3 Free Agent WRs the Chargers Can Still Sign After Failed Meeting With Former Chief

After failing to sign Marques Valdes-Scantling, here are three more free agent WRs that the Los Angeles Chargers can still target.
Hunter Renfrow is one of three free agent WRs that the Chargers can still sign.
Hunter Renfrow is one of three free agent WRs that the Chargers can still sign. / Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports
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The Los Angeles Chargers attempted to improve their wide receiver room by meeting with free agent playmaker Marquez Valdes-Scantling on Monday. Unfortunately, the meeting didn't go as planned as Valdes-Scantling left Los Angeles without a contract despite NFL insider Ari Meirov reporting that the Chargers "had MVS on their radar for weeks."

Even though Valdes-Scantling likely won't be wearing a Chargers jersey next season, all hope isn't lost. May isn't even halfway over yet and there are still several noteworthy wideouts available on the open market that general manager Joe Horitz can pursue.

With that in mind, here are three WRs that the Chargers can target after failing to sign Valdes-Scantling.

1. Hunter Renfrow

If the Chargers want to add a wide receiver with low-risk/high-reward appeal, they should target Hunter Renfrow.

Chargers fans are more than familiar with Renfrow, who spent the first five seasons of his career with the rival Las Vegas Raiders. His best performance came during the 2021 campaign when he set career highs in receptions (103), receiving yards (1,038), and touchdowns (9). Unfortunately, he hasn't come close to those heights since then, posting a 61-585-2 stat line in the two following seasons.

But even if Renfrow's latest performances weren't exactly impressive, a move to Los Angeles could benefit him. After all, his decline might not be all his fault. His 2022 campaign was filled with injuries, limiting him to just 10 games, while the Raiders capped out his offensive snap share at a career-low 35% last season despite his appearing in all 17 games.

Joining the Chargers would allow Renfrow to prove that his former employer was wrong to release him in March. Even if he doesn't hit the 1,000-yard mark again, Los Angeles likely wouldn't complain if he can record something in the neighborhood of 600-800 yards and four to six TDs.

The Chargers can also likely sign Renfrow cheaply due to his recent lackluster seasons, making him the perfect low-cost target that could pay off in spades if he turns back the clock.