Tips totaling $5,000 and $1,000 left at two Utah bars

OGDEN, Utah, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- A Utah bar patron left a $1,000 tip on a $49 bill just one day after someone left a $5,000 tip on a $214.75 tab at a nearby establishment.

NFL: Chicago 17, Minnesota 13

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 1 (UPI) -- Charles Tillman returned an interception for a touchdown Sunday and Chicago bested Minnesota 17-13 in the season finales for both teams.
Favre arrives at Minn. Vikings facility

Favre arrives at Minn. Vikings facility

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Aug. 17 (UPI) -- Minnesota Vikings quarterback Brett Favre arrived at the team's suburban Minneapolis headquarters Tuesday amid speculation he has decided to play this season.

NFL: Minnesota 38, St. Louis 10

ST.LOUIS, Mo., Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Minnesota's Adrian Peterson scored the first of his two touchdowns early in the game Sunday and the unbeaten Vikings went on to rip the St. Louis Rams 38-10.

NFL again fines Vikings defensive end

NEW YORK, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Minnesota Vikings defensive end Jared Allen was fined $10,000 by the NFL for using the football as a prop last Sunday against the Chicago Bears.

Roethlisberger tops NFL salaries

NEW YORK, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is No. 1 on the NFL money-making list this year at more than $27.4 million, a survey shows.

Texans quarterback out next few weeks

HOUSTON, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- Houston Texans quarterback Matt Schaub will miss the next few weeks after injuring a ligament in his left knee in Sunday's loss at Minnesota.

NFL: Minnesota 12, Detroit 10

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- Ryan Longwell's 26-yard field goal with 9 seconds remaining Sunday boosted the Minnesota Vikings to a 12-10 win over the Detroit Lions.

Vikings trade defensive end to Redskins

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., May 27 (UPI) -- The Minnesota Vikings traded defensive end Erasmus James to the Washington Redskins Tuesday for a seventh-round pick in the 2009 NFL draft.

Vikings trade picks for Chiefs' Allen

MINNEAPOLIS, April 23 (UPI) -- Jared Allen, who led the NFL with 15 1/2 sacks last season, has been traded from the Kansas City Chiefs to the Minnesota Vikings.

Buccaneers sign Jay Fiedler

TAMPA, Fla., June 29 (UPI) -- The Tampa Bay Buccaneers Thursday signed journeyman quarterback Jay Fiedler to a contract.

NFL: Buffalo 14, Kansas City 3

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y., Nov. 13 (UPI) -- J.P. Losman threw two touchdown passes Sunday to help the Buffalo Bills beat Kansas City, 14-3.

NFL names top weekly players

NEW YORK, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Running back LaDainian Tomlinson of San Diego was named AFC Offensive Player of the Week on Wednesday.

Chiefs place Holliday on IR

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Dec. 25 (UPI) -- Kansas City defensive end Vonnie Holliday has been placed on the season-ending injured reserve list for a right groin injury.
Jared Allen
Pittsburgh Steelers Najeh Davenport (44) breaks away from Kansas City Chiefs Jared Allen and gains 48 yards in the second quarter at Heinz Field Pittsburgh, PA on October 15, 2006.(UPI Photo/Archie Carpenter)

Jared Scot Allen (born April 3, 1982) is an American football defensive end for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League (NFL). Allen played college football at Idaho State and was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the fourth round of the 2004 NFL Draft. A three-time Pro Bowl selection and All-Pro, Allen leads all defensive players with 72 sacks since the 2004 season.

As a child, Allen competed in several junior rodeos in the calf roping events. Allen also grew up reining horses and currently owns three riding horses. Once his NFL career is over, he plans on returning to the rodeo to compete in steer wrestling. His father, Ron, was once on the training camp roster of the Minnesota Vikings.

Allen was one-year letter winner at Los Gatos High School under coach Butch Cattolico, his other 2 seasons spent at Live Oak High School in Morgan Hill, CA. As a senior he was named First-Team All-League, and he was named Defensive Player of the Year. He also was a First-Team All-Central Coast Section selection, and he was a member of Who’s Who in Sport. Allen was selected to the North squad for the North vs. South San Jose Charlie Wedemeyer all star football game, after a senior season where he racked up 96 tackles, 12 sacks, five forced fumbles, and five fumble recoveries. He was a roadie for Motörhead during this time. Additionally he was his team’s Most Valuable Player.

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