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Jared Allen Officially Traded To Vikings

Lanier63 broke this in the FanPost section so thank him for that. Consider this the morning update. We'll be finishing the mock draft today as well!   -Chris

It's official.  Jared Allen has been traded to the Vikings.  We are receiving good compensation though.  We will receive their 1st round pick and their 2 3rd round picks.  This will give us 6 picks in the first 100.  This gives us 13 picks total. Also, the Chiefs and Vikings swapped 6th round picks, #170 #187 for #182. 

Allen's contract with Minnesota is reportedly six years for almost $74 million with more than $31 million guaranteed.

Now, would I rather have Allen?  Yes, of course.  But, let's face it, he didn't want to be here so at least we got a good value in return for him.  We have a lot of room to be moving in the draft now. 

We can take the guy we want with the #5, probably defense.  Then with the #17 overall pick, and few 3rd rounders, we can probably get our hands on a few offensive linemen.

He's been traded.  We can't do anything about it.  As Chiefs fans, we just have to accept it.  It's time to look forward.  The draft just got a lot more interesting.

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