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Jared Allen mulling options after Dallas Cowboys visit

Jared Allen plans to end his visit with the Dallas Cowboys without signing a contract.

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NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Tuesday that Allen will head home to weigh all his options after meeting with the Cowboys on Monday night and Tuesday, according to a source familiar with the situation.

There is no expectation that the 31-year-old defensive end will make a decision on his future today. He wants to discuss his options with his wife first. By all accounts, his Cowboys visit went well, according to Rapoport.

Allen's current options are to join the Cowboys or Seattle Seahawks -- whom he visited last week -- make additional visits or take his ball and walk away.

The 11-year veteran has heard from five teams but has made just the two visits. He currently has no additional visits lined up.

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Allen is Around The League's No. 4 overall remaining free agent and the top defensive end on our board.

Allen has averaged 14.5 sacks over the past seven seasons and proved last year he has a lot of football left in the tank if he wants to continue playing.

Rapoport reported Monday night that Allen's agent had discussed a contract with the Denver Broncos around the range of the three-year, $30 million deal the team eventually gave DeMarcus Ware. However, no official offer from the Broncos was ever extended.

Time will tell if Allen finds a contract in the range he deems worth his age and talent level.

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