Chargers Beat: Team may be using WRs too hard

Union-Tribune - [Full Article]

The Chargers rely heavily on three-receiver formations and, like most NFL offenses, skew toward the pass.

Both approaches bear fruit, but the wideouts take the brunt of the workload. Hey, someone has to pay a steeper price for all the offense the NFL craves and fosters, and in San Diego's offense, it's the receivers.

Fantasy Impact: 

The story talks about how injuries to WRs could be from using them too much. If the WRs survived the injuries, performances have dipped deeper into the season. The author feels running the ball and using two-TE sets could help save the WRs, but the team has struggled to run the ball in recent years. Unfortunately for the Bolts, WR Stevie Johnson went down on Sunday and the team is still waiting results of an MRI.

Filed Under: 2016, Preseason

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