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Nate Allen

Nate Allen - #29 - S

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 1"/ 210 lbs.
Birthday 11/30/1987
Birthplace Fort Myers, FL
College South Florida
Years played 4
Drafted 2010, 2nd round, 5th pick by Eagles

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Tack FF Int
69 0 0

Eagles fire Castillo, promote Bowles

Posted Oct. 16, 2012 @ 9:59 a.m. ET
The Eagles fired defensive coordinator Juan Castillo and named secondary coach Todd Bowles the new defensive coordinator.

NFC East Spin cycle: Giants, Redskins on collision course

Posted Oct. 15, 2012 @ 2:41 p.m. ET
Although the Cowboys and Eagles missed on late-game opportunities, the Giants and Redskins turned in statement victories.

Lions come from behind to stun Eagles

Posted Oct. 14, 2012 @ 5:58 p.m. ET
Jason Hanson kicked a 45-yard field goal in overtime and the Lions overcame a 10-point fourth-quarter deficit to beat the Eagles 26-23 on Sunday.

NFC East Spin Cycle: Week Five

Posted Oct. 08, 2012 @ 2:02 p.m. ET
The Giants gained ground in the NFC East race as the Redskins (who lost a QB) and Eagles (who might change QBs) fell in close games.

Steelers top Eagles in Mendenhall's return

Posted Oct. 07, 2012 @ 4:52 p.m. ET
Shaun Suisham hit a 34-yard field goal as time expired to lift the Steelers to a 16-14 victory over the Eagles on Sunday

Key matchup: Eagles pass rush vs. Steelers pass protection

Posted Oct. 06, 2012 @ 10 a.m. ET
In his last game against Philadelphia, Ben Roethlisberger was sacked eight times in defeat. Needless to say, the Steelers can't let this happen again Sunday.

Eagles soon could extend Rodgers-Cromartie, Maclin

Posted Oct. 05, 2012 @ 10:53 a.m. ET
With ample salary-cap room, the Eagles want to stick closer to the roster-building strategy they used before and after 2011.

NFC East Spin cycle: Week Four

Posted Oct. 02, 2012 @ 1:18 p.m. ET
At the quarter pole, the Eagles, Giants and Redskins and Cowboys are all at .500 or better.

Eagles hang on for 19-17 win over Giants

Posted Oct. 01, 2012 @ 12:04 a.m. ET
LeSean McCoy rushed for 121 yards in the second half of the Eagles' 19-17 win over the Giants.

Eagles sticking with Johnson as punt returner

Posted Sept. 28, 2012 @ 11:44 a.m. ET
There was some talk this week that DeSean Jackson could return to punt-returning duties in light of rookie Damaris Johnson’s struggles in that role.

Key matchup: Giants defense vs. Eagles RB LeSean McCoy

Posted Sept. 27, 2012 @ 4:20 p.m. ET
The Eagles know they need to get LeSean McCoy more involved, and in the right way, against a Giants defense that has played better of late.

Eagles swap punters

Posted Sept. 25, 2012 @ 2:39 p.m. ET
The Eagles announced Tuesday that they signed P Mat McBriar to a two-year contract and released second-year P Chas Henry.

NFC East Spin cycle: Week Three

Posted Sept. 24, 2012 @ 2:56 p.m. ET
The Giants and Eagles are heading in opposite directions; the Cowboys clawed back; and the Redskins lost again.

Cardinals stomp Eagles for best start in 38 years

Posted Sept. 23, 2012 @ 7:33 p.m. ET
Kevin Kolb threw for 222 yards and two touchdowns and the Cardinals ran over the Eagles 27-6 on Sunday for their best start in 38 years.

Eagles getting what they want from Cox

Posted Sept. 22, 2012 @ 12:48 p.m. ET
First-round DT Fletcher Cox got off to a slow start but has become a key defender for the Eagles through two games.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Nov. 07, 2011
Allen has left the Philadelphia Eagles' game against Chicago with a concussion.||||||| Allen is Philadelphia's starting free safety. He was injured in the first quarter during Chicago's scoring drive. Jay Cutler threw a 5-yard touchdown pass to Matt Spaeth to give the Bears a 7-0 lead Monday night.
Posted Dec. 20, 2010
Allen has a ruptured patellar tendon in his right knee and will have season-ending surgery.||||||| Allen, drafted with the second-round pick Philadelphia acquired from Washington in the Donovan McNabb trade, is the fourth defensive starter to go down for the season. A potential fifth, middle linebacker Stewart Bradley, is out with a dislocated elbow and may not return until the playoffs. Allen was hurt in the Eagles' 38-31 win over the New York Giants. His knee appeared to buckle while he tackled Mario Manningham.
Posted Aug. 11, 2010
Allen has solidified his position as a starter with his play during training camp.||||||| Defensive coordinator Sean McDermott calls Allen unshakable, and says the second-round pick from South Florida has earned the respect of his peers. McDermott made his comments after Wednesday morning's practice at Lehigh University. The Eagles struggled last season to find a capable free safety after perennial Pro Bowler Brian Dawkins signed with Denver as a free agent. Allen was given the starting spot at the beginning of camp.

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