Allen was placed on injured resrve.|||||||
The reason was not announced.
Allen was placed on injured reserve Sunday, ending any hope the 10th-year player had of returning from mid-August knee surgery.|||||||
Coach Tony Sparano refused to disclose specifics on why Allen, who had started all 43 games he spent with the Dolphins over the past four years, was placed on IR.
Allen has been arrested and charged with driving under the influence in Miami Beach.|||||||
Allen is a nine-year NFL veteran. He missed the final 10 games last season because of a knee injury that required surgery. Jail records show Allen was arrested Saturday and was being held at the Pretrial Detention Center in Miami on $1,000 bond.
Allen is out for the season with a left knee injury. Allen hurt his anterior cruciate ligament in the third quarter of the Dolphins' loss to New Orleans and will require surgery, coach Tony Sparano said Monday.|||||||
Allen has missed only one game since joining the Dolphins in 2006. He leads the team with two interceptions this year.He'll be replaced by 2009 first-round draft pick Vontae Davis, which means the Dolphins will start two rookie cornerbacks Sunday at the New York Jets. Second-round pick Sean Smith has been starting opposite Allen.
After suffering a groin injury last week against Kansas City, Allen was active for Sunday's game against the New York Jets and broke up one pass.|||||||
Allen has 42 tackles, a sack and three interceptions this season.