It has been announced that Jared Allen has been named NFC Defensive Player of the Month for October. In the 5 games in October he has 8 sacks and 2 forced fumbles. Allen is having his best season as a pro accumulating 12.5 sacks this season through just 8 games. To add to that he has 3 forced fumbles and an INT. His career season high is 15.5 sacks in 16 games, which he looks to crush this season.  Allen needs 10 sacks in the final 8 games to tie Michael Strahan’s single season record of 22.5 sacks.

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