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Top Ryan Allen News

  • Ryan Allen: Let go by Indy

    Allen was released from the Colts' practice squad Monday, per the NFL's official transaction log.

    The 30-year-old joined Indianapolis' practice squad in early December and serve as the punter for the past two games, punting six times for 276 yards. Rigoberto Sanchez is apparently good to go after undergoing surgery in late November to remove cancerous tumor from his ankle, leading to Allen's release.

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  • Colts' Ryan Allen: Elevated to active roster

    Allen has been elevated to the Colts' active roster.

    This move comes just days after Allen was signed to the team's practice squad. However, it was expected due to punter Rigoberto Sanchez (illness) being placed on injured reserve. Allen is now the only healthy punter on the roster.

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  • Ryan Allen: Joins Indianapolis

    The Colts signed Allen to the practice squad Thursday, Mike Wells of reports.

    Allen hasn't yet joined Indianapolis' active roster, but such a move is likely to occur prior to Sunday's game against the Texans. Rigoberto Sanchez (illness) is on IR and set to undergo surgery to remove a cancerous tumor.

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  • Ryan Allen: Let go by Tennessee

    Allen was waived by the Titans on Tuesday, Jim Wyatt of the team's official site reports.

    Allen punted eight times during the Week 9 win over the Bears and averaged 50.5 yards per punt, but the Titans are opting to go in a different direction. Trevor Daniel figures to fill in from the practice squad until Brett Kern (wrist) can return from injured reserve.

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  • Titans' Ryan Allen: Picked up by Titans

    Allen was signed by the Titans on Saturday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

    Allen was picked up due to Brett Kern (wrist) being sidelined for Week 9. He will also reunite with former teammate Stephen Gostkowski as his holder.

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  • Ryan Allen: On open market again

    Allen was released by the Falcons on Sunday, per the team's official Twitter account.

    Allen was released and then quickly re-signed by Atlanta in March, as the team took advantage of minimum salary benefit rules to bolster its cap situation. This release seems less procedural in nature, however, and offers seventh-round rookie Sterling Hofrichter a chance to start immediately. It was a rotating door at punter last year for Atlanta, as Allen, Matt Bosher (groin), Kasey Redfern and Matt Wile all had auditions to overtake the starting role. Now with a young boot acquired in Hofrichter, the Falcons will look for more stability at the position.

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  • Falcons' Ryan Allen: Quickly re-signs with Falcons

    Allen has re-joined the Falcons after being cut Friday in what was a "procedural move," per Jason Butt of The Athletic.

    The 30-year-old punter was moved off and then back onto the roster within a matter of 24 hours, as Atlanta's front office wisely took advantage of minimum salary benefit rules to maneuver salary cap space. Now back on the roster after a brief hiatus, Allen will compete for the role of starting punter in training camp after posting a career-worst 41.9 yards-per-punt average during 2019.

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  • Ryan Allen: Let go by Falcons

    The Falcons released Allen on Friday, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports.

    The Falcons reportedly intend to re-sign Allen at a later date, indicating that the reason for his release may have been to facilitate a new, more team-friendly contract.

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  • Falcons' Ryan Allen: Will stick with Atlanta in 2020

    Allen signed a one-year contract extension with the Falcons on Tuesday, Will McFadden of the team's official site reports.

    Allen played eight games for the Falcons in 2019 after signing in November. He averaged 41.9 yards over 28 punts, and he landed 14 of those inside the 20. There's no guarantee Allen wins the starting job in training camp, however, as Matt Bosher (groin) could be re-signed after spending the last nine seasons with the team.

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  • Falcons' Ryan Allen: Back with Atlanta for Week 14

    Allen signed with the Falcons on Saturday, per the Associated Press, and he is expected to serve as the team's starting punter during Sunday's game against Carolina.

    Long-time punter Matt Bosher (groin) has been beleaguered by injury throughout 2019, but he appeared to have a chance to go in Week 14 after being activated from injured reserve and tabbed with a questionable designation. He has since been shelved with injury again, leading to the re-signing of Allen, who punted for the Falcons between Weeks 10 and 13 in Bosher's absence.

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  • Ryan Allen: Released by Atlanta

    Allen was released by the Falcons on Friday, Will McFadden of the team's official site reports.

    Allen joined the Falcons as a replacement for Matt Bosher, who had hit injured reserve with a groin injury. With Bosher set to return, Allen became redundant on the roster.

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  • Falcons' Ryan Allen: Lands in Atlanta

    The Falcons signed Allen to a contact on Monday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

    Allen now becomes Atlanta's fifth punter of the season after having spent the previous six years with the Patriots. The 29-year-old has averaged 45.3 yards per punt in his career, and he'll look to provide some much-needed consistency in the field-position battle for the Falcons going forward.

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  • Ryan Allen: Released by Patriots

    Allen has been released by the Patriots, Jim McBride of The Boston Globe reports.

    Allen spent the past six seasons with the Patriots and punted on three Super Bowl Championship teams. It appears that Jake Bailey has now won the punting competition. Allen, who is now 29, will look to sign on with another squad before the beginning of the regular season.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-2, 220 lbs
Birthplace: Salem, OR, USA
Age: 33
School: Louisiana Tech
Experience: 8