Though NFL Opening Day is still a summer away, pro football and the Minnesota Vikings are never far from our hearts and minds. Even with the Twins off to a solid start
and the Wild alive
and well in the NHL playoffs, many Minnesotans define their...
It's official: Jared Allen is a Chicago Bear.
Two weeks ago, we reported
Allen would not re-sign with the Vikings. We each began to say our goodbyes to one of the most effective — and most well-loved — defensive players who'd ever donned the horned, purple helmet.
On Wednesday, it was reported
that #69 officially found a new home in the Windy City,...!--more-->
The future of Jared Allen was hanging in the balance after the Minnesota Vikings concluded their abysmal 2013 season -- needing a new contract, the Vikings and their fans awaited Allen's decision (despite most of us knowing he would not be back). On Saturday night, the four-time All-Pro announced he would not be returning to the Vikings. I want to take this moment to thank Jared Allen for all the memories (one of my favorites is above) and wish him the best.
While the news is sad for those who root for the purple, this is the best move for both...