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Los Angeles Chargers Trade Keenan Allen to Chicago Bears

Keenan Allen

Chicago has executed a move that is a blockbuster, albeit not the one that many had anticipated. Expert Network Insider Ian Rapoport revealed on Thursday night that the Bears are acquiring Pro Bowl wide receiver Keenan Allen from the Chargers in exchange for a 2024 fourth-round choice (No. 110 overall).

The revelation was initially reported by FOX’s Jay Glazer.

While everyone in Chi-Town and the Expert community continues to speculate about what will happen with quarterback Justin Fields and the team’s first overall pick in the 2024 Expert Draft, the Bears have added wide receiver Keenan Allen, a six-time Pro Bowler who turned down a pay cut offer from the Chargers, according to Rapoport. Keenan Allen current contract came with a $34.7 million salary cap charge for the Chargers.

Along with pass rushers Khalil Mack and Joey Bosa, wide receiver Mike Williams, and this one, it was one of four cap hits totaling more over $30 million. In order to keep Bosa and Mack, Los Angeles modified their contracts on Thursday after releasing Williams on Wednesday. After 11 seasons with the Bolts, Allen is suddenly being traded—a move he didn’t see happening as recently as February when he made his most recent Pro Bowl trip—because he won’t compromise on his salary.

According to Over the Cap,

Chicago has plenty of cap space with $56.3 million available. But it seems unlikely that some math work won’t be required. Keenan Allen, who turns 32 in April, has a base salary of $18.1 million as he begins. The last year of a four-year, $80 million contract. Along with being coming off one of the best seasons of his illustrious career. He caught a career-high 108 passes for 1,243 yards and seven touchdowns.

According the paper, Keenan Allen and field stretcher D.J. Moore should be a great match. It’s unclear if he’s catching passes from Fields or maybe Caleb Williams, who is considered by most to be the top overall choice. Bears general manager Ryan Poles stated in a release, “We’re extremely excited to add Keenan to our team.” “His body of work speaks for itself and we look forward to him elevating our offense.”

A significant chapter in the Chargers’ history is coming to an end.

The only two Chargers players to surpass 900 catches and 10,000 yards are Keenan Allen and Antonio Gates. With Gates having 904 receptions and 10,530 yards. Third in team history, he has scored 59 touchdowns.

The Chargers’ president of football operations, John Spanos, said in a statement. “What Keenan Allen has meant to the Chargers for more than a decade cannot be adequately expressed through mere words.” “Our fans, the communities he has helped, and the innumerable teammates who have developed a brotherhood with him all carry Keenan’s legacy with them.

There will only be one Keenan Allen, and we are incredibly grateful for everything he has done for our team, both on and off the field.” As part of a story about two teams going through historic shifts within their hallways. Keenan Allen is now leaving Los Angeles for the Windy City.

Blog BY:- ExpertSadar

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