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Catching Up With Former Viking Jared Allen

By Jeff Wald

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Jared Allen made a name for himself in Minnesota by sacking quarterbacks and having a constant motor playing defensive end for the Vikings.

Now, he’s starting a new path with a familiar rival in the Chicago Bears. But Allen’s passion for his project “Wounded Warriors” brought him […]

Vikings Choose DE Scott Crichton In 3rd Round

By Jonathon Sharp

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have drafted Oregon State defensive end Scott Crichton with the 72nd overall pick in the third round on Friday night.

Crichton had 7? sacks for the Beavers last season as the Vikings continue to concentrate on upgrading the defensive line. Jared Allen and […]

The boos might be brrrrrrs when Jared Allen returns to Minnesota

By Darin Gantt

Bears defensive end Jared Allen expects to get booed when he goes back to Minnesota. Of course, the fans there will have to be extra loud to be heard through all the layers of clothing. The Bears close the regular season at Minnesota on Dec. 28, which ought to be fairly […]

Bears’ Jared Allen expects to be booed by Vikings fans

By Patra, Kevin Jared Allen expects to be booed when he returns to Minnesota. The new Chicago Bear said Vikings fans are great, so he has no illusions in how he’ll be treated when he visits next season.

Source: National Football League


Jared Allen expects to be booed in Minnesota

By Mike Florio

New Bears defensive end Jared Allen joined PFT Live on Wednesday to talk about his decision to choose Chicago over Seattle, among other things. Those other things include the reception Allen anticipates when he returns to Minnesota this year as a member of another team in the NFC North. “Minnesota has […]

Were Jared Allen’s comments veiled shots at the Vikings?


Former Minnesota Viking Jared Allen has been apart of one playoff win in his 10-year career.

Allen, 32 in April, signed a four-year, $32 million deal with the Chicago Bears, which included $15.5 million in guarnateed money (in the first two seasons) and can be voided down to a three-year, $24 […]

Jared Allen wasn’t going to retire, just wasn’t going to cash checks

By Darin Gantt

New Bears defensive end Jared Allen downplayed the notion that he might retire if he hadn’t gotten the right deal. He just wasn’t going to play for a bad team. “It was never my intent but my point was that if I was going to throw my cleats and pads on […]

Jared Allen’s deal with Chicago includes $15.5 million guaranteed


CHICAGO (AP) – The Chicago Bears were looking to jolt their struggling defense. How does adding Jared Allen sound?

The Bears agreed to a four-year contract with the five-time Pro Bowl defensive end Wednesday, replacing one accomplished pass rusher with another as they rebuild a defense that ranked among the league’s worst […]

P.J.R.: Sorry, Jim. Allen goes on my all-time Vikings front four


Jared Allen has signed with the Chicago Bears. This is more proof that the NFL can’t avoid being interesting, no matter how many screw-ups there are with its workforce and no matter what idiotic action is taken by the league’s major domos.

Among the bold moves made early in this week’s owners […]

Report: Bears came in at last minute with Jared Allen offer

By Darin Gantt

The Bears surprised the NFL by landing defensive end Jared Allen this morning, and he said there’s a reason they were able to keep it on the down low. According to Ed Werder of ESPN, Allen said the Bears came into the picture at the last minute, with a deal that […]