Free agent defensive end Jared Allen is reportedly willing to walk away from the sport if he does not receive the amount of money he believes he deserves. Now, with a recent report about his salary demands, he may be better off leaving the sport.
Allen is seeking a whopping $10 million per year, according to Ed Werder of ESPN.com.
As a nearly 32-year-old pass rusher with declining explosiveness, Allen is unlikely to draw that kind of money from either of the two teams -- the Seattle Seahawks and Dallas Cowboys -- interested in his services.
Defensive end DeMarcus Ware left the Cowboys because of a lack of salary cap space and the team's inability to pay him, so Allen asking for a contract similar to the three-year, $30 million deal Ware received from the Denver Broncos will immediately take him out of the mix in Dallas. FARRAR: Allen among top remaining defensive free agents