Dec 1, 2013; San Diego, CA, USA; San Diego Chargers wide receiver Keenan Allen (13) carries the ball in the 4th quarter during the Chargers 17-10 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals at Qualcomm Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Stan Liu-USA TODAY Sports
San Diego Chargers rookie wide receiver and Cincinnati Bengals rookie running back Giovani Bernard figure to be the top-2 candidates for the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year Award, and both players will be leaned on heavily over the next three weeks as their teams look to clinch playoff berths.
Allen may have just taken a lead in the race with this touchdown he scored by hurling a defender on his way into the endzone:
He now has two catches for 29 yards, but both of them were were for touchdowns, and the Chargers hold a 17-10 against the Denver Broncos. He needs just 69 more yards to break the 1,000 yard receiving mark in his first NFL season.
Here was his second TD grab:
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