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Chicago Tribune Apr 14, 2016

Jared Allen signs one-day contract to retire with the Vikings

All-Pro defensive end Jared Allen has signed a one-day contract with Minnesota to officially retire as a Viking. The 12-year veteran spent half his career with the Vikings and will retire on Friday. Vikings Chairman Zygi Wilf says Allen was not only a phenomenal player on the field, but he was...

Jared Allen signs one-day contract to retire with the Vikings

All-Pro defensive end Jared Allen has signed a one-day contract with Minnesota to officially retire as a Viking. The 12-year veteran spent half his career with the Vikings and will retire on Friday. Vikings Chairman Zygi Wilf says Allen was not only a phenomenal player on the field, but he was...
Chicago Tribune Apr 14, 2016

NFL draft preview: Wide receivers

As the NFL draft nears, we're taking a 10-day position-by-position look at what's out there and what the Bears need. Here's our assessment at wide receiver. Bears status On paper, at least, receivers Alshon Jeffery and Kevin White could be a dynamic pairing that threatens defenses all over the...

NFL draft preview: Wide receivers

As the NFL draft nears, we're taking a 10-day position-by-position look at what's out there and what the Bears need. Here's our assessment at wide receiver. Bears status On paper, at least, receivers Alshon Jeffery and Kevin White could be a dynamic pairing that threatens defenses all over the...

Jared Allen signs a one-day contract to officially retire as a Viking

The Vikings announced this morning that defensive end Jared Allen, who racked up 83.5 sacks in six seasons while wearing purple, has signed a one-day contract with the organization so he can officially retire as a Viking. “We are incredibly proud to have Jared retire as a member of the Vikings franchise,” owner and team chairman Zygi Wilf said in a statement. “Jared was not only a phenomenal player on the field, but he was also a favorite among the fans and within the organization. He will always be a member of the Minnesota Vikings family.” Allen, whom the Vikings acquired via trade...
Daily Norseman Apr 14, 2016

Jared Allen Signs One-Day Deal To Retire As A Viking

After he was on the losing side of Super Bowl 50 with the Carolina Panthers, defensive end Jared Allen rode off into the sunset. Literally. Riding off into the sunset pic.twitter.com/wZXovseGKS — Jared Allen (@JaredAllen69) February 18, 2016 However, it looks like he's coming back to Minnesota. . .if only for one day. The Minnesota Vikings have just announced that #69 has signed a one-day contract with the team, and will officially retire from the National Football League at a news conference tomorrow. The Vikings acquired Allen from the Kansas City Chiefs prior to the 2008 NFL...

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