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.
Breaks through in second season
DEWashington Redskins
January 2, 2019
Allen had 61 tackles (34 solo) and eight sacks across 779 defensive snaps during the 2018 season.
ANALYSIS
Limited to five appearances in an injury-shortened rookie season, the No. 17 overall pick from the 2017 draft bounced back strong as a 16-game starter at defensive end during his sophomore campaign. The Washington defense fell apart late in the season, but it has a nice foundation up front with Allen, DT Da'Ron Payne, DL Matt Ioannidis (hamstring) and OLB Ryan Kerrigan accounting for 33.5 of the team's 46 sacks.
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2018 Jonathan Allen Split Stats
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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
294 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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Tallies sack in loss
DEWashington Redskins
December 24, 2018
Allen posted four tackles (three solo), including a sack, in Saturday's loss to the Titans.
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Limited snaps, still delivers
DEWashington Redskins
December 18, 2018
Allen recorded five tackles (four solo) and two sacks across 29 defensive snaps in Sunday's win over the Jaguars.
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Leads defense in tackles
DEWashington Redskins
November 23, 2018
Allen had nine tackles (five solo) and a sack in Thursday's 31-23 loss to the Cowboys.
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Posts another sack Week 8
DEWashington Redskins
October 29, 2018
Allen recorded three tackles (one solo), including a sack, in Sunday's win over the Giants.
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Tallies sack Sunday
DEWashington Redskins
October 22, 2018
Allen posted two tackles (one solo), including a sack, in Sunday's win over Dallas.
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