A bloody fight between Jared Allen and Tampa Bay tackle Donald Penn had the Metrodome crowd howling last night. After the fight, Allen sacked quarterback Josh Freeman to cap a wild few minutes. Afterwards, No. 69 said, “Sometimes tempers get going...”
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The Raptor Center's ambassador, Nero the turkey vulture, dies at 47
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82-year-old Independence man dies in golf cart accident
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Ben Leber named new permanent co-host of 'Twin Cities Live'
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APM Reports, maker of 'In the Dark' podcast, nixed by Minnesota Public Radio
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Charges: Driver was drunk, high in head-on crash that killed 19-year-old woman
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What's open and closed in Minnesota on Memorial Day 2022
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Motorcyclist killed in Ham Lake after passing in the turn lane
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Minnesota gets cut of Ford settlement over misleading ads
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Allen going up against Packers backup tackle
Jared Allen is on pace to break the NFL record for most sacks in a season. Sunday he'll face second-string tackle Marshall Newhouse, as Packers starter Chad Clifton nurses a hamstring injury. The Pack came into the Dome without Clifton two years ago. Eight sacks later, they limped out with a loss.
Jared Allen is on pace for 27 sacks
Jared Allen's dominance is going unnoticed in the pass-happy NFL. The defensive end leads the league with 8.5 sacks through five games, and he's on pace to break Michael Strahan's single season sack record of 22.5. Allen is on pace to finish with 27 sacks.
Jared Allen wins Defensive Player of the Month
Jared Allen has won the Defensive Player of the Month award for October. The defensive end has been a terror for opposing quarterbacks, tallying eight sacks in October. Allen is on pace for 25 sacks this season, which would eclipse the current record of 22.5 held by Michael Strahan.
Allen on the last drive: 'We blew it'
Jared Allen set a Vikings' record for games played with consecutive sacks, but he tells the Pioneer Press he doesn't care about individual records -- especially when the defense couldn't stop Green Bay from running out the clock with 2:30 left in the game.
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