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.