Posts Tagged ‘Jared Allen’

Vikings’ Allen: ‘Sky is the limit’

NFL Network’s Brian Baldinger caught up with Vikings DE Jared Allen on the field following Monday night’s 30-23 win over the Green Bay Packers, which improved Minnesota to 4-0 this season.

Roundup: Vikings’ Allen says Favre drama ‘annoying’

Jared Allen, never one to bite his tongue, recently opened up to the Chicago Tribune about Brett Favre‘s flirtation with the Vikings. While Allen seems to be in favor of Favre joining his team, he made it clear that he’d like the retired quarterback to make his decision sooner rather than later.

My top 20 NFL players

Pick your top 20 current players, regardless of position, as I did. It’s more difficult than you think. There’s one caveat — these aren’t ranked in order — but here’s a look at my top 20 as they popped into my head.

Allen: Favre-to-Vikings talk not a distraction to team

Vikings DE Jared Allen might be stating the obvious when he says that every player wants to play alongside retired QB Brett Favre. But Allen doesn’t believe what now appears to be a failed pursuit of Favre represents a distraction for the Vikings.

Allen brings a lot to the Vikings

NFL Network’s Kara Henderson is dreaming of Vikings coach Brad Childress rocking a “skullet” as she prepares for Sunday’s NFC Wild Card Game in Minnesota.

Quotable NFL GameDay Morning: Stop that revolving door in Detroit

NFL GameDay Morning, the first information-packed show on the air Sunday mornings, checked in at 9 a.m. ET on the only network entirely dedicated to football. Warren Sapp, Marshall Faulk, Adam Schefter, Alex Flanagan and host Spero Dedes bring fans the latest news, injury reports, pregame analysis and game previews on NFL Network. This week features a discussion on the future in Detroit, a conversation with Jared Allen, All-Disaster Team picks and whether there is a “Flutie Curse.”

Allen benefits from hiring his own coach

When Vikings defensive end Jared Allen struggled at the start of the season, he took the unthinkable step of hiring a personal defensive line coach.

Frerotte carted off; Allen returns after scare

While the Vikings may have avoided a serious injury to DE Jared Allen, the prognosis doens’t appear to be as good for QB Gus Frerotte.

Vikings prone to high-priced hitting

Costly week for Vikings defensive ends.

Big decisions looming for the league

Big decisions are made at the NFL’s offices, 280 Park Avenue, all the time. But the ones made in the coming days will come with greater frequency than any time in recent memory, and they will significantly impact the divisional and playoff races in the NFC.

Culpepper gets start for Lions

Here’s a look around the league as Week 10 gets underway at some starting lineup changes.

Allen is active for Vikings

This just in: Vikings defensive end Jared Allen, listed as doubtful with a shoulder injury, is active today versus the Packers. Officially.

NFL fines Vikings’ Allen $50K for two hits on Schaub

What Minnesota defensive end Jared Allen did to Houston quarterback Matt Schaub was worse than what New England defensive tackle Vince Wilfork did to Denver quarterback Jay Cutler.

Vikings DE Allen doubtful vs. Packers

The Vikings could be without DE Jared Allen — listed as doubtful on the team’s Friday injury report with a sprained shoulder — vs. the division-rival Packers on Sunday. Allen suffered what he described as a third degree sprain, which is the most severe, against the Texans last week.

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