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2 players the LA Chargers could potentially trade for a late-round pick

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Jalen Guyton
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2. Jalen Guyton

This one is a bit out of left field and it would be shocking to see the LA Chargers trade Jalen Guyton before training camp. However, there is a route in which a trade for Guyton is possible, especially if a team that needs a deep threat is willing to trade draft capital.

First of all, we know that Joshua Palmer is likely going to win the WR3 job over Guyton and is going to see an uptick in his playing time as a result. Guyton is the one that is going to lose playing time, making him easier to trade to a team that wants to pay up.

That being said, it is still good to have receiver depth and trading the WR4 just to get a draft pick might not be the smartest thing in the world. There would have to be someone that is able to step in and replace Guyton. That is the second part of this equation: Joe Reed would have to step up and earn the WR4 job.

If Reed impresses the team enough it would make it easier to trade Guyton. Granted, that is a big if and it is much more likely that Guyton will be in LA next season. But of anyone in the offense, Guyton is the easiest to see moved.

Brandon Staley has made shocking wide receiver decisions before. The team cut Tyron Johnson last season when it seemed like he was a guarantee to make the roster. Is it out of the realm of possibility that Guyton misses the roster next season? Absolutely not.

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And if that is the case, it would be better for the Chargers to get someone for him rather than nothing because he will not last on the practice squad.

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