Jared Allen still threatening NFL sack record

Jared Allen can dress up as himself for Halloween tonight. He had another monstrous game Sunday against Carolina, with five tackles, a forced fumble, a fumble recovery and another sack. He’s still on pace to shatter the NFL sack record of 22.5.
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Jared Allen can dress up as himself for Halloween tonight. He had another monstrous game Sunday against Carolina, with five tackles, a forced fumble, a fumble recovery and another sack. He’s still on pace to shatter the NFL sack record of 22.5.

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