Originally posted on Red's Army  |  Last updated 5/1/12
Ok, "complete chaos" might be overstating it a little.  But anybody who knows Ray Allen knows he is borderline (or maybe not even borerline) obsessive compulsive.  His routines aren't set in stone, they're laser-etched in titanium and placed behind bullet-proof glass and guarded by SEAL Team 6.   But his injury has thrown him all off.   “You find yourself trying to make up things to kind of bring that control back to your existence,” Allen told CSNNE.com. “Like trying to understand game days, trying to understand, 'What am I eating right now? How am I sleeping?' It’s such a routine that I’ve built in that now I’m looking around trying to figure out, what am I going to do in this situation? What am I going to today? It’s game day. Do I stay in the back? What do I do?” [...] “It’s almost like when you’re younger, you just kind of flip and flutter throughout the universe and you think everything is great,” Allen said. “When you’re young, that’s all right because you do
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