Chargers Sign Third-Round WR Josh Palmer

The Los Angeles Chargers announced Friday that they’ve signed third-round WR Josh Palmer to a rookie deal. 

The Chargers have now signed all but two of their 2021 draft picks: 

Round Player Pos. Note
1 Rashawn Slater OT  
2 Asante Samuel Jr CB Signed
3 Josh Palmer WR Signed
3 Tre’ McKitty TE  
4 Chris Rumph II EDGE Signed
5 Brendan Jaimes G Signed
6 Nick Niemann LB Signed
6 Larry Rountree RB Signed
7 Mark Webb DB Signed

Palmer, 21, was a four-year starter at Tennessee and led them in receiving yards for 2020. The Chargers selected Palmer with the No. 77 overall pick in the third round. 

Palmer is expected to sign a four-year, $5,033,459 contract that includes a $1,020,697 signing bonus. 

During his four-year career at Tennessee, Palmer recorded 99 receptions for 1,514 yards (15.3 YPC) and seven touchdowns.

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