The Chicago Bears say running back Armando Allen has signed his exclusive rights tender.
The 5-foot-8 Allen has played in 17 games for the Bears and has 172 yards rushing on 42 carries and one touchdown. He has also has two receptions for 16 yards and seven special teams tackles.
The team announced the move on Thursday.
Source: Associated Press
Running back Armando Allen has been tendered an offer as an exclusive rights free agent, according to an NFL source. The one-year offer puts Allen in position to earn $480,000 in 2013.
Allen was fourth on the team in rushing last season, gaining 124 yards on 27 carries, including a 46-yard touchdown in the closing minutes of the 41-3 victory at Jacksonville on Oct. 7. Allen also...
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The Chicago Bears elevated running back Armando Allen from the practice squad to the active roster, waived linebacker Patrick Trahan and terminated the contract of vested veteran running back Lorenzo Booker, the team announced Saturday. Allen played in two games for the Bears last year with 15 carries for 48 yards. He spent the rest of the season on the practice squad.Trahan appeared...
Last night’s preseason finale saw both Josh McCown and Armando Allen excel when given their chance to start but their strong performances were not enough to sway the organization into keeping them. McCown and Allen were both released today ahead of the 53-man roster deadline this evening.
McCown had himself a strong game last night going 16 of 20 with two touchdowns while Allen...
Kahlil Bell played well for the Chicago Bears last year, and Armando Allen played in two games for the Bears. Where Bell comes up short is holding on to the football and it puts him squarely on the hot seat.
Allen on the other hand is a dynamic player who is definitely pushing Bell for the third string RB spot. Allen was mentioned by Mike Tice during the OTAs and mini-camp...
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Bell had been wearing the blue & orange since 2009. He was signed to the Bears primarily as a special teamer when Garrett Wolfe went on the injured list.
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