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Vikings DE Allen cops to low blow on ex-teammate Edwards

  • By Dan Hanzus
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Jared Allen is a sack machine. He's also completely unafraid to hit a man where it hurts.

In a video that's made the rounds this week, Allen -- pressed into emergency long-snapping duties after an injury to Cullen Loeffler -- appears to punch Falcons defensive end Ray Edwards in a sensitive area during an extra-point attempt during the Vikings' Week 12 loss.

Surprisingly, Allen owned up to his low-blow behavior during a Tuesday interview with

"Ray is obviously a former teammate and friend of mine," said Allen, who's second in the NFL with 14.5 sacks. "I told him before the snap that he's known for blowing up the long snapper on the field goal.

"So I told him: 'You run me over here, I'm going to punch you square in your wiener, dude.' "

And that, he did.


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