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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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They Said It: Vikings Thursday edition

Posted Nov. 11, 2010 @ 9:35 p.m. ET
Here are some quotes from Thursday's coordinator and player sessions with the Minnesota media.

Five questions with PFW publisher Hub Arkush

Posted Nov. 11, 2010 @ 10:17 a.m. ET
This week, Hub evaluates Lovie Smith's performance in the first half of the season and says the Bears can't afford to get swept by the Vikings in 2010.

Week Nine Players of the Week

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 8:35 a.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Browns RB Peyton Hillis, Vikings DE Jared Allen and Raiders WR Jacoby Ford as its Players of the Week.

Vikings They Said It: Postgame version, Week Nine

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 7:34 p.m. ET
Here are some assorted quotes from Sunday's comeback win in OT over the Cardinals in Week Nine.

Vikings' players of the week: Week Nine

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 7:24 p.m. ET
Here are the Vikings' players of the week in their 27-24 comeback win over the Cardinals in Week Nine.

Vikings-Cardinals matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Nov. 04, 2010 @ 10:12 a.m. ET
Here's another key matchup to check out in Sunday's Vikings-Cardinals game.

Patriots-Vikings matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Oct. 28, 2010 @ 1:47 p.m. ET
Games are won in the trenches, and the Patriots-Vikings game features a battle between two veterans on the edge.

Jones losing grip on Packers' No. 3 WR job

Posted Oct. 23, 2010 @ 11:21 p.m. ET
Mental lapses and frequent mistakes have caused Green Bay WR James Jones to lose some snaps to Jordy Nelson, according to NFC North Whispers.

Packers-Vikings matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Oct. 21, 2010 @ 2:54 p.m. ET
PFW presents the third of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers-Vikings prime-time showdown at Lambeau Field Sunday evening.

Five questions with Vikings correspondent Judd Zulgad

Posted Oct. 21, 2010 @ 10:14 a.m. ET
Pro Football Weekly hits up PFW correspondent and Vikings beat writer Judd Zulgad on five hot issues surrounding the team.

Vikings-Cowboys matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Oct. 16, 2010 @ 5:08 p.m. ET
Here's a look at another key matchup in Sunday's Vikings-Cowboys game:

Vikings-Jets matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Oct. 05, 2010 @ 7:37 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Monday night's Vikings-Jets game.

NFL ropes in Allen on sack celebration

Posted Oct. 05, 2010 @ 11:20 a.m. ET
The NFL has told Vikings DE Jared Allen that his famous calf-roping celebration he performs after sacks now could earn him a penalty or fine.

Lions-Vikings matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Sept. 25, 2010 @ 4:44 p.m. ET
Here’s a look at a key matchup heading into Sunday’s Week Three battle between the Vikings and Lions.

Vikings MVP Meter: Week Two

Posted Sept. 21, 2010 @ 2:13 a.m. ET
Despite being stopped by the Dolphins on 4th-and-goal, RB Adrian Peterson has been the Vikings' most valuable player through two games.

They said it: Vikings edition

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 3:26 p.m. ET
Quotes following the Vikings' Week Two loss to the Dolphins on Sunday.

Favre practicing with Vikings Wednesday

Posted Aug. 18, 2010 @ 12:56 p.m. ET
Less than 24 hours after returning to Minnesota from his home in Hattiesburg, Miss., Brett Favre is practicing with his Vikings teammates and will hold a press conference Wednesday afternoon.


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.