Jared Allen too old at 32? Try these 'old guys' sack totals

Jared Allen too old at 32? Try these 'old guys' sack totals
March 26, 2014, 9:45 am
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Jared Allen turns 32 next week. Unofficially, over-30 makes you suspect. Unless you are a pass rusher, because most of the greats in NFL history were still assaulting quarterbacks beyond age 32 in their largely Hall of Fame careers:

Rank/Player/Sacks at ages 32-33-34-35

1. Bruce Smith 10.5 / 13.5 / 14 / 10

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2. Reggie White 13 / 8 / 12 / 8.5

3. Kevin Greene 14 / 9 / 14.5 / 10.5

4. Chris Doleman 12.5 / 7 / 9 / 11

5. Michael Strahan 18.5 / 4 / 11.5 / 3

6. Jason Taylor 13.5 / 11 / 3.5 / 7

7. Richard Dent 8.5 / 12.5 (left Bears)

8. John Abraham 13 / 9.5 / 10 / 11.5

9. Leslie O’Neal 7 / 10 / 4.5 / 5.5

10. Lawrence Taylor 7 / 5 / 6 (ret’d)

Jared Allen: ...