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Allen earns tough-guy cred

Jared Allen (Tom Dahlin/Viking Update)

Jared Allen was listed as doubtful for Sunday's game against Green Bay, but he earned toughness points for playing through a shoulder injury – and playing well. See what he and other Vikings had to say about his toughness and performance.

Week Two of the Jared Allen Watch began today at Winter Park, as Allen returned for the first practice since being what many viewed as a surprise starter Sunday against the Packers. Earlier last week, reports had surfaced that Allen's shoulder sprain was a Grade-3 sprain – the most painful and extensive of the three grades of AC joint injuries. Allen, who didn't practice Wednesday or...

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