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Associated Press Minnesota Vikings defensive end Jared Allen (69) celebrates his Vikings record in sacks tackle Kevin Williams (93) after sacking Chicago Bears quarterback Josh McCown in the second half Sunday in Minneapolis.

Allen gets record, Vikes get 'L'


By Dave Campbell

AP Sports Writer

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Jared Allen gave the Minnesota Vikings a show in an otherwise-meaningless game at the end of a forgettable season.

He finished just short of the all-time NFL single-season sack record, another almost-there moment for a team overwhelmed all year long by near misses, injuries and lacking skill at a number of positions.

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