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Playing second fiddle pays off for Chargers receiver Tyrell Williams

Playing second fiddle pays off for Chargers receiver Tyrell Williams

Keenan Allen’s three-week demolition of NFL defenses paid huge dividends on Sunday … for fellow Chargers receiver Tyrell Williams.

With Allen drawing three Washington defenders on a simple 10-yard out-pattern in the second quarter, Williams burned cornerback Josh Norman for a 75-yard touchdown pass that was probably the decisive play in the Chargers’ 30-13 victory over the Redskins in StubHub Center.

“When you have Keenan on your team, they’re definitely going to be focusing on him,” said Williams, who caught four passes for 132 yards, all in the first half, to help the Chargers win for the seventh time in nine games. “That opens things up for me and Travis [Benjamin], and...

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