November 1, 2014

Report: Allen signs 4-year deal with Bears

The Chicago Bears released defensive end Julius Peppers in a salary dump and he was quickly signed by the Green Bay Packers.

The National Football Post first reported this morning, that the Bears have turned around and signed former Minnesota Vikings defensive end Jared Allen to a 4-year, $32-million deal with $15.5-million guaranteed.

In effect, the deal is a 2-year deal worth $15.5 million and extends to $24-million over three years.

Allen picked the Bears over Seattle, where he visited twice during free agency.

Allen has 128.5 career sacks and has played in five Pro Bowls.