CARSON, Calif. — Pissed off by his staff’s late-game loss to the Denver Broncos, Keenan Allen voiced these emotions within the locker room after the Los Angeles Chargers’ 23-22 setback to their AFC West rival.
Requested if the Broncos rose up and performed properly, Allen had this to say: “No, I do not assume they performed properly in any respect. We dominated the sport. Turnovers, we gave them some factors and that is what occurred. They suck.”
Chargers defensive sort out Corey Liuget will miss the remainder of the season after struggling a proper knee harm Sunday in opposition to the Broncos, coach Anthony Lynn mentioned.
Allen had a stable efficiency. The Cal product was focused a game-high 12 occasions, ending with 9 catches for 89 yards, together with a Four-yard reception for a rating, his third landing of the season.
Broncos cornerback Chris Harris Jr. chased Allen round a lot of the day. Harris additionally had a operating dialogue with quarterback Philip Rivers that acquired chippy.
Harris completed with eight tackles and an interception — one among two picks thrown by Rivers on the day.
“It was loopy,” Harris mentioned about Rivers. “I suppose he acquired that first third down [of the game] on me, he simply began screaming at me, speaking a lot s— to me.
“I used to be like, ‘OK, you need to get up the canine immediately? OK, you wakened a sleeping big, now I’ve acquired to get you’ — and that is what occurred. He got here on the market speaking s— to me, and now I’ve acquired to make him pay.”
Apart from the 2 turnovers, Rivers had a giant day, ending 28-of-43 for 401 passing yards, with two landing passes. Rivers was sacked thrice, posting a 91.three passer score.
“He is a extremely good nook,” Rivers mentioned about Harris. “I’ve loads of respect for Chris. We’ve had some good video games. He clearly had a extremely good play with that early interception. He contested loads of balls, however I feel whereas having respect for him, there is a distinction in respect and worry.
“I really feel like I’ve heard Chris say he respect us and Keenan and myself, however he does not worry us both. I feel there’s that mutual respect and competitiveness.”