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Jared Allen
Jared Allen
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Jared Allen

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Date of birth
Apr 03, 1982
College
Idaho State
Height
6-6
Weight
270 Lbs

Bio

Jared Allen is a defensive end for the Chicago Bears. He spent six seasons with the Kansas City Chiefs, four seasons with the Minnesota Vikings and signed with the Chicago Bears in 2014. He’s a two-time NFL sacks leader and five-time Pro Bowler.

Early Life

Allen was born on April 3, 1982 in Dallas Texas. He attended Los Gatos High School in California where he earned Defensive Player of the Year honors in his senior year. 

Idaho State Bengals

Allen attended Idaho State University where he continued to develop his prowess as a defensive player. In four years he accumulated 41 sacks. In his senior year he won the Buck Buchanan Award, which recognizes the best defensive player in Division 1-AA currently referred to as the FBS, Football Bowl Subdivision.

Kansas City Chiefs

Allen was drafted in the fourth round of the 2004 NFL Draft by the Kansas City Chiefs where he played four seasons. In 2007, he led the NFL in sacks with 15.5, earning his first Pro Bowl selection.

Minnesota Vikings

In 2008, Allen was traded to the Vikings for a first-round pick, two third-round picks and sixth-round picks were exchanged in the trade deal. He continued his exceptional play and earned three additional Pro Bowl mentions in six seasons in Minnesota. He currently holds the record for most sacks in a single-season in Vikings history with 22. Allen’s 22 sacks also led the league in 2011.

Chicago Bears

In 2014, Allen will be entering his 11th NFL season. He’s had a double-digit sack totals in his last seven seasons.

Statistics

Stats SOLO AST TOTAL SK QB HIT TFL INT YDS LONG TD FF FRC TD SAF
2013 Regular Season 39 13 52 11.5 26 9 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0

Game Log

Date Opponent Result SOLO AST TOTAL SK QB HIT TFL INT FF FRC TD
12-28-2014 @ Minnesota Vikings Minnesota Vikings 13-9 1 1 2 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-21-2014 @ Detroit Lions Detroit Lions 14-20 2 0 2 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0
12-15-2014 @ New Orleans Saints New Orleans Saints 15-31 4 0 4 0.0 1 1 0 0 1 0
12-4-2014 @ Dallas Cowboys Dallas Cowboys 28-41 4 1 5 0.5 1 0 0 0 0 0
11-27-2014 @ Detroit Lions Detroit Lions 34-17 4 0 4 2.0 3 0 0 1 1 0

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