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Jared Allen not worrying about new contract right now

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08:03 PM ET 05.03 | Minnesota Vikings defensive end Jared Allen is entering the final year of his contract, with no reported contract negotiations on a possible extension. Allen's not concerned out it. "I'm a Viking this year, I'm gonna go out play my heart out and try to win a Super Bowl,"Allen said on Sirius XM NFL Radio Wednesday night. "I always look at chips fall where they may. My motto is if I take care of my job on the field the rest will take care of itself." Allen, 31, had a drop in production last season while playing with injuries. He had a pair of surgeries on the same day earlier this offseason. Even with the down year last season, he posted double-digit sacks for the seventh time in the last eight years.

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May 3, 2013  08:47 PM ET

Dirty POS

May 3, 2013  09:22 PM ET

His reward will be a Cap Casualty!!!

May 4, 2013  01:48 AM ET

His 6 year contract with the Vikings paid him $73M. He will make $14M in 2013. He's okay without an extension.

May 4, 2013  05:43 AM ET

Somebody's going to pay this guy if it's not the Vikings.

May 4, 2013  08:54 AM ET

"I'm a Viking this year, I'm gonna go out play my heart out and try to win a Super Bowl,"

And at the end of the season let's see how many people are ripping the Vikings if they let him get away.

May 4, 2013  09:06 AM ET
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"I'm a Viking this year, I'm gonna go out play my heart out and try to win a Super Bowl,"And at the end of the season let's see how many people are ripping the Vikings if they let him get away.

He will be 32 next year. I would rip them more if they locked on to him with big bucks and years. He is a more complete player than Osi, but ask him what the market was for aging DEs.

May 4, 2013  10:11 AM ET

he could always end up with the Seahawks

May 4, 2013  11:57 AM ET

Would fit perfectly on the Packers.

May 4, 2013  11:58 AM ET

Ya the Vikes will probably get a one pick

 
May 4, 2013  04:21 PM ET

A down year for Allen is typically a good year for some other defensive player elsewhere

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