Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver Keenan Allen was downgraded to out at the start of the second half of Monday’s game against the New Orleans Saints because of a back injury.
Allen caught a TD pass from rookie quarterback Justin Herbert with 6 minutes, 26 seconds left in the first quarter to give the Chargers a 6-0 lead. He later was seen getting stretched out on the sideline.
He finished the game with 2 catches for 29 yards.
Allen had 104 receptions in 16 games in 2019. This season, he’s caught 32 passes for 327 yards, and he was expected to be a larger part of the offense with running back Austin Ekeler injured.
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