Keenan Allen news, rumors and stats

 

Keenan Allen

San Diego Chargers
Wide Receiver

Ht: 6.2 | Wt: 211

News | Stats | Stat vs. Team | Targets | Injury | Depth Chart | Roster

Week By Week

YearTmGRecRec YdsRec AvgRec TDRec 2ptRushRush YdsRush AvgRush TDRush 2ptFum Lost
2013SDC1571104614.7380000.00002
Average:7110461580000002
Total:7110461580000002

Chargers | Keenan Allen overlooked in red zone

Fri, 10 Jul 2015 18:53:06 -0700

San Diego Chargers WR Keenan Allen's red zone targets fell from 19 in 2013 to 12 last year, and he caught just 18 passes that went at least 10 yards through the air a year ago compared to 29 in 2013.

Fantasy Tip: Allen was one of the bigger fantasy disappointments last year, but he showed too much promise as a rookie to write off. The suspension of Antonio Gates could result in a much faster start for Allen in 2015, and you should feel comfortable drafting him as a high-end WR3.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL.com - Marcas Grant

Chargers | Keenan Allen losing weight

Mon, 29 Jun 2015 13:15:30 -0700

San Diego Chargers WR Keenan Allen said he's been losing weight in order to play faster this season.

Fantasy Tip: Allen only managed 783 yards and 4 touchdowns in his second year. He didn't see a lot separation from defenders, which is the reason why he's trying to become faster. Encouragingly, Allen was targeted 121 times and caught 77 passes in 2014, both up from his rookie campaign. If he can get closer to his rookie numbers, he could end up as a WR2.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Eric D. Williams

Chargers | Keenan Allen embracing leadership

Wed, 27 May 2015 17:17:54 -0700

San Diego Chargers WR Keenan Allen is the second longest tenured wide receiver on the team, other than WR Malcom Floyd. "Hopefully I can take on a leader role along with Malcom. Hopefully I can help the new guys build a connection with Philip (Rivers) and understand the playbook. I'm helping them with the new terminology, and picking up on the words and the lingo. Even though they may have been in similar systems, I'm helping them with the splits and where Phil wants it to be. I've grown a lot since I first came here. I don't press as much as I used to. I am under control. It is only two years, but I've definitely grown a lot." Allen expects to work out of the slot a lot more in 2015.

Fantasy Tip: Allen is holding himself to the high standards he set in his rookie season, and he hopes to put last season's slightly disappointing campaign behind him. Allen will be a bit of a sleeper entering 2015 drafts, and he has the skills and the role to be a draft-day steal.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Chargers.com - Ricky Henne

Chargers | Keenan Allen to see more slot time

Sun, 05 Apr 2015 23:39:46 -0700

San Diego Chargers WR Keenan Allen will likely see more time in the slot in 2015.

Fantasy Tip: Allen had six more receptions last season, but his 783 yards and four touchdowns fell way short his rookie breakout season totals. Allen's usage in the slot will allow him to be used on more intermediate routes to rack up more yards before contact. Allen is a low-end WR2 with upside.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Eric D. Williams

Chargers | Jacoby Jones to be kick returner

Fri, 06 Mar 2015 14:48:34 -0800

San Diego Chargers WR Jacoby Jones will primarily serve as the team's kick returner in 2015, but he can also serve a complementary role in the receiving game. The Chargers averaged just 22.2 yards per kick return in 2014 (ranked 22nd in the league) and 8.8 yards per punt return (No. 16 in the league). Jones averaged 10.1 yards per punt return and 27.4 yards per kick return for the Baltimore Ravens in 2014. Jones' signing will allow WRs Keenan Allen and Eddie Royal to focus on receiving duties. The signing could also mean that SD could move on from Royal, who will be an unrestricted free agent next week.

Fantasy Tip: Jones had just nine catches for 131 yards and no touchdowns in Baltimore last year, so he shouldn't be on the radar of any fantasy football owners in 2015. However, his presence in SD could make their defense/special teams unit a bit more attractive.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Eric D. Williams

Chargers | Keenan Allen will not play

Sun, 28 Dec 2014 09:10:05 -0800

San Diego Chargers WR Keenan Allen (collarbone) has been declared inactive for the team's Week 17 game.

Fantasy Tip: Eddie Royal probably will receive more playing time with Allen out of the lineup. Royal could be a flex option for some owners, but owners on FantasyScore should be able to find better options to use.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL.com

Chargers | Week 17 Inactives

Sun, 28 Dec 2014 08:57:42 -0800

The San Diego Chargers have declared OG Chris Watt, LB Cordarro Law, DL Damion Square, CB Greg Ducre, WR Keenan Allen, DL Ryan Carrethers, RB Ryan Mathews inactive for Week 17.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook

Chargers | Mike Scifres likely heading to IR

Fri, 26 Dec 2014 17:13:21 -0800

San Diego Chargers P Mike Scifres (shoulder) is progressing well from clavicle surgery but will likely be placed on the Reserve/Injured list because the team wants to keep WR Keenan Allen (ankle, shoulder) and RB Ryan Mathews (ankle) on the active roster.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: FOXSports.com - Alex Marvez

Chargers | Keenan Allen doubtful

Fri, 26 Dec 2014 14:38:37 -0800

San Diego Chargers WR Keenan Allen (ankle, shoulder) did not participate in practice Friday, Dec. 26, and is doubtful for Week 17.

Fantasy Tip: Even if Allen does play this week, he should not be started in FantasyScore contests this week as he may not be close to full strength. If you are planning on using him, check back to confirm he is active before putting him in your lineup.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Chargers.com

Chargers | Keenan Allen doesn't practice

Thu, 25 Dec 2014 13:40:56 -0800

San Diego Chargers WR Keenan Allen (ankle, shoulder) did not take part in practice Thursday, Dec. 25. The Chargers did not practice Thursday, so this is an estimation.

Fantasy Tip: The Chargers need to win the season finale for a shot at the playoffs, so expect Allen to do everything in his power to play. However, he is likely an unadvised FantasyScore play in Week 17. Check back for his official injury designation.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Chargers.com

More player news ...


Also see

01/15 - Fantasy Football Daily Rundown: Wednesday, Jan. 15
12/20 - Fantasy Football Daily Rundown: Friday, Dec. 20
12/19 - Fantasy Football Daily Rundown: Thursday, Dec. 19
12/12 - Fantasy Football Daily Rundown: Thursday, Dec. 12
12/11 - Fantasy Football Daily Rundown: Wednesday, Dec. 11
12/10 - Fantasy Football Daily Rundown: Tuesday, Dec. 10
12/09 - Fantasy Football Daily Rundown: Monday, Dec. 9
12/03 - Fantasy Football Daily Rundown: Tuesday, Dec. 3
11/25 - Fantasy Football Daily Rundown: Monday, Nov. 25
11/21 - Fantasy Football Daily Rundown: Thursday, Nov. 21