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One sack away from 13th all-time, Jared Allen reflects on his career


EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. – Jared Allen has a list of the all-time sack leaders hanging in his locker.

But he doesn’t need to look at it again to know that he’s one sack away from overtaking Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Derrick Thomas for 13th all-time in NFL career sacks. With 126, Allen currently trails Thomas by a 0.5 sack.

“Passing Derrick Thomas means everything,” Allen said. “When I came into the league, when I got to Kansas City, he was obviously the iconic player at that time. His reputation as a legend kind of spoke for itself for what he did on the field.”


Source: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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