Dwayne Allen, who posted the highest Pro Football Focus grade of any rookie tight end in the seven seasons since they began keeping track, had always been a durable player before a hip injury in training camp caused him to miss all of his second season.
Now that he’s back, a reporter asked him if he still has any question marks about the hip that sidelined him in 2013. “I don’t notice it at all,” Allen said, “but if you want to have a dance-off Shakira style we can.” Heh. Dwayne’s hips don’t lie… (Here the song to which Allen was referring, for those who didn’t recognize his reference). That would have been one strange dance-off, but it’s great to see he’s doing well.
After this week’s mandatory minicamp practices, the players will have some time off before training camp. Allen says he intends to do a better job of getting his body ready for the grueling practices ahead this summer. “The month off, the month that we have after minicamp, is going to be me