3 free agent receivers that can still add speed to the Chargers offense

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2. Justin Watson

Chargers fans are familiar with Justin Watson because of what he did to the team in Week 2 of the 2022 season. In a game in which the Chargers looked like the better team throughout, Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs were able to make plays when they mattered most and Watson was the beneficiary of that.

Meanwhile, Justin Herbert threw a costly pick-six at the goal line after a miscommunication with Gerald Everett that ultimately won the game for the Chiefs. Perhaps now Watson could be on the other side and the fortune can change for the Bolts.

Watson has not been utilized much in his NFL career but that might actually make him a better fit for the job. Someone like Anderson is more likely to be upset with a lesser role in the offense while Watson will just be happy to be a vertical threat for one of the best deep-ball throwers in the league.

Watson is not blazing quick (he is the slowest player on this list) but he is undoubtedly faster than anyone on the Chargers. Watson ran a 4.42 40-yard dash back at Penn State's pro day. He also has the size that the Chargers value, checking in at six-foot-three.

The former fifth-round pick made 15 catches for 315 yards and two touchdowns, averaging 21 yards per catch. If used more like Guyton, those numbers could go up in LA.