Jared Allen

Four Vikings Named to Pro Bowl Team
Four Vikings were named to the NFC Pro Bowl team when the NFC and AFC Pro Bowl teams were announced. The four are running back Adrian Peterson, fullback Jerome Felton, kicker Blair Walsh and defensive end Jared Allen. Peterson is named to his 5th Pro Bowl team. Felton and Walsh are first time pro…
Vikings Host Tampa Bay In Thursday Night Football
The Vikings put their 5-2 record on the line when they host Tampa Bay at 7:20 tonight, pregame on WJON at 6:00. The Buccaneers are 2-4 and are coming off a loss at home against New Orleans. Minnesota won at home against Arizona 21-14 on Sunday. Minnesota is relatively healthy for tonight's g…
Vikes’ Peterson, Allen Held Out of Practice
The Vikings have given running back Adrian Peterson and defensive end Jared Allen a break this week. Both missed practice Thursday for precautionary reasons. Peterson has a sprained left ankle and Allen has been bothered by a groin injury. Both are expected to play Sunday when the Vikings host Ar…
Vikings’ Allen Misses Practice; Viking Injury Report
Vikings defensive end Jared Allen didn't practice Wednesday due to a groin injury but the Viking believe Allen can play Sunday against Tennessee. Others that didn't practice include; receiver Michael Jenkins (ribs), safety Mistral Raymond (ankle) and safety Andrew Sendejo (ankle). The fo…
Vikings’ Allen Named NFC Defensive Player Of The Year
Viking defensive end Jared Allen is the NFC Defensive Player of the Year. The NFL season ending awards were announced Tuesday. Allen set a franchise record in 2011 with 22 sacks and was just 1/2 sack away from Michael Strahan's single season record for sacks. Allen ranks 20th all time in sac…
Jared Allen Chosen For Pro Bowl
The NFL announced the NFC and AFC Pro Bowl teams Tuesday and defensive end Jared Allen is the lone Minnesota Viking to make the NFC team. Allen leads the NFL in sacks with 18.5 and is just 3 sacks away from setting a new Viking franchise record for sacks in a season.
Vikings’ Allen Gets NFC Honor
Viking defensive end Jared Allen has been named the NFC Defensive Player of the Month for October. Allen in October had 8 sacks, 2 forced fumbles, 2 fumble recoveries, and 24 tackles. Allen is the first Viking to receive this award since Darren Sharper won it in 2005. Allen leads the NFL in sacks…