Jared Allen is probably looking at a big fine after laying a big shot on Bears offensive lineman Lance Louis. The hit happened after a Jay Cutler interception. Allen went into blocker mode and put his helmet right into Louis. It was a blindside hit too, so that made it look even worse. Louis was injured on the play and did not return, further depleting the Bears’ offensive line. Of course even with a depleted line, the Bears had little trouble shutting down the Vikings’ pass rush. Apparently the Bears offensive line only struggles against the other teams in the league, not the Vikings. Must be the Soldier Field grass slowing down our speed rushers. Yeah. That’s it. Couldn’t be lack of effort.
Will Leslie Frazier hammer the Vikings’ linemen for lack of physicality like he did in the wake of the first Bears game in 2011, a game that played out similarly to today’s? Maybe. Allen certainly showed plenty of physicality on his shot to Lance Louis. Some of that was probably frustration coming out. Maybe the hit was a tad dirty. Either way, the NFL will be taking a big chunk out of Jared’s bank account this week. Jared doesn’t mind anyway. He likes giving to charity. (via: The Big Lead)
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