Vikings' Allen picked for Pro Bowl

7:44 PM, Dec 27, 2011   |    comments
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EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Minnesota Vikings defensive end Jared Allen has been named to his fourth Pro Bowl, but he's the only member of the team making the trip this year as a player.

Allen has a career-best 18.5 sacks and is three sacks away from setting a franchise record. Allen current leads the NFL in sacks and fumble recoveries with four.

Allen will start for the NFC.

The game is Jan. 29 in Honolulu and can be seen on KARE 11. Coverage begins at 6 p.m.

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