Category: Jared Allen

Jay Cutler Says He and the Bears Can Still Play Better

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

He has received unnecessary and ridiculous criticism for his body language and his demeanor. He gets criticized for taking too many chances with his big arm. Some even have an issue with his feisty attitude on the field. But Bears fans and NFL fans around the country need to understand ...

Jared Allen on Percey Harvin: “I think he’s definitely an MVP type of guy”

Friday, October 19th, 2012

What a difference a year makes when it comes to the Minnesota Vikings. Last season the Vikings offense was shaky with rookie quarterback Christian Ponder leading the way and the defense couldn't stop anyone. The Vikes finished the season with a 3-13 record and were clearly one of the worst ...

Vikings Rookie Matt Kalil Says Getting Beat By Jared Allen Helped Him Learn to Move on From Mistakes Quickly

Friday, September 21st, 2012

Matt Kalil's career is off to a solid start. The No. 4 overall pick of the 2012 NFL Draft has yet to surrender a sack while manning Christian Ponder's blind side. The USC product credits defensive end Jared Allen for his quick adjustment to the pro game. Matt Kalil joined Judd ...

Jared Allen on Disgruntled Percy Harvin wanting out of Minnesota: “I have zero clue. I am watching SportsCenter just like everybody.”

Friday, June 22nd, 2012

Jared Allen was an absolute freak last season. No.69 doubled his sack total from the previous season, finishing with 22 sacks, forced four fumbles and even an interception. He was the one bright spot on a rebuilding Vikings team that finished 3-13. Allen was just half a sack away from tying ...

Leslie Frazier Hopes Offseason Workouts Fuel Turnaround in Minnesota

Friday, June 15th, 2012

Leslie Frazier never had a chance to put his stamp on the Minnesota Vikings heading into his first season as the team's official head coach. With the NFL lockout keeping teams from having offseason workouts with the coaching staff involved, he wasn't able to shape his team and it seems ...

Jared Allen Addresses the Bounty Scandal and the League’s Emphasis on Safety: “Let’s Not Pretend They’re Making it Safer for Everybody”

Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

In regard to the New Orleans bounty scandal, no game is referenced as often as the 2009 NFC championship tilt between the Saints and Vikings. You know, the one in which Brett Favre was nearly decapitated by super-aggressive Saints defenders. Jared Allen had a sideline view of the barrage of hits ...

Jared Allen Wouldn’t Have Had a Problem Setting the Sacks Record By Having a QB Fall Down

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012

There wasn't a whole lot to get excited about as a Minnesota Vikings fan this season. The Donovan McNabb experience didn't work out, Adrian Peterson was injured at various points throughout the season, and the Vikings finished with a 3-13 record. If there was a bright spot, it was defensive ...

Jared Allen on Finishing with 22 sacks: “Hopefully I can come back and one of these years get close to it again.”

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012

Jared Allen finished the 2011 season with 22 sacks, just one-half sack away from tying Michael Strahan's NFL single-season sack record. The talented veteran defensive end for the Minnesota Vikings had 3½ sacks of Josh McCown in the first 40 minutes of the game against the Chicago Bears in Week ...

Christian Ponder on Donovan McNabb: “The guy is unbelievable and he’s really great to me. I am very appreciative of him.”

Monday, November 14th, 2011

Christian Ponder caught many NFL fans by surprise in his first career start for the Minnesota Vikings. The former Florida State quarterback held his own in Minnesota's 33-27 loss to the Green Bay Packers in the Metrodome two weeks ago, throwing for 219 yards with 2 touchdowns and 2 interceptions Monday ...

Leslie Frazier on Donovan McNabb Losing his Job for Being Lazy: “It is so far from the truth. He has been great.”

Thursday, November 3rd, 2011

Leslie Frazier didn't expect his Minnesota Vikings squad to be 2-6 going into the bye week, but he has got to be encouraged by the strides his team has made in the last two weeks. The Donovan McNabb experiment may not have been a success in the Twin Cities, but ...