"Antonio Brown didn't run a fast time and he's the highest paid receiver in the league right now".
All of that made the drafting of Williams, at a position where the team has depth, a bit of a head-scratcher.
Although wide receiver wasn't their biggest area of need going into the draft, bringing Williams to Los Angeles is by no means a bad move.More news: Woman found trapped in hole inside Clinton County shed
The Chargers added a monster player to their offense with Williams and although it wasn't the pick that filled their greatest needs, it was a very smart decision.
The team selected defense end Joey Bosa from Ohio State with the No. 3 overall pick in the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft.
Rivers will now have a complete arsenal of weapons on the offensive side of the ball with Williams, Keenan Allen, Travis Benjamin, Tyrell Williams and Dontrelle Inman competing for snaps on the outside. "As I've told you guys, and as I truly believe, I think we're nearly in a window as we were in '06, '09, and that part is pretty exciting". 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.More news: Final Fantasy VII Remake Might Only Arrive In 2018 At The Earliest
Now that the first round has concluded, the Chargers are looking at the chance to get some big names in the second and third round. "We thought Mike was the best available on our board". Williams will help the Chargers put up points, but this is a team that surrendered the fourth-most points in the National Football League a year ago.
As far as moving up or moving down in the first round, Telesco said the Chargers talked with some teams but did not see a scenario with them trading up in the draft.
The concerns: Williams has struggled at times with drops, and doesn't always create immediate separation.More news: New scrutiny of timeline after Arkansas executes 4th inmate