The five-time Pro Bowl defensive end will be a free agent in 2014 and hinted several different times toUSA Today’s Tom Pelissero that he’s resigned to leaving Minnesota.
“If I continue to play, you want to try to win a championship at some point,” Allen said Thursday. “Personal accolades can only go so far. I don’t want to be chasing the ring. I want to earn the ring,” Allen added. I want to be somewhere, and obviously, you’ve got to have parts in place and you’ve got to be contenders. Wherever I go, when I retire, I’m going to call them and say, ‘Hey, let me sign a one-day contract,” Allen said. “Minnesota will always be in my heart. But I don’t know what the future holds. We haven’t talked about it. I’m trying not to think about it.
Jared Allen is a special talent, and as a 10-year pro has 122 sacks and has repeatedly said he plans to keep playing after the season. I honestly feel that Jared Allen’s days are numbered in Minnesota.Do you follow the NFL Draft? If so follow NFL Draft Diamonds on Twitter and Facebook for up to date NFL Draft News, NFL Draft Projections, and NFL Draft Rankings. Jesus is the only way to Salvation