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Jared Allen says he told Brett Favre to ‘stay retired’ in 2010

Jared Allen tried to tell Brett Favre to stay retired before the 2010 season, but he wouldn’t listen. Vikings owner Zygi Wilf sent Allen, Steve Hutchinson and Ryan Longwell to Mississippi to convince Favre to come back, according to the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Hutchinson and Longwell carried out the owner’s orders. But Allen, ever the maverick, told Favre it would be OK if...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Jared Allen signs one-day contract, retires with the Minnesota Vikings

It was fitting that most of Jared Allen’s success in the NFL came as a member of the Minnesota Vikings. After all, the future Hall of Fame defensive end played like a viking for the vast majority of his career, continually dominating opposing offensive linemen with pure strength that resembled the team’s namesake. After an amazing 12-year career that saw him record 136 sacks...
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April 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Is Jared Allen a Hall of Famer?

Defensive end Jared Allen announced his retirement from the NFL on Thursday, using a Twitter video of himself “riding off into the sunset” to put the finishing touches on one of the most productive pass-rushing careers in the league’s history. “I want to take this time to thank my family, friends fans, and teammates who have given their continued support throughout my...
Via The Sports Daily
February 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Jared Allen announces retirement as only Jared Allen could (vid)

After a brilliant 12-year career that arguably merits Hall of Fame consideration, Carolina Panthers defensive end — and cowboy at heart — Jared Allen announced his retirement on Twitter in a way that was so distinctly “Jared Allen” one cannot imagine him doing it any other way. By riding off into the sunset on a horse … although Mother Nature wasn’t all that cooperative...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
February 18, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jared Allen announces retirement in awesome video

  Jared Allen announced his retirement from the NFL on Thursday in fantastic fashion. Allen, who appeared in 12 games with the Carolina Panthers last season, recorded a video that he shared on Twitter in which he was planning to ride off into the sunset. Unfortunately, there was no sunset. Riding off into the sunset — Jared Allen (@JaredAllen69...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Jared Allen ‘not happy’ about being sat in NFC title game

A broken bone in his right foot has forced Jared Allen out of the NFC Championship Game, and the Carolina Panthers defensive end isn’t at all pleased about the decision to keep him from playing through the injury. According to the Charlotte Observer, Panthers head coach Ron Rivera said Friday he is ruling out Allen for Saturday’s clash with the Arizona Cardinals. “Not happy...
Via The Sports Daily
January 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Jared Allen 'likely' out for season with foot injury

While the Carolina Panthers defeated the Seattle Seahawks to advance to the NFC Championship Game on Sunday, the news was not all good for the team and defensive end Jared Allen. I'm told Panthers DE Jared Allen suffered a foot injury that will likely require surgery and end his season. — Jonathan Jones (@jjones9) January 17, 2016 Jones later added that surgery isn’t official...
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January 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Bears DC: Jared Allen can have 'rebirth' at linebacker

By Jesse Reed Jared Allen, it’s time to be born again. Allen was recently the most feared pass-rushers in the NFL, but his production fell off a cliff in his first season with the Chicago Bears last year. New defensive coordinator Vic Fangio, formerly of the San Francisco 49ers, believes Allen is going to have another big year under his guidance in 2015: "He did well in the...
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May 09, 2015  |  Discuss

WEEKLY REWIND: Jared Allen energized by change, Bears fans should relax on OTAs and NFC North threats

There are only seven weeks until the start of training camp but the Bears are already heating up. We had a fight this week and a new veteran is hyped about the season. Here’s what you missed this week. Don’t forget for the national rewind tomorrow.   Jared Allen is energized by change. (Read) Bears fans shouldn’t get too excited about OTAs. (Read) Players fighting, deal or...
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June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

WEEKLY REWIND: Jared Allen to the Bears, Aaron Donald’s chances in Chicago and 2014 season predictions

The Bears did it again. They made what usually is a dull week into an exciting one by signing former Minnesota Vikings defensive end Jared Allen. Here’s the week in review including Allen and some draft talk. Don’t forget the national guys will give you all the news around the league tomorrow.   Aaron Donald might not be on the board by the time the Bears draft. (READ) Jared...
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March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

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