The Bears announced they have signed Jared Allen to a four-year deal via Twitter. It’s a four year, $32 million deal with $15.5 million guaranteed according to Adam Schefter.
LM: #Bears bolster defense by agreeing to terms on 4-year deal with DE Jared Allen, one of NFL's most prolific pass rushers.
— Chicago Bears (@ChicagoBears) March 26, 2014
“We are extremely happy for Jared, his wife Amy, our fans and the Chicago Bears that Jared has agreed to terms,” Bears G.M. Phil Emery said in a statement.
Although the Vikings slumped last season, Allen had a seventh consecutive double-digit sacks season and the eighth overall of his 10-year career. He started all 16 games, making 11 1-2 sacks and 52 tackles. He also had two forced fumbles for Minnesota.