Posts Tagged ‘Jared Allen’

Joshua Hill makes his case for shot at NFL

Representatives from seven NFL teams gathered at the pro day held at Idaho State on Monday, where five players went through a workout held indoors on AstroTurf.

Jared Allen: Christian Ponder can be Vikings leader

Jared Allen believes Christian Ponder will make big leap forward in 2012.

Veteran DE Jared Allen weighs his own mortality, talks about the Vikings rebuilding

Jared Allen is… hilarious. He is. The Vikings defensive end appears at ease in just about any situation, and he makes other feel that. I learned that when he made fun of me from the news conference podium this spring out in Minnesota — before we’d even met. Don’t let that jovial side fool you. Allen is very serious about football, as his 22 sacks will attest. And he says what he thinks in a very serious manner. So, when we talked before he hit golf balls at the American Heritage Celebrity Golf Tournament this week, we got right down to business. The subject was rebuilding and insanely young Vikings, a team that has stocked its roster with youth with […]

Gronk sends a message

Rob Gronkowski sent a message to Vikings DE Jared Allen before defeating him in the “EA Madden ’13 Cover Vote” bracket.

Three and out: Vote for Willis (or Allen)

A grown man shouldn’t believe in the Madden Curse, but it will impact my fantasy draft.

And now … a calf-roping lesson from Jared Allen

In case you’ve never seen a defensive end teach another defensive end wearing a ski mask how to rope a calf …

Watch: The Jared Allen Experience

Yesterday we brought you Jared Allen‘s strategy for taking things slow during Pro Bowl week, but don’t miss him wired for sound and a hlemet-cam during Wednesday’s Pro Bowl practice.

Allen and the art of going half speed

Vikings DE Jared Allen, who only knows one speed during the regular season, says slowing things down during Pro Bowl week is an art form he has perfected over the years.

Players unanimous: Keep Pro Bowl in Hawaii

Speaking at Tuesday the Pro Bowl news conference, Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie said the state “will do everything we can” to keep the NFL’s all-star game, a notion heavily supported by players on hand.

Data Points: Ware leads NFL in sacks since 2005

The “debate” over the best pass rusher really begins and ends with one guy: DeMarcus Ware.

Data Points: Top pass rushers’ impact on teams senior analyst Pat Kirwan ranked his top pass rushers Wednesday, with Jared Allen, Dwight Freeney, James Harrison, Julius Peppers, and DeMarcus Ware bringing in the top grades. But how did the Vikings, Colts, Steelers, Bears, and Cowboys — the teams those great players belong to — fare in team sacks?

First and 10: Questions for Kubiak

Now that Texans coach Gary Kubiak has agreed to be in studio Tuesday for “NFL Total Access” on NFL Network, he must be thrilled about star WR Andre Johnson‘s recent comments about trying to recruit free-agent CB Nnamdi Asomugha.

Data Points: Vikings’ Allen among most consistent

If you’re looking for consistency in a pass rusher, Jared Allen is your man.

Frazier has Vikings’ respect, and has a plan

Leslie Frazier knows what he wants, and he knows how he’s going to get there. He already has the Vikings’ respect, not because he’s now the interim coach, but because he’s always had it.

An open letter to new coach of the Vikings

Leslie Fraiser has a daunting task, but here is some advice to help him adjust to the new role and help fantasy enthusiasts.

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