Chargers coach Anthony Lynn didn’t exactly heap praise on first-round draft pick Mike Williams after his first on-field work as a member of the team Friday morning.
According to Lynn, Williams “showed up.” According to Lynn, Williams “caught a few balls.” And according to Lynn, “Mike was fine.”
Considering the Chargers signed Williams on Thursday to a contract worth close to $20 million, including almost $12.5 million in a signing bonus, showing up, catching a few and being fine aren’t the kind of returns on investment they’re seeking.
But Lynn and Williams know that impressing anyone Friday was always going to be a challenge. The...