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Re: Allen to Seattle

Post by HornedMessiah » Thu Mar 20, 2014 11:47 pm

Laserman wrote:seattle is over paying for him
Nah, it's more likely that Seattle is trying to low-ball him.
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Re: Allen to Seattle

Post by majorm » Fri Mar 21, 2014 6:32 am

Good for Jared. He's made his money. Now he wants shot at a ring. I hope he doesn't get it because that means the Vikings won't but it's probably about his best shot.

I was so excited when the Vikings got him and he didn't disappoint. He was definitely a difference maker. I wish him well against everybody except the Vikings.
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Re: Allen to Seattle

Post by Purple bruise » Fri Mar 21, 2014 4:39 pm

Jared Allen leaves Seattle Seahawks without contract: "It's rare for a player to visit a team twice in free agency. It's even more rare that the second visit doesn't result in a deal."
http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap200000 ... t-contract
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Re: Allen to Seattle

Post by PacificNorseWest » Fri Mar 21, 2014 4:58 pm

He just loves the city of Seattle.

Can't blame him. :P
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Re: Allen to Seattle

Post by S197 » Sat Mar 22, 2014 1:15 pm

VikingsFanInCA wrote:All you need to know about Allen is this:

Allen is 2 years younger than Peppers.

GB played against Peppers and Allen at least twice a year for the last 2-3 years, meaning they have plenty of tape and 'real' experience vs both.

Both Peppers and Allen were available as free agents.

GB signed Peppers to a multi-year deal averaging around $10M/year (I believe that's the correct math?) and passed on Allen

The 'reported, unofficial' contact that Allen was offered by Seattle was for $12M/3years ($4M avg. per year)

GB are not bad decision makers or bad at identifying talent. Allen is not who he used to be.
GB also runs a 34 defense, which doesn't suit Allen very well. You could argue it doesn't suit Peppers very well either but I think of the two, Allen is a better hand in the dirt type player which he couldn't do in that defense. I'll be interested to see how they utilize Peppers.
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Re: Allen to Seattle

Post by thatoneguy » Sun Mar 23, 2014 6:52 pm

Good ol vikings west
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Re: Allen to Seattle

Post by halfgiz » Mon Mar 24, 2014 7:13 pm

VikingsFanInCA wrote:All you need to know about Allen is this:

Allen is 2 years younger than Peppers.

GB played against Peppers and Allen at least twice a year for the last 2-3 years, meaning they have plenty of tape and 'real' experience vs both.

Both Peppers and Allen were available as free agents.

GB signed Peppers to a multi-year deal averaging around $10M/year (I believe that's the correct math?) and passed on Allen

The 'reported, unofficial' contact that Allen was offered by Seattle was for $12M/3years ($4M avg. per year)

GB are not bad decision makers or bad at identifying talent. Allen is not who he used to be.
Probably because if Allen would be on the team....Rogers would have night mares :D How many sacks did Allen have on Rogers?
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Re: Allen to Seattle

Post by jackal » Mon Mar 24, 2014 8:54 pm

I am conflicted on this one .. I loved Allen
On the Vikings but I agree the last few years
he was less effective. I hate the sea chickens
maybe more than the Packers now. I will never
root for the Sea Chickens but Seattle is cool city.

I hope Allen has a good life after football but
I wish the Sea Chickens nothing but bad luck.
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Re: Allen to Seattle

Post by frosted » Mon Mar 24, 2014 10:49 pm

jackal wrote:I am conflicted on this one .. I loved Allen
On the Vikings but I agree the last few years
he was less effective. I hate the sea chickens
maybe more than the Packers now. I will never
root for the Sea Chickens but Seattle is cool city.

I hope Allen has a good life after football but
I wish the Sea Chickens nothing but bad luck.
Agree 100%
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Re: Allen to Seattle

Post by NextQuestion » Tue Mar 25, 2014 9:34 am

I have no problem with the Seahawks outside of their gigantic band wagon fan base (out of nowhere indie rock friends of mine who claim to be fans since the 80's...who didn't even live in Washington originally) and Sherman. Sherman, however, is an amazing player who is smart but comes off as a total tool. Although I do look forward to Crabtree vs Sherman 2x next year.

Seattle is a cool city. They've got an insanely rich owner and have been smart under this current regime of when to let players go: Carlson, Hasselbeck, and even putting Flynn on the bench after giving him a big contract. Lynch is awesome and his "Just bout' that action, boss", quote of his is absolutely hilarious/$$$
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Re: Allen to Seattle

Post by mondry » Tue Mar 25, 2014 6:33 pm

The better question might be "how good would the seahawks be without all our crappy overpaid players!"
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Re: AW: Allen to Seattle

Post by simonton18 » Wed Mar 26, 2014 7:49 am

To the Bears. 4 years as per @rapsheet.
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Re: AW: Allen to Seattle

Post by Purple bruise » Wed Mar 26, 2014 7:53 am

simonton18 wrote:To the Bears. 4 years as per @rapsheet.
http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap200000 ... r-contract

I hope Kalil kicks his butt.
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Re: Allen to Seattle

Post by majorm » Wed Mar 26, 2014 8:02 am

Just saw this too. He'll probably have 2 good games all season. Guess against who.
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Re: Allen to Seattle

Post by Purple bruise » Wed Mar 26, 2014 8:05 am

majorm wrote:Just saw this too. He'll probably have 2 good games all season. Guess against who.
He wanted to get a ring huh. Should have gone to SeaHawks "cause it is not happening with the Bears. I will enjoy watching AD running over and around him.
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