Jonathan Allen
Jonathan Allen
24-Year-Old Defensive EndDE
Washington Redskins
2019 Fantasy Outlook
The Washington pass rush is going places and Allen is a big reason why, as the former Alabama star is closing in on All-Pro distinction following a sophomore season in which he produced 61 tackles and eight sacks on 777 snaps. With a little luck, Allen's snap count could be closer to 850 this year, and in that event he'd be a great bet to hit double-digit sacks. With a strong supporting cast around him, Allen will have the benefit of disrupted pockets even if he sees double-teams, so the context couldn't be much better. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a four-year, $11.6 million contract with the Redskins in May of 2017.
Hunting opposing QBs
DEWashington Redskins
October 14, 2019
Allen finished Sunday's 17-16 win over the Dolphins with three tackles, including a pair of sacks.
ANALYSIS
It was a productive afternoon for Allen who, despite a season-low 37 snaps, twice brought down the opposing quarterback and now has three sacks in five games. He remains a risky option in IDP formats because of a limited role, but Allen could soon see more opportunities if he keeps up this level of play. The 24-year-old defensive end is certainly a player to keep an eye on in the coming weeks.
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% of Team Snaps

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Measurables Review
How do Jonathan Allen's measurables compare to other defensive ends?
This section compares his draft workout metrics with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average.
Height
6' 3"
 
Weight
300 lbs
 
40-Yard Dash
5.00 sec
 
Shuttle Time
4.50 sec
 
Cone Drill
7.49 sec
 
Vertical Jump
30.0 in
 
Broad Jump
108 in
 
Bench Press
21 reps
 
Hand Length
9.38 in
 
Arm Length
33.63 in
 
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
2018
2017
Selected 17th overall in last year's draft, Allen managed just 10 tackles and one sack in five games before a foot injury ended his rookie season. He returned healthy for the offseason program and figures to have a starting job, but his role as a 3-4 end doesn't seem too conducive to piling up sacks or tackles. Washington's linebackers dominated the IDP production last year.
Allen is the Redskins' first defensive first-round selection since Ryan Kerrigan was picked in 2011, as the team looks to transform a defense that ranked fifth in total yards allowed last season. Once touted as a top-five overall pick, Allen possesses the ability to play at various spots on the line. At 291 pounds, he certainly will fill Washington's need of a run-stopper but also has proven to be a disruptive rusher when needed. The Alabama product should pay dividends for Washington in 2017 as he is pegged to be an immediate starter.
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Sack on Sunday
DEWashington Redskins
October 7, 2019
Allen recorded five tackles (four solo) and a sack across 58 defensive snaps in Sunday's loss to the Patriots.
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Active versus Chicago
DEWashington Redskins
September 23, 2019
Allen (knee) is officially active for Monday's tilt against the Bears, Ben Standig of The Athletic reports.
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Officially questionable
DEWashington Redskins
Knee - MCL
September 21, 2019
The Redskins have officially listed Allen (knee) as questionable for Monday's game against the Bears.
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Deems himself ready
DEWashington Redskins
Knee - MCL
September 20, 2019
Allen (knee) was a limited participant in Friday's practice but said he'll play Monday versus the Bears, Kareem Copeland of The Washington Post reports.
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Still not practicing
DEWashington Redskins
Knee - MCL
September 19, 2019
Allen (knee) hasn't returned to practice and head coach Jay Gruden said Thursday that the team is "just making sure he's going to be okay before he starts individual drills and practice," Les Carpenter of The Washington Post reports.
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