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Tomlin, Steelers Respect Value Of S Will Allen

When the Pittsburgh Steelers began the regular season last a year ago, they did so with five safeties on the roster—but not the five safeties that they wanted to have. At the time, Da’Mon Cromartie-Smith, whose practice squad eligibility was up, made the 53-man roster as a special teams player, although he did see a […] Tomlin, Steelers Respect Value Of S Will Allen is a post...
Via Steelers Depot
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Steelers 2014 Pre Training Camp Roster Polls: Will S Will Allen Make The Final 53?

The Pittsburgh Steelers will begin training camp one week from today, so I thought we would spend these last several days talking about a few players that many believe will have a decent shot at making the final 53 man roster. Basically, these are players that we can’t quite consider locks, but do consider as being on […] Steelers 2014 Pre Training Camp Roster Polls: Will...
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10 days ago  |  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

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

Veteran safety Will Allen released by Cowboys

Safety Will Allen has been released by the Dallas Cowboys. Allen, a 10-season veteran, started the first two games this year before being replaced as the starter by rookie J.J. Wilcox. Allen had 17 tackles, two pass breakups and an interception in his five games for Dallas. He had played for defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin and special teams coordinator Rich Bisaccia in Tampa...
Via AP on Fox
October 08, 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...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
October 08, 2013  |  Discuss

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

  [View the story "Will Allen joins the Dallas Cowboys, adds experience, depth to the defense" on Storify] The post Will Allen joins the Dallas Cowboys, adds experience, depth to the defense appeared first on Silver and BlueBlood.
Via Silver and BlueBlood
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

Jonathan Scott, Will Allen Safe for Now

  With rollover money from the 2011 season the Steelers 2012 cap officially stands at just over $121 million dollars. The number likely isn’t as high as teams were hoping, but at least it’s not lower. The Steelers will now move to signing their own restricted free agents and should Continue
Via SteelBlitz Steelers Blog
March 12, 2012  |  Discuss
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