Keenan Allen’s season is officially over after the San Diego Chargers placed the receiver on injured receiver with a torn ACL, per Ricky Henne of the team’s official website.
The 24-year-old receiver was off to an excellent start in Week 1, with six catches for 63 yards in the first half against the Kansas City Chiefs. Unfortunately, he was carted off the field after going down with a knee injury in the second quarter.
Allen played only eight games in 2015 after suffering a lacerated kidney.
Ian Rapoport provided a silver lining on the injury:
#Chargers WR Keenan Allen tore his ACL, but his other ligaments are intact. Will make rehab a small bit easier. Still pretty crappy, though
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) September 12, 2016
When healthy, Allen has proved to be one of the top …