Originally written on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 11/16/14
Rookie offensive tackle Matt Kalil, who recently signed with the Minnesota Vikings for four years worth almost $20 million, is settling into training camp and is looking to protect quarterback Christian Ponder’s blind side.  However, he is having a bit of difficulty with one person on the team: pro-bowl defensive end Jared Allen. According to an interview on NBC SportsTalk, Allen is quoted as saying, “Just don’t touch me, I’m too old to deal with overzealous rookies right now.  Keep your hands out of my face, don’t grab my jersey, and we won’t have to fist fight.”  This sounds exactly like the Jared Allen that we all know and love.  Allen is coming off of the best season of his career as he recorded  22 sacks and wants nothing to do with a rookie who has a lot to prove. However, this is good news for the Vikings’ faithful.  If Kalil is bothering Allen this much, then clearly Kalil is doing a good job.  Ponder needs all the help he can get from the offensive line because he was sacke...
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