Los Angeles Chargers put leading WR Keenan Allen on reserve/COVID-19 list

Los Angeles Chargers main receiver Keenan Allen was positioned on the reserve/COVID-19 list on Monday, putting his availability for Sunday’s game towards the New York Giants in doubt.

Allen was just one of eleven gamers positioned on the reserve/COVID-19 list by NFL groups on Monday. All of the moves ended up the consequence of beneficial checks, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports.

Mentor Brandon Staley said that Allen’s standing “is day-to-day right now, and ideally we’ll have some good news on him in the future handful of times.”

Allen, who has been selected to the Professional Bowl each of the earlier four seasons, qualified prospects the Chargers with 86 receptions and 929 getting yards this period and has four touchdown receptions.

If Allen is vaccinated, he will need to have two detrimental checks 24 hours aside and to be asymptomatic for 48 hours right before he can return. If he is unvaccinated, Allen will have to remain absent from the group for a minimum amount of 10 times.

The Chargers enhanced to seven-5 with their forty one-22 victory in excess of the Cincinnati Bengals, a game in which Allen experienced two touchdown receptions and threw a go to quarterback Justin Herbert for a 2-stage conversion.

Los Angeles is presently in 2nd place in the AFC West standings and in possession of the AFC’s 2nd wild-card place.

The Chargers have experienced a the latest operate of COVID-19 situations. Defensive tackle Linval Joseph stays in league protocols, whilst defensive linemen Jerry Tillery and Christian Covington and linebacker Drue Tranquill skipped at minimum 10 times final month. Linebacker Joey Bosa sat out 5 times and experienced to exam detrimental prior to the Nov. 21 game towards the Pittsburgh Steelers because he was an unvaccinated near make contact with.

The Linked Press contributed to this report.