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Keenan Allen


Our third round draft pick has been kind of forced into a starting role this year and last week he responded admirably.  With the absence of Malcom Floyd, can Allen build off of last week, start building chemistry with rivers and start to emerge as one of the stars of the future?  Also, a touchdown or two would really go a long way to making up for that stupid hat incident.

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  • Alex Pitrofsky

    The picture of Keenan………What was he thinking?

  • TheReturnOfMrBlanks

    This is the game that all the Bolts dreams were made of, English – Butler – Liguet – Reyes – JJ will have sacks, I’d love to see Cox pick off TP and live up to his contract and make some Big plays. Keenan Allen is going to light up Hayden and have the game of his life, Woodhead is going to do whatever he feels like, wheel routes, big runs, dump off, bubble screens. I even think RM24 will have a big game, yep i said it English and Mathews having games of their lives!!

    • Pridenpoise

      Wake up, you’re dreaming.

  • Mark G

    Derek Cox concerns me. He stands back and waits for the receiver to catch the ball. He needs to be taught how to bump off the line and then read the receiver as you stay two to two with them. Giving them a running head start you will get burned every time. This problem needs to be fixed before we play the Chiefs and Peyton’s Ponies.

    • boltingindiego

      you do know that the corners don’t decide one each play whether they should play off or bump and run. It’s on the dc to decide on what type of coverage is called.

      • Mark G

        That’s kind of what I meant by it needs to be fixed. Our coaches need to play the corners more aggressive and be sure they know how to do that. Our defensive setup on that last play in Tenn was terrible.

      • Peter Thompson

        The scheme, and play calling has been bad. But, so has the player. Both coach & player are underperforming at this point. After re-watching a couple of the games, I just can’t concede that it is 100% a product of Pagano’s system. I would be lying to myself.

  • Peter Thompson

    Great article Dave!!! I am going to be watching Te’O. They are going to send Reece at him heavily, I imagine. Also, an INT could be in his future if Pryor gets squirrely, and makes a bad decision!!!