Steelers Re-sign S Will Allen

According to Adam Caplan of ESPN, the Pittsburgh Steelers have signed another one of their soon-to-be unrestricted free agents as safety Will Allen has come to terms. Details of the deal are not yet known, but it most likely was a one-year contract for the veteran minimum and likely comes with a lower cap charge if the signing bonus, if any, was well under $75,000. The Steelers let...
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Will Allen shining in return for Steelers

Will Allen's 10-year NFL career has taken some twists. Now he finally appears settled in for a second stint with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Allen has flourished since returning to the Steelers in October after a short stay with the Dallas Cowboys. He has given Pittsburgh (5-8) depth in the secondary after rookie Shamarko Thomas was slowed with an ankle injury. Allen helped the...
Via AP on Fox
December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Will Allen on the Cowboys organization: It’s a very “micro-managed atmosphere”

Steelers safety Will Allen spent last season with the Dallas Cowboys and told SiriusXM NFL Radio on Tuesday that the atmosphere that surrounds them makes it very hard to win. “It was a very micro-managed atmosphere. Everything was heightened. Everything was very hyped. I didn’t feel the relationship and the bonding between players and coaches,” Allen said via ProFootballTalk...
Via Pro Football Zone
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Will Allen Explains Why He Loves Being a Steeler and Not a Cowboy

After playing the first four games of the season with the Cowboys, 3-time Pro Bowler, Will Allen, was released. On teams trash, another teams treasure. The Steelers promptly snatched up their former safety of three years, who, after five weeks of getting comfortable finally looked like the Pro Bowler he once was racking up 9 tackles, 1 forced fumble and 1 INT ...
Via Black and Gold Forever
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

PFZ Interview: Steelers S Will Allen

I was fortunate enough to catch up with Steelers safety Will Allen on Friday to talk about Pittsburgh 3-6 start to the season as well as some other stuff. Sitting at 3-6 headed into this week’s game against the Lions,  how confident are you guys that you can make a playoff run? “We’re optimistic man.  Everyone’s positive.  Everyone’s upbeat. We know we have a tough...
Via Pro Football Zone
November 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Allen released by Cowboys after losing starting safety job

It didn't take long for Will Allen to go from Cowboys starter to out on the street. Allen, who started the first two games of the season at strong safety, was released by the team Tuesday. Allen lost his starting job to rookie J.J. Wilcox, who has started the last three games. Allen, a 10-year veteran, signed with the Cowboys as an unrestricted free agent last March. In five...
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October 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Will Allen joins the Dallas Cowboys, adds experience, depth to the defense

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April 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Cowboys To Sign Steelers Free Agent Safety Will Allen

It appears that the visit Pittsburgh Steelers unrestricted free agent safety Will Allen had with the Dallas Cowboys this week went well. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports Wednesday morning on Twitter that the Cowboys will eventually sign Allen, who started eight games last year for Steelers. Allen played well when asked to fill in as a starter last season when Troy Polamalu went...
Via Steelers Depot
March 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers Free Agent S Will Allen To Visit Cowboys On Monday

Calvin Watkins of ESPN Dallas reports on Sunday that the Dallas Cowboys will host Pittsburgh Steelers free agent safety Will Allen on Monday for a visit. Allen started seven games for the Steelers in 2012 while starter Troy Polamalu was sidelined with his calf injury. In just over 430 snaps played on defense, Allen registered 34 total tackles, 3 defensed passes and forced one...
Via Steelers Depot
March 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers 2013 Free Agents Analysis: S Will Allen – Unrestricted

The Pittsburgh Steelers offseason continues on now  and we too will continue on with our breakdown of the free agents as we inch closer towards the start of free agency. Next up on the list of unrestricted free agents is safety Will Allen. Player: Will Allen Position: Safety Experience: 9 Years Free Agent Status: Unrestricted 2012 Salary Cap Hit: $1,605,000.00 ...
Via Steelers Depot
January 24, 2013  |  Discuss

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