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Top 10 Jared Allen Moments With the Minnesota Vikings

Today Jared Allen agreed to terms of a deal with the Chicago Bears. But before the ink has dried, let's celebrate six amazing years of Jared Allen as a Minnesota Viking with the "Top 10 Jared Allen Moments!"

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    Today Jared Allen agreed to terms of a deal with the Chicago Bears. But before the ink has dried, let's celebrate six amazing years of Jared Allen as a Minnesota Viking with the "Top 10 Jared Allen Moments!"

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    10. Everytime he roped the calf after a sack!

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    9. The time that he scared Dan Orlovsky out of the backside of the endzone on his way to an NFL record 4 career safeties.

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    8. Sacks in 11 straight games bridging the 2010-2011 seasons culminating with this amazing Aaron Rodgers sack at Lambeau Field.

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    7. The founding of the "Mullet Militia"

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    6. The AMAZING one-handed sack he pulled off on Eli Manning and the NY Giants in 2013!

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    5. The time he toyed with Donald Penn in the midst of a fight in 2012...(continued on next slide)

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    (5. continued) And then burned him on the very next play for a sack, took off his helmet and gave a bloody scowl towards the Buccaneers' sideline and Paul Allen yelled "Take that Donald Penn!"

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    4. The time Jared racked up 4.5 sacks against the Packers in front of the nation on Monday Night Football...(continued on next slide)

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    (4. continued) and for that matter, sacking the dirty/cheating/hated Green Bay Packers 16 times over his 6 years with the Vikings!

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    3. When the Brett Favre sang "Pants on the Ground" and slapped Jared on the butt after the Vikings whooped the Cowboys in the 2009 playoffs!
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    2. On April 22nd, 2008 when the Vikings shipped one first-round and two third-round draft picks to the Chiefs in exchange for Jared Allen.

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    1. When Jared capped off a record setting 22.0 sack season in 2011 with 3.5 sacks against Jay Cutler and the Chicago Bears. Jared passed Chris Doleman for the Vikings single-season record and finished 0.5 sacks behind Michael Strahan's NFL record.
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    All-in-all, over Jared's six years with the Minnesota Vikings he tallied 85.5 sacks, 4 interceptions, 26 passes defended, 16 forced fumbles and 4 safeties.

    One thing is certain, there are no regrets here in Minnesota and we will never forget Jared Allen on or off the field. THANKS FOR EVERYTHING JARED!!