Jared Allen is on Yahoo’s midseason All-NFL team. Allen gets the nod at defensive end, where he’s succeeding despite the Vikings’ 2-6 record. Allen has 13 sacks through 8 games -- and is on pace to break the single-season sacks record.
Rookie kicker Carlson wins the job, Vikings release Forbath
Kai Forbath is out, paving the way for the rookie kicker from Auburn.