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Jared Allen 22 Sacks!

Discussion in 'NFL Zone' started by vicjagger, Jan 1, 2012.

  1. vicjagger

    vicjagger Well-Known Member

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    He had 3 1/2 sacks today. DeMarcus needs 4 to tie.

    P.S. Zero for Jason Babin today.
     
  2. Cowboys&LakersFan

    Cowboys&LakersFan Benched

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    Rather have the W. Let Allen have the record if we get the W I could care less.
     
  3. jblaze2004

    jblaze2004 Well-Known Member

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    wow....here's to hoping ware gets those needed sacks. That means we are finally getting to eli this year.
     
  4. Frozen700

    Frozen700 Well-Known Member

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    :bow:
     
  5. Chuck 54

    Chuck 54 Well-Known Member

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    That's very impressive for a DE.
     
  6. AdamJT13

    AdamJT13 Salary Cap Analyst

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    It would be even more impressive for a linebacker.

    Here are the single-season leaders for sack by a linebacker --

    20.5 Lawrence Taylor (1986)
    20.0 Derrick Thomas (1990)
    20.0 DeMarcus Ware (2008)
    19.5 Tim Harris (1989)
    18.5 Andre Tippett (1984)
    18.0 DeMarcus Ware (2011) -- one game remaining

    Notice that Ware is the only linebacker since 1990 to have at least 18 sacks, and this is the second time he has done it.
     
  7. Sam I Am

    Sam I Am Unfriendly and Aloof!

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    That is odd. When there game was over, I checked his sack totals and NFL.com said he had zero. Now he has 3 1/3?
     
  8. wick

    wick Active Member

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    But in reality, Allen and Ware play the same position, regardless of what position they are listed at by the team.
     
  9. Idgit

    Idgit That sounds really boring Staff Member

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    That's the opposite of Adam's point. Also, it's inaccurate.
     
  10. RoyTheHammer

    RoyTheHammer Well-Known Member

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    Damn, NFL record for Jared Allen. The Vikings had a rough year, but good for him. Love the way he plays the game, he deserves it.
     
  11. BlueStar3398

    BlueStar3398 Active Member

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    I hope someone surpasses him. I can't stand that guy!
     
  12. CowboyMike

    CowboyMike Stay Thirsty, My Friends

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    He doesn't have the record. Strahan still holds it at 22.5. Allen missed it by half a sack.
     
  13. RoyTheHammer

    RoyTheHammer Well-Known Member

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    I don't count sacks that were handed to you, so rightfully, Allen holds the record.
     
  14. burmafrd

    burmafrd Benched

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    yeah.
     
  15. Avery

    Avery The Dog that Saved Charleston

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    Allen deserves DPOY award even though he plays for a crappy team.
     

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