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Jared Allen




  • Acquired: Trade with Kansas City, 2008
  • College: Idaho State
  • NFL season: seventh
  • Was first-team All-Pro the past three seasons, including the past two with the Vikings after getting 14.5 sacks in both 2008 and 2009. He holds the team's career record with three safeties.
  • Traded to the Vikings by Kansas City 4/23/08 for a first-round draft pick and two third-rounders.
  • All-Pro first team and played in his first Pro Bowl after the 2007 season, when he had a league-high 15.5 sacks.
  • Since 2004, has 72 sacks, best in the NFL.
  • Scored his first defensive TD last season on a 52-yard fumble return vs. St. Louis.
  • An avid outdoorsman, Allen has his own clothing line (

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