The wide receiver and 2017 first-round choice is coming off his best season, finishing 2019 with 49 receptions for 1,001 yards.
Immediately after saying that, however, Telesco softened his position.
“Actually, I haven’t given enough thought on that yet,” he said. “But we love what he’s doing. He’s going to be a good player in this league.”
The Chargers have until May 30 to exercise the option, which would pay Williams a salary close to $14 million in 2021.
Telesco also said he had no update on a possible contact extension with defensive end Joey Bosa.
The two-time Pro Bowler is entering the final season of his initial NFL contract and is a candidate to hold out this summer in an attempt to get a new deal.
“I don’t really have a timetable on it,” Telesco said. “But I know he’s a building-block player. We want him here a long time.”