Panthers Confirm Acquiring Jared Allen From Bears
CHARLOTTE, N.C. —Â The Carolina Panthers have confirmed acquiring Jared Allen in a trade with The Bears, pending physical.
The teamÂ made the move in the wake of a hamstring injury to defensive end Charles Johnson on Monday.
According to reports, Jared Allen has 134 career sacks. Officials say that is the most among active players and ninth all-time in NFL history.Â
The Panthers reportedly gave up a future sixth-round pick in exchange for Allen.Â Allen, 33, has been to five Pro Bowls, according to officials.
Johnson injured a right hamstring injury on Sunday when the Panthers played the Saints. Panthers coach Ron Rivera said Monday that Johnson will be out at least through the October 11th, probably longer.Â