Who Should I Start? Keenan Allen or Josh Downs


Week 1 Projections

Fant. Pts. Rush. Yds. Rush TD Rec. Rec. Yds. Rec TD
18.8 0.0 0.0 7.0 81.1 0.6

Keenan Allen News

Keenan Allen Says He Wants To Stay With Chargers

Monday, January 8, 5:31 PM

Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver Keenan Allen said he wants to stay with the team but also acknowledged all the uncertainty this offseason given the team's salary cap situation. Allen said he'd only be open to playing for a select number of other teams and has prioritized winning at this point in his career. The 31-year-old has one year remaining on his contract with the Bolts but could be cut for around $11.6 million in dead cap space. Cutting him would save LA $23.1 million in cap space for 2024 and also give him a shot to win elsewhere, because that might not be happening anytime soon with the Chargers now once again on the lookout for a new coaching staff after firing Brandon Staley midseason. However, his combination with quarterback Justin Herbert is enticing and paid off for fantasy managers that took Allen in 2023. Despite missing the last four games with a heel injury, Allen finished as a top-10 wideout in half-PPR scoring.


Week 1 Projections

Fant. Pts. Rush. Yds. Rush TD Rec. Rec. Yds. Rec TD
3.2 0.0 0.0 1.2 13.2 0.1

Josh Downs News

Josh Downs Leads Way For Indy In Season Finale Loss

Sunday, January 7, 1:59 AM

Indianapolis Colts rookie wide receiver Josh Downs caught all three of his targets for 48 yards in the team's 23-19 loss to the Houston Texans. Downs led all Colts pass-catchers in yards and caught the team's longest pass-attempt when he reeled in a 28-yard catch. Downs finishes his rookie campaign with 771 yards on 68 catches and two touchdowns. With their Week 18 loss, the Colts are now eliminated from playoff contention.


Keenan Allen vs. Josh Downs

Still trying to decide between Allen and Downs? Check on the latest news to make sure both players are active and healthy. Our PPR projections show that Keenan Allen is projected to score 18.8 points this week while Josh Downs is projected to score 3.2 points.