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RUSSELL ALLEN RUMORS

Ex-Jags linebacker unknowingly suffered a career-ending stroke

A few days ago, word got out that linebacker Russell Allen had been released by the Jacksonville Jaguars along with three other players. The reason for Allen’s release was cited as a failed physical, but there’s a much darker story, behind the story. Allen was enjoying the offseason back home with his family back home in San Diego when, last Thursday around 9 a.m. San Diego time...
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April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Jaguars LB Russell Allen retires after stroke diagnosis

Linebacker Russell Allen, who spent five seasons with the Jacksonville Jaguars before being released by them last week, has announced he is retiring after suffering a concussion and a stroke in a game last December. Allen told MMQB.si.com that he has a small dead spot on his cerebellum, a result of a hit which he said he took during the third quarter of a game against the Buffalo...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-Jaguars Linebacker Russell Allen: On-Field Stroke Forced Me To Retire

Former Jacksonvill Jaguars linebacker Russell Allen, whom the team released last week, revealed Tuesday that he is retiring from football after suffering a stroke during a game last season. Allen told TheMMQB.com’s Robert Klemko that the incident occurred when he knocked helmets with Buffalo Bills center Evan Wood during a Week 15 loss. Allen played the rest of the game and says...
Via NESN.com
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-Jaguars LB Russell Allen Suffered In-Game, Career Ending Stroke

According to a report by the TheMMQB.com, former Jaguars linebacker Russell Allen suffered a stroke during the team’s loss to the Buffalo Bills in December and sadly has had to walk away from the game. Allen signed with the Jaguars as an undrafted free agent in 2009 and started 44 games — including 29 the past two seasons — before being released last week. Allen said he...
Via Thacover2
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Jacksonville Linebacker Russell Allen Had a Stroke During a Game Last Season

Guys get hurt all the time playing football. They break bones, suffer painful bruises, bleed from cuts, tear muscles and ligaments, and suffer all sorts of sprains. Sometimes the accumulation of those injuries can cause lifelong discomfort or even make a player retire.In the case of former Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Russell Wilson an injury he suffered could have killed him...
Via FatManWriting
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaguars release LB Russell Allen after failed physical

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- The Jacksonville Jaguars have released veteran linebacker Russell Allen after he failed a physical. Allen started 29 games the last two seasons. He missed the final two games last year because of a concussion. The team also released third-year defensive end D'Aundre Reed, second-year defensive end Will Pericak and first-year receiver Jabin Sambrano. Allen...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaguars released four players today including starter Russell Allen

Today the Jacksonville Jaguars released four players from their roster including former starter Russell Allen.  Allen spent the past five seasons with the Jaguars after being signed as an undrafted free agent out of San Diego State. Allen was the team’s leading tackler in 2012 and started 29 games over the last two seasons, including 14 last […] The post Jaguars released four...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Jacksonville Jaguars make changes, release four players

The Jacksonville Jaguars have made some roster moves Thursday, releasing four players. ROSTER MOVES: The #Jaguars announce they have released LB Russell Allen and waived DE Will Pericak, DE D'Aundre Reed and WR Jabin Sambrano. — Tad Dickman (@Tdickman89) April 17, 2014 Allen, 27, was the last remaining selection from the 2009 draft class, Gene Smith’s first year as the GM of...
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April 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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