COSTA MESA, Calif. — As training camps around the NFL begin soon, the Los Angeles Chargers are one of the league’s trendy sleeper picks for 2017.
ESPN fantasy writer Mike Clay offered a detailed analysis as to why he picks the Chargers to win the AFC West.
And Gregg Rosenthal of the NFL Network writes that the Chargers could have one of the most explosive offenses in the league.
Of course, teams do not win divisions on paper. And after just nine wins over the past two seasons, the Chargers have to make it happen on the field. With less than two weeks before the start of training camp, here are five lingering questions for the Chargers when they start training camp on July 30.
How healthy is WR Mike Williams? The team’s 2017 first-round selection, Williams sat out organized team activities and minicamp with a disc herniation in his lower back. Head coach Anthony Lynn is hopeful the former Clemson product will be healthy for the start of training camp, but it will likely take some time for Williams to get up to speed mentally and physically. It would not be surprising for Williams to start training camp on the physically unable to perform (PUP) list just to make sure the back injury will not be a lingering issue. The Chargers will take a long-range view on getting Williams back on the field. He’s a perfect fit for what Philip Rivers likes to do in the vertical game and in the red zone. When healthy, Williams will be an impact player in the offense.
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