Yesterday we went over different receivers the Chargers might sign. None of them were James Jones.
#Chargers are hosting veteran WR James Jones on a visit today, source said. Given WR Stevie Johnson's knee injury, Jones is a strong option.— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) August 2, 2016
In the wake of his injury you can't really compare Stevie Johnson to James Jones and their production last year, just because Aaron Rodgers and Jones have otherworldly chemistry; but I'm going to try anyway. In short, Jones was a much better player a year ago. He can win downfield, is a master of the back shoulder fade, and can be counted on in tough situations where he has to make a contested catch. As far as metrics go, per football outsiders Jones was ranked 21st inDYAR. Johnson was not in the top 87, Malcom Floyd was 72, and Travis Benjamin 65.
Jones is a solid receiver that will take pressure off of the rest of the group. If he signs(let's be real he who is going to tell Telesco no?) we will take a long look at what he brings to the table. As for now, here are some highlights from Jones a year ago.
What do you think about the possible Jones addition?