Found March 27, 2013 on Football Extra Points:
PLAYERS: Jared Allen
TEAMS: Minnesota Vikings
Jared Allen is going to account for $17 million against the Vikings salary cap in the upcoming season. He’s in the final year of the six year contract he signed in 2008, which at the time was the richest contract ever signed by a defensive player. With 74 sacks in the last five years it’s hard to argue that the team hasn’t got its monies worth up until now. But getting $17 million worth out of Allen in the coming season seems very unlikely. There are voices out there saying that Allen is in the twilight of his career. Sure, his sack total last season dropped by almost half from his near record setting season he had the year before, but injuries and lack of a genuine nose tackle could contribute to those decline in numbers. He played with a torn labrum last year, which led to the first surgery of his career. There are also reports that he had knee surgery as well. Allen will turn 31 on April 3rd. That’s relatively young for a defensive e...

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