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Boston Herald Oct 23, 2014
Jared Allen: Bears not missing a locker room leader

Jared Allen: Bears not missing a locker room leader

Jared Allen has only played six games as a Chicago Bear, not exactly a longstanding presence in the locker room after joining the organization in March. But the veteran defensive end wants it made perfectly clear that his views on leadership in the NFL don’t revolve around tenure or voice volume or long-winded speeches.
Chicago Tribune Oct 22, 2014

Jared Allen: Bears not missing a locker room leader

Jared Allen has only played six games as a Chicago Bear, not exactly a longstanding presence in the locker room after joining the organization in March. But the veteran defensive end wants it made perfectly clear that his views on leadership in the NFL don’t revolve around tenure or voice...

Jared Allen: Bears not missing a locker room leader

Jared Allen has only played six games as a Chicago Bear, not exactly a longstanding presence in the locker room after joining the organization in March. But the veteran defensive end wants it made perfectly clear that his views on leadership in the NFL don’t revolve around tenure or voice...
Chicago Sun-Times Oct 12, 2014

Jared Allen’s sack drought over

ATLANTA — The Bears signed defensive end Jared Allen with this situation in mind: The offense staking the Bears to a late lead, and their opponents having to play catch-up. Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan had to pass. A lot. “We have to take advantage of those situations,” said Allen, who notched his first sack with the Bears in the fourth quarter of their 27-13 victory Sunday at the Georgia Dome. “Everybody played off each other really well.” Allen’s sack...
Chicago Sun-Times Oct 8, 2014

Jared Allen says he isn’t sick over his lack of sacks

Defensive end Jared Allen says there is no frustration, even though he has no sacks. “Goodness, I led the team in tackles [against the Panthers],” Allen said Wednesday. “I was laughing with somebody and said, ‘Well, that whole thing about me not playing the run anymore has got to be out the window.’ I think I have a season-high tackle total already. “If I was playing bad ball, I would let you know. Coming off that Jets game, obviously, I didn’t want to...
Chicago Sun-Times Oct 1, 2014

Jared Allen, Jeremiah Ratliff return to Bears practice

Quarantined in the basement and away from his newborn, defensive end Jared Allen spent last week fighting the pneumonia that kept him out of his first game in seven years. Allen returned to practice Wednesday. He was limited but optimistic that he’d return for the game Sunday against the Panthers. Allen lost 15 pounds from his playing weight of 254 but said he added two back. “I’m more concerned about recovery time with my lungs, when I’m coming back,” he...

Jared Allen returns to practice

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Jared Allen's streak of 113 consecutive starts ended Sunday when he missed Chicago’s loss to the Green Bay Packers because of pneumonia. But the five-time Pro Bowl defensive end returned to the practice field Wednesday, saying, “Hopefully, I’ll be back up by this weekend” as the Bears prepare to face the Carolina Panthers. Allen said he felt sick during Chicago’s win over the New York Jets on Sept.

Jared Allen rejoins teammates following illness

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Veteran Chicago Bears defensive end Jared Allen worked out and attended meetings at Halas Hall on Monday after being inactive in Week 4 due to a reported case of pneumonia. Allen’s absence on Sunday in the Bears’ 38-17 defeat to the Green Bay Packers snapped a streak of 113 consecutive starts. The five-time Pro Bowl defensive end hadn’t missed a game since Week 2 of the 2007 regular season. “He was working out,” Bears head coach Marc Trestman said.
Chicago Sun-Times Sep 28, 2014

Bears’ pass rushers come up empty, record zero hits on Aaron Rodgers

There finally was some calf-roping, sack-dancing on display for the Bears. But this time, imitation wasn’t the sincerest form of ­flattery. It was a public reminder of what the Bears were missing on Sunday. Green Bay Packers defensive end Datone Jones’ fourth-quarter impersonation of Jared Allen’s famous sack celebration underscored a lackluster pass-rushing performance by the Bears in a 38-17 thumping by the Packers. “We’re going to do everything we can...

Packers vs. Bears inactives: Jarrett Boykin, Brad Jones, Jared Allen out; Brandon Marshall in

Green Bay - The Green Bay Packers will be without their No. 3 receiver Jarrett Boykin (ankle, groin) today when they face the Chicago Bears, but they catch a break with DE Jared Allen (illness) sidelined.
Rotoworld Sep 28, 2014

Jared Allen inactive for Bears - Jared Allen (DL) Chicago Bears

Bears declared RE Jared Allen (illness) inactive for Sunday's Week 4 game against the Packers.
Chicago Sun-Times Sep 26, 2014

Jared Allen, Brandon Marshall questionable vs. Packers

It’s hard to believe defensive end Jared Allen would miss a chance to play against Aaron Rodgers — whom he sacked 151/2 times in 10 games with the Vikings. But Allen is questionable for the game Sunday against the Packers at Soldier Field with an undisclosed illness after not practicing Friday. Allen’s availability will be a game-time decision. But Willie Young and Lamarr Houston addressed Allen’s absence as if they were not expecting him to play. “This is...

Brandon Marshall, Jared Allen questionable

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- The Chicago Bears released their final injury report Friday heading into Sunday’s game against the Green Bay Packers with receiver Brandon Marshall (ankle) and defensive end Jared Allen (illness) listed as questionable. The club held out Marshall and Allen from Friday’s practice, and officially ruled out center Roberto Garza (ankle), left guard Matt Slauson (ankle), linebacker Shea McClellin (hand), cornerback Sherrick McManis (quadriceps) and defensive tackle Jeremiah Ratliff (concussion).

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