18: Julio Jones #11 of the Atlanta Falcons reacts after pulling in a touchdown reception against the Dallas Cowboys at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on November 18, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
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(Photo by Focus on Sport/Getty Images) – LA Chargers
(Photo by Focus on Sport/Getty Images) – LA Chargers

2. Tim Brown, WR, Los Angeles Raiders

This list was hard to put together in the aspect that we are really splitting hairs between the four receivers and 10 different people would rank this list in 10 different ways. Tim Brown does not have the per-game or per-season numbers that Jones and Holt excel in, but his longevity in the league outweighs what they have done.

Brown, like Lofton, is in the Pro Football Hall of Fame and is one of the most iconic Raiders of all-time. He played 16 years for the Raiders before finishing his career with one season in Tampa Bay.

Brown was never named an All-Pro in his career, which seemingly hurts his case, but is tied for the most Pro Bowls on this list with nine. Most importantly, he ranks high in the most important statistics for wide receivers in NFL history.

Brown ranks seventh all-time in receiving yards and receptions and ninth in receiving touchdowns. Only six wide receivers in NFL history finished their career with 14,000 receiving yards and 100 receiving touchdowns, Brown was one of them.

Jones is on a fast-track to surpass Brown in receiving yards and should pass him in receiving touchdowns as well. Jones is probably the most talented wide receiver on this list, but Brown’s overall resume still beats out Jones’ incomplete resume… for now.

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