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Los Angeles Chargers preseason debut: 3 positive takeaways - Adam Kerckhaert
It seemed all eyes were on Mike Williams, the former first-round pick who is entering his second season in the NFL after struggling with injuries for most of last year. Williams seemed healthy and back to his normal self after catching two passes for 18 total yards. Williams showed no fear with a great display of his overall size and strength by catching passes in traffic and absorbing contact effectively.

Los Angeles Chargers: 5 Breakout Candidates - Lee Wakefield
Lamp is a player who I’m super excited to see on the field, once the regular season finally gets here. If we quickly rewind to draft season in 2017, I had the former Hilltopper as a first round talent, so I was ecstatic when the Chargers managed to snag him in round 2. With this in mind, you can imagine how bad I felt when the Chargers injury curse hit and ruled Lamp out for the year.

Who Will Be A Fantasy Sleeper For The Chargers In 2018? - Travis Baker
It’s safe to say; Mike Williams had a less than satisfactory rookie season. Battling with some back injuries, Williams struggled to stay on the field, and even when active was scarcely utilized. However, the last time Williams was healthy, he finished his senior season at Clemson with 98 receptions, 1,361 yards, and 11 touchdowns. Spectacular numbers, it’s no secret Williams has all the tools to put up significant numbers. Also very useful in the red zone, Williams can be expected to rack up touchdowns on an efficient basis.

Actual Opportunity -- Fantasy wide receivers making the most of their chances - Scott Barrett
Over the course of the full season, Allen averaged 16.2 expected fantasy points per game, which ranked seventh-best, but was actually less than in his last full season of work (17.3). Allen’s volume wasn’t tremendous to start the year, but he led all positions in both expected and actual fantasy points over the final seven weeks of the season. It’s possible that sort of volume continues after the team lost tight end Hunter Henry (62 targets last season) for the year and Los Angeles went 5-0 in the five games Allen totaled more than 11 targets.

Preseason Week 1 takeaways – first-round rookie performance - Mark Chichester
The versatile defensive back showed flashes on his 28 defensive snaps against the Cardinals. The majority of his game action came in coverage, where he allowed three receptions for 24 yards but also logged two tackles and a defensive stop. He ended the game with a defensive grade of 68.2, which ranked 12th among rookie safeties with at least 10 snaps.

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