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Zulgad’s 3-and-out: Jared Allen has change of heart about switch

By jzulgad@1500espn.com

The look on Jared Allen’s face said it all.

As the Vikings neared the end of a 3-13 season in 2011, the Pro Bowl defensive end was asked about the possibility of moving to outside linebacker, if the team switched from a 4-3 to a 3-4 scheme.

Allen looked as if he had just bitten into a lemon.

“I want to end my career as a defensive end,” he said. “And I’m not playing a 2-gap, let me just throw that out the window now. (Going to a 3-4) is something that will be addressed if and when it happens.

“I know that we have enough mutual respect for each other that…

Source:: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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