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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 Ice up, son. Ice up! 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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