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3 positions the Chargers should target in free agency after 2022 NFL Draft

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3. Wide receiver

This is the least likely position the Chargers may target in free agency as it truly does seem like the Bolts are higher on the receiving room than expected. It is hard to not be high on the top-end of the receiving room, but the back-end is thin and the room as a whole lacks speed outside of Jalen Guyton.

However, the team still has one of the best 1-2 punches at receiver with Keenan Allen and Mike Williams and it really does seem like they are high on Joshua Palmer, as are we. Outside of those top three, the Chargers have Guyton, DeAndre Carter and then a slew of practice squad guys to choose from.

Perhaps the plan is for Joe Reed to make the roster and add a vertical dynamic and there is nothing wrong with that. I personally am still a big fan of Reed and think he can still add something to this offense. However, he is not a Staley selection, so he may not get the same patience.

Perhaps a speedy veteran like Desean Jackson is in the cards for the Chargers. He would come at an extremely low price and would not play much as the fourth or fifth receiver on the roster. However, as we saw last season, he still has something to offer as an occasional deep target.

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There are plenty of veteran options who can be had for cheap if the Chargers don't want to carry a third quarterback on the active roster and instead want a sixth receiver.

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