Panthers Jared Allen retires, rides “off into sunset”

From Jared Allen Twitter

Carolina Panthers defensive end Jared Allen has retired after 12 seasons according to the team website.

Allen joined the Panthers in a trade with the Chicago Bears during the 2015 season.

He started 12 games for Carolina including Super Bowl 50 against the Denver Broncos. He suffered a broken foot during the season and didn’t play in the NFC Championship Game against Arizona.

Allen was a five-time Pro Bowler and four-time All-Pro according to

Allen tweeted a short video showing him riding away from the camera on horseback with the caption “riding off into the sunset.”




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