Report: Trade deadline passes, Jared Allen still with the Vikings
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Trade rumors swirled all day Tuesday but after the NFL trade deadline passed, Jared Allen is still a member of the Vikings, according to Jay Glazer.
Jared Allen trade talks are now dead. Last of teams they were talking to are out.— Jay Glazer (@JayGlazer) October 29, 2013
— Jay Glazer (@JayGlazer) October 29, 2013
"Proud to still be a Viking," Allen apparently texted Glazer. "I watched all the trade stuff like everyone else. It is a part of this business. 100% committed to turning this season around."
Trading Jared Allen Jared Allen would be difficult" href="http://www.1500espn.com/sportswire/Trading_Jared_Allen_would_be_more_complicated_than_it_looks_on_surface102813" target="_blank">would have been a complicated maneuver because of compensation picks involving the soon-to-be free agent. He's owed about $7.5 million the rest of the season.