San Diego Chargers Offseason Position Needs, Part Two: Wide Receiver

April 2, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

On the heels of the easily addressed quarterback position is a look at a much less clear-cut area: wide receiver.
The starting position is securely addressed in 2010, with Vincent Jackson and Malcolm Floyd combining for nearly 2,000 yards despite Floyd not locked into a starting role until nearly midseason (as well as other stat-eating standouts like Antonio Gates and Darren Sproles).
Behind the two starters is an interesting jumble. 
Only one receiver is gone from 2009’s active roster: Kassim Osgood. Osgood was a special teams sensation, but saw virtually no time with the offensive unit and will not be missed on that front.
Legedu Naanee and Craig “Buster” Davis stand as the only other receivers currently on the team’s roster.
Naanee is a versatile and explosive tool, well built for both the short passing game (for his ability after the catch) and gadget plays (as a 220-pound former quarterback he is the option player on the team&r...

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