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Jason Allen cut by Cincinnati Bengals after one season

The Cincinnati Bengals announced the release of cornerback Jason Allen on Wednesday. He played just four games while dealing with injuries in his lone season with Bengals.

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Allen was the No. 16 overall pick by the Miami Dolphins in 2006 NFL Draft. He only started 23 games in seven NFL seasons and is considered one of the worst picks in Dolphins history. Allen has 15 career interceptions, including six in 2010 (Dolphins and Houston Texans) and four with the Houston Texans in 2011.

NFL.com's Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday that there should be some interest in the 6-foot-2, 200 pounder.

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