Keenan Allen

LA Chargers: Ranking the AFC West wide receiver rooms

Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver Keenan Allen
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2. LA Chargers: Keenan Allen, Mike Williams, Tyron Johnson, Jalen Guyton, Josh Palmer, Joe Reed

The LA Chargers rank ahead of the Kansas City Chiefs because of the depth. It is absolutely fair to have questions about the depth of the receivers outside of the top three.

Jalen Guyton is a speedster but is not that fantastic of a receiver, Josh Palmer is an unproven rookie who may not even have an impact in year one and Joe Reed is a gadget player who was not really utilized last season.

The top three are what put the Chargers over the edge. Keenan Allen is one of the most underrated wide receivers in the entire league and is absolutely on the same tier as Tyreek Hill. That is a wash.

Mike Williams is a better no. 2 option than Mecole Hardman. Williams is not quite WR1 worthy, but he is right in that in-between range where he is not good enough to be the best guy but is one of the better WR2s in the league.

Tyron Johnson also has boatloads of potential and really meshed well with Justin Herbert last season. I want to avoid the homer bias of expecting Johnson to be great but he really can be this offenses version of Tyrell Williams.

It is hard not to like what the Chargers are doing at receiver, especially if Josh Palmer can be as good as fans are hoping. However, they still do not have the best receiving corps in the division.

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