Originally written on NFL Injury Report  |  Last updated 11/19/14
Entering the offseason, Minnesota Vikings defensive lineman Jared Allen was expected to undergo a procedure to repair a torn labrum in his left shoulder. He told Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN that he underwent the surgery last week. Allen said he waited until last week to undergo the procedure because he wanted to wait until after he had a chance to play in the Pro Bowl. This may sound a bit silly, but Allen played the entire season with the injury and it’s unlikely he did any more damage to it during the Pro Bowl. While it remains unclear how long the recovery process will take, Allen is at least expected to be ready to open camp with the Vikings. He doesn’t usually take part in the team’s voluntary workouts, according to Pelissero, so it won’t change up the veteran’s routine very much. Follow @TheNFLInjuryRpt !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://www.thenflinjuryreport.com//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-34100676-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })();
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