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Minnesota Vikings

Jared Allen

Jared Allen - #69 - DE

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 6"/ 270 lbs.
Birthday 04/03/1982
Birthplace Los Gatos, CA
College Idaho State
Years played 10
Drafted 2004, 4th round, 30th pick by Chiefs


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Shorts and Shells: Week 17

Posted Jan. 02, 2012 @ 5:18 a.m. ET
The Patriots and Saints leave few offensive records standing; Santonio's no-show; how Matt Flynn's big game affects the draft; and much more.

Bears-Vikings prediction

Posted Jan. 01, 2012 @ 2:20 a.m. ET
PFW associate editor Dan Parr makes his prediction for the outcome of Sunday's game between the Bears and Vikings.

Bears-Vikings matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Dec. 27, 2011 @ 9:09 p.m. ET
Jared Allen will need a big day vs. the Bears to match or break Michael Strahan's NFL record for most sacks in a single season.

They Said It: Vikings Week 16 edition

Posted Dec. 22, 2011 @ 6:50 p.m. ET
Here are some select quotes from the Vikings' three coordinators prior to Week 16's game against the Saints.

Vikings-Redskins matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Dec. 22, 2011 @ 6:12 p.m. ET
Here's another key matchup as the Vikings prepare to play the Redskins in Washington on Saturday.

Vikings-Saints matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Dec. 16, 2011 @ 2:17 p.m. ET
Here's another key matchup in Sunday's Vikings-Saints game in Minnesota.

Vikings stock report: Week 14

Posted Dec. 12, 2011 @ 11:01 a.m. ET
Here are three stocks going up and three going down following the Vikings 34-28 loss to the Lions Sunday.

Vikings players of the week: Week 14

Posted Dec. 12, 2011 @ 10:55 a.m. ET
Here are the offensive, defnesive and special-teams players of the week in the 34-28 loss to the Lions.

Vikings-Lions matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Dec. 07, 2011 @ 2:35 p.m. ET
Can DEs Jared Allen and Brian Robison dominate like they did in Week Three?

Vikings players of the week: Week 13

Posted Dec. 04, 2011 @ 8:36 p.m. ET
Here are the players of the game from the Vikings' 35-32 loss to the Broncos Sunday.

Vikings 60-second rant: Allen and Robison need to step up

Posted Nov. 22, 2011 @ 7:36 p.m. ET
The Vikings need DEs Jared Allen and Brian Robison to play at the level they did earlier in the season.

Vikings stock report: Week 11

Posted Nov. 21, 2011 @ 6:48 p.m. ET
Here's who rising and sliding following the Vikings' 27-21 loss to the Raiders.

Vikings-Raiders matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Nov. 15, 2011 @ 9:19 p.m. ET
Here's a key matchup to watch in Sunday's Vikings-Raiders game.

Vikings Players of the Week: Week 10

Posted Nov. 15, 2011 @ 12:48 p.m. ET
Here are the top performers from the Vikings' 45-7 loss to the Packers on Monday night.

Vikings stock report: Week 10

Posted Nov. 15, 2011 @ 12:04 p.m. ET
Here are three stocks going up and three stocks going down after the Vikings' loss to the Packers on Monday night.


Posted Dec. 27, 2012
Allen returned to practice for the Minnesota Vikings on Thursday.||||||| The Minnesota Vikings defensive end had missed the previous practices because of an illness.
Posted Dec. 05, 2012
Allen's back has caused him some discomfort over the last week. He also confirmed after last Sunday's game he's been playing with a torn labrum in one of his shoulders but downplayed any negative effect that has had on his performance.||||||| Allen was on the field with the team at the end of Wednesday's practice, but he didn't participate. Frazier said the injury is not to the extent it would keep him out of this week's game, however.
Posted Nov. 28, 2012
Allen has been fined $21,000 for a hit on Chicago Bears guard Lance Louis on Sunday.||||||| A person with knowledge of the fine tells The Associated Press that it was levied Wednesday, three days after he knocked Louis out for the season with a hit that injured Louis' left knee. The person requested anonymity because the league has not announced the fine.
Posted Oct. 18, 2012
The Minnesota Vikings held Allen and Adrian Peterson out of practice Thursday as a precaution because of minor injuries, but expect to have both available against Arizona on Sunday.||||||| Allen is bothered by a groin injury. He is still looking for his first multi-sack game of the season after falling half a sack short of the single-season record last season.
Posted Jan. 02, 2012
Allen had 3 1/2 sacks in Sunday's 17-13 loss to Chicago.||||||| Allen finished the season with 22 sacks, behind Michael Strahan's mark of 22 1/2 for the New York Giants in 2001.