Found July 18, 2013 on Football Nation:
San Diego Chargers rookie wide receiver Keenan Allen has set some lofty goals for himself, as he fully expects to be in the starting lineup on opening night against the Houston Texans.Quickly, Allen has become a fan favorite, but he will need to standout in training camp if the rookie is going to see significant playing time this season. The Chargers desperately need a big-play receiver, especially after losing wide receiver Vincent Jackson to free agency last year and tight end Antonio Gates is nearing the end of his Hall-of-Fame career.Currently, Allen is fourth on the depth chart behind Danario Alexander, Malcom Floyd and Vincent Brown, so he will have to battle stiff competition for playing time this preseason. Opportunities should arise, as neither Alexander or Floyd have remained healthy enough to play an entire season injury-free. Allen is an excellent late-round value pick in your fantasy draft; he won't make much of an impact in the early part of the season, but as the ...
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