Skins Spotlight: Jonathan Allen

Jonathan Allen is embarking on year number four with the Washington Redskins and in the NFL. A man's man and a leader in the "Skins Spotlight."
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Jonathan Allen enters his fourth NFL season looking to "break-out" and become dominant. 

He's been good, but far from great on the field. Behind the scenes, he's everything that you'd want. 

We're starting our new series "Skins Spotlight" and I chose to start with the two players  one on each side of the ball that deserved to be No. 1. 

If you missed our focus on Terry McLaurin earlier this week, you're in luck. 

Now - let's put Allen under the "Skins Spotlight." 

Inside the Numbers:

Allen played in 15 games last year with  64 combined tackles and  six sacks. 

He has 14 sacks in the last two seasons and 31 games. 

Jonathan Allen - © Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

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What they're saying:

After the draft: 

Allen joined Kevin Sheehan on the Team 980  recently:

After a lost (3-13) season: 

Mike Clay Projection for 2020:

Allen's statistical projections before adding Chase Young from ESPN's Mike Clay was 711 snaps, 64 tackles, 4.9 sacks.

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