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Nate Allen | Defensive Back | #20

Team: Oakland Raiders
Age / DOB:  (28) / 11/30/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 210
College: South Florida
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 2 (37) / PHI
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Raiders placed FS Nate Allen (knee) on injured reserve.
It opens a roster spot with Allen not expected to play Sunday. Allen was limited to five games this year, but his injury isn't a long-term concern. Wed, Dec 30, 2015 05:32:00 PM

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Raiders FS Nate Allen (knee) is out for Week 15 against the Packers.

Allen got in a limited practice Wednesday, but he sat out both Thursday's and Friday's sessions. Coach Jack Del Rio said Allen practiced Wednesday to see where he was, and the team decided after "not to push it." Allen avoided a setback, but his status for Week 16 remains murky. Taylor Mays got the start last week with Allen out.
Fri, Dec 18, 2015 05:38:00 PM

Raiders FS Nate Allen exited Week 13 against the Chiefs with a knee injury.

Allen missed eight weeks with a knee injury earlier this season, but has been active since Week 10. Coach Jack Del Rio said they expect to know more Monday.
Sun, Dec 6, 2015 08:38:00 PM

Raiders activated FS Nate Allen (knee) from injured reserve/designated for return.

Allen will start opposite Charles Woodson, with T.J. Carrie moving to corner. His return is an upgrade to a secondary that's allowed the fourth-most passing yards. The Raiders waived KR Marcus Thigpen in a corresponding move.
Sat, Nov 14, 2015 04:31:00 PM

Raiders FS Nate Allen (knee) is expected to be activated off I.R.-designated for return this week.

Week 10 against the Vikings is the first game Allen is eligible to play after he went down 11 snaps into the season opener. Allen and Charles Woodson will patrol the back end for the Raiders moving forward.
Mon, Nov 9, 2015 06:29:00 PM

Raiders S Nate Allen (knee, I.R./return) has resumed practicing.

It jump starts Allen's 21-day window to be activated. The Raiders have been getting surprisingly competent safety play this season, but Allen's return would be a boost for depth purposes. He's eligible for game action in Week 10.
Tue, Oct 27, 2015 05:32:00 PM

Raiders placed S Nate Allen (knee) on injured reserve/designated to return.

If there's good news, it's that Allen has obviously avoided a torn ACL if the Raiders are counting on him coming back this season. The exact nature of Allen's knee issue remains unclear. The Raiders' safety corps was already one of the league's thinnest before Allen's injury. He's first eligible to return in Week 10.
Tue, Sep 15, 2015 05:24:00 PM

ESPN's Adam Schefter reported the Raiders fear S Nate Allen tore his ACL Week 1.

Allen is getting more tests today, but he is likely done for the season. With Charles Woodson (shoulder) also banged up, the Raiders are very thin at safety.
Mon, Sep 14, 2015 12:45:00 PM

Raiders FS Nate Allen is out for the rest of Week 1 with a knee injury.

It's not a good sign, especially for a player in Allen with a ruptured patellar tendon in his history. Allen's new knee injury might be severe.
Sun, Sep 13, 2015 05:18:00 PM

Raiders signed S Nate Allen to a four-year, $23 million contract with $11.8 million guaranteed.

Opposing wideouts and tight ends torched Allen last season, but that didn't stop Oakland from pursuing him. He'll play free safety alongside veteran SS Charles Woodson. Brandian Ross will likely move to a reserve role now that Allen has joined the secondary. The money Oakland paid Allen is probably even beyond his agent's wildest dreams. Folks in Philly are chuckling.
Thu, Mar 12, 2015 01:07:00 PM

Free agent S Nate Allen will visit the Raiders.

The Raiders have put their abundance of cap space to aggressive use over the last two days, inking Roy Helu, Rodney Hudson, Curtis Lofton and Dan Williams. Allen got shredded on a weekly basis last season but still found a way to lead the Eagles with four interceptions. He'd start at free safety in Oakland.
Wed, Mar 11, 2015 11:47:00 AM

Free agent S Nate Allen has been fully cleared by Florida authorities following a Feb. 16 incident.

A 16-year-old girl called 911 to tell police "she saw a man in a large black two-door or four-door pickup, most likely a Ford, with his window down masturbating in the truck." She said the man was in his mid-40s to early 50s, with a gray/white goatee and red shirt/white visor. Later, police saw Allen driving a Ford truck and wearing a red shirt/white hat and stopped him. Of course, he's only 27 and further investigation showed Allen couldn't have been the man the girl saw. Allen will hit the open market in March.
Tue, Feb 24, 2015 09:18:00 AM

Free agent S Nate Allen was released and not charged following a Monday incident in Fort Myers, Fla.

Allen was brought in by police after a 16-year-old girl accused him of indecent exposure. The accuser ended up changing her story several times and authorities concluded there wasn't enough evidence to charge him. Allen said "someone definitely lied" and vowed to clear his name. It's an unfortunate time for the underperforming safety to be in the news as he's a free agent this offseason.
Source: CSN Philly
Tue, Feb 17, 2015 08:39:00 AM

Free agent S Nate Allen was arrested Monday afternoon in Fort Myers, Fla.

No other details are available at the moment. Allen, 27, started 15-of-16 games for the Eagles this past season, playing 1,121 snaps. He received positive marks in coverage and run defense, but has annually been a problem on the back end for Philadelphia. The Eagles are expected to let Allen walk in free agency.
Mon, Feb 16, 2015 09:08:00 PM

Free agent S Nate Allen is not expected to re-sign with the Eagles.

If Allen does come back, it will only be as a backup and special teamer. He's been a disaster ever since the Eagles took him 37th overall in 2010, taking plenty of blame for the annual secondary woes in Philly.
Source: CSN Philly
Thu, Feb 12, 2015 10:32:00 AM

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