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Report: Minnesota Vikings would trade DE Jared Allen 'for the right price'

(Joe Robbins/Getty Images) Vikings defensive end Jared Allen will be a free agent after the 2013 season. (Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

The Minnesota Vikings have made five-time Pro Bowl defensive end Jared Allen available on the trade market, Fox Sports' Jay Glazer is reporting.

The 32-year-old, who is in the final year of a six-year, $72-million contract, could be acquired "for the right price," according to Glazer. That price would need to be better than a third-round draft pick, since the Vikings would receive a third-rounder as compensation if Allen leaves in free agency.

Allen ranks second among active players with 121.5 career sacks entering Week 8, including 4.5 for the 1-5 Vikings this season.

He joins Raiders running back Darren McFadden and Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald as another big-name player who could be traded for the Tuesday deadline.
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