Keenan Allen Wins Offensive Rookie of the Year
Surgex Sports athlete and San Diego Charger Keenan Allen has been chosen as the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year by the Pro Football Writers of America.
Keenan caught 79 passes for 1,209 yards and 12 touchdowns. He also set Chargers rookie receiving records in receptions and receiving yards, as the league’s first 1,000-yard rookie since 2011 and the fifth NFL rookie, since 2000, to go over the 1,000-yard mark.
His final two touchdown receptions drew the Chargers close in a 24-17 loss to Denver in the AFC divisional playoffs on Sunday. The Associated Press’ NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year award will be announced at 8 p.m. Feb.1, during the NFL Honors broadcast on Fox.