Chargers Select Wide Receiver Mike Williams as 7th Overall Pick

An NFL draft flag flies near the Rocky statue in Philadelphia

An NFL draft flag flies near the Rocky statue in Philadelphia

"But just by glancing up there right now I think we're in pretty good shape". This move left many viewers scratching their heads; for a team that needs a lot of help on defense, the decision to pick a wide receiver didn't make much sense.

What he offers: Williams is a dream receiver with blazing speed - he runs an impressive 4.4-second 40-yard dash despite weighing in at 220 pounds - and great hands.

Clemson University made all sorts of history at the National Football League draft in Philadelphia this week. The biggest, of course, is the fact that the Chargers are firmly behind him as the starting quarterback, opting not to take his heir in the first round.

With the severe injuries faced last season, the Chargers needed to focus some offensive depth. Williams will pair nicely with Tyrell Williams and provides insurance in case Keenan Allen is not 100%. Just like the other receivers on the Chargers roster, the Clemson product is a big physical target with a ridiculous catch radius that is capable of winning nearly any 50-50 ball thrown his way. If not, who do you think they should have drafted?

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With such a strong defensive class, this seemed like the flawless chance for them to take a good player to improve their secondary or front seven. "He was the number one receiver on my board".

Not many had Williams going to the Chargers, especially when you consider the problems they had in the secondary last season, but apparently the Clemson wideout's "secret workout" with Los Angeles last week convinced the organization that Williams was worth taking at seventh overall. Bosa was named the 2016 NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year. Another young player, Dontrelle Inman, had a solid year as well.

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