In his career with both the San Diego and Los Angeles Chargers, Keenan ‘Slayer’ Allen has proven to be a game-changing player in the offense. Allen was drafted by the then San Diego Chargers in 2013 and immediately produced.
He has shown, at a minimum, that he belongs in the category of all-time Chargers great wide receivers. In team history, Keenan ranks 4th in receiving yards, receiving touchdowns with 8535 yards, 48 touchdowns, and 2nd in receptions with 730.
For his career thus far, Allen ranks 48th in receptions, 87th in receiving yards, and is tied for 156th in receiving touchdowns.
The Past Five Seasons
In his past five seasons, Allen averaged 101.8 receptions, 1,183.6 yards and 6 touchdowns. In four of those years, Allen has caught a minimum of 100 receptions and had over 1,000 yards receiving. In addition to these top-tier stats, Allen has maintained the admiration of his peers, making five straight Pro Bowls and is ranked the 35th best active player overall on the latest NFL 100, as chosen by current NFL players.
If he produces at his 5-year average rate, Allen would move in to the top 30 in receptions, with only DeAndre Hopkins in competition for 29th and 30th among active players.
Amongst other active players, Keenan is competing for 60th all-time in receiving yards with TY Hilton, Mike Evans, Travis Kelce, and Emmanuel Sanders being the active players above him.
Allen is near 120th all-time in touchdowns with only five active players above him: TY Hilton, Randall Cobb, Emmanuel Sanders, Kyle Rudolph, and Adam Thielen.