Posts Tagged ‘jared allen’

Jared Allen Not Upset He Was Talked About In Trade Chats

Vikings defensive end Jared Allen said he is excited to still be a member of the team after Tuesday’s trade deadline, Ben Goessling of ESPN.com reports. Allen added that there are no hard feelings about the Vikings engaging in trade talks involving him. The Vikings had conversations with a number of teams about the five-time […]

Allen To Ponder: “You Have To Be THE Guy”

Vikings defensive end Jared Allen knows his team took a big step last season in making the playoffs and he knows a return trip to the postseason likely depends on the play of Christian Ponder, Kevin Cusick of the St. Paul Pioneer-Press reports. “I tell him all the time, you have to be THE guy.” […]

Jared Allen Had Surgery On His Left Shoulder

Two NFL sources said Vikings Pro Bowl end Jared Allen had the torn labrum in his left shoulder repaired, Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN reports. He is expected to be ready for training camp, sources said. It wasn’t immediately clear when Allen would be fully cleared. He usually doesn’t participate in any voluntary workouts anyway, […]

Allen Hit with $21,000 Fine for Hit on Bears Guard Lance Louis

Vikings defensive end Jared Allen was fined $21,000 for his blindside hit of Bears guard Lance Louis. Louis tore his left ACL, and he was placed on injured reserve Monday. The Bears on Tuesday signed former Pro Bowl center Andre Gurode for depth. On the opening drive of the third quarter of Sunday’s 28-10 Bears […]

NFL Week Twelve Preview – Minnesota vs Chicago

With the status of QB Jay Cutler up in the air once again, the Bears 2012 season which had visions of the Super Bowl dancing in their heads is suddenly very much in doubt. Cutler is listed as questionable (50/50) for Sunday’s divisional game vs the Minnesota Vikings at home, and if he can’t play […]

DE Jared Allen Fined $15G for Unnecessary Roughness in Bucs Game

Vikings defensive end Jared Allen and Buccaneers offensive tackle Donald Penn each were fined $7,875 for unnecessary roughness in the Week 8 Thursday night game between the Bucs and Vikings, Tom Pelissero of 1500ESPN reports. The fines were for their third quarter fight in which Allen suffered a bloody nose. Both players received penalties for […]

2012 NFL Week Seven Preview – Arizona at Minnesota

A pair of 4-2 teams in the NFC will battle in Minnesota on Sunday, as the Cardinals and Vikings both look to overcome week six losses. The Cards lost in OT to the Bills at home, while the Vikings were overwhelmed by RG3 and the Redskins on the road. Arizona has huge questions at the […]

Jared Allen Says Backup Refs Cost Him a Sack

Vikings defensive end Jared Allen said this week that the offsides call against him in the first half of the season-opening win over Jacksonville should have been a sack. Allen burst off the edge for a sack on quarterback Blaine Gabbert, but the replacement officials flagged him. “I moved, but I didn’t think I broke […]

Vikings Drop Game 17-13 To Chicago Despite Field Day By Allen

Charles Tillman’s interception return in the second quarter helped give the Chicago Bears a 17-13 victory over the Vikings on Sunday. Jared Allen finished the season with 22 sacks, behind Michael Strahan’s mark of 22 1/2 for the New York Giants in 2001. Joe Webb relieved Christian Ponder at quarterback for the Vikings (3-13) for the third time in the last […]

Vikings at Panthers Friday Injury Report

Minnesota Out: G Anthony Herrera (knee) Questionable: RB Lorenzo Booker (concussion), WR Percy Harvin (ribs), CB Antoine Winfield (neck) Probable: S Husain Abdullah (concussion), DE Jared Allen (not injury related), DT Remi Ayodele (ankle), LB E.J. Henderson (knee), RB Adrian Peterson (ankle), DE Brian Robison (shoulder), S Jamarca Sanford (concussion), TE Visanthe Shiancoe (foot), C […]