Frustrated Jonathan Allen 1000 Percent Serious About Leaving Commanders; Hints at Being Open to a Trade

Published 12/04/2023, 11:05 AM EST

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The Washington Commanders‘ locker room felt like a graveyard after Sunday’s 45-15 beatdown by the Miami Dolphins. This was the third straight nosedive, and we’re talking double-digit craters here. 45 points given up in each of the last two games? Ouch. Usually, the defensive tackle and team captain, Jonathan Allen, is as cool as a cucumber, but even he couldn’t contain the frustration. After this latest letdown, Allen didn’t mince words about the struggling 4-9 squad.

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The frontline players, the heavy hitters like Daron Payne, and Terry McLaurin, haven’t exactly been dancing in the end zone this season. Jonathan Allen is eyeing a serious shake-up. The man means business, and it looks like he’s ready to head out of the slump.

Crimson Tide grit hits the breaking point

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The Jonathan Allen saga just hit the turbulence zone, and it’s making waves from Alabama to the capital. Usually, Allen isn’t the type to throw coaches under the bus. It’s just not his style, that Crimson Tide mentality runs deep. But frustration is bubbling beneath the surface, and it’s about to boil over.

He’s practically predicting a seismic shift in the team’s landscape. The patience meter? It’s running low. Cue the dramatic reveal, JPA Football spills the tea on the Allen-Commanders saga with a post that screams, “𝗧𝗥𝗘𝗡𝗗𝗜𝗡𝗚: #Commanders star DL Jonathan Allen says he “1000 percent” thinks about leaving the team, he told  @JunksRadio He also hinted at being open to a trade.” Allen isn’t just throwing shade; he’s tossing the whole storm.

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The man is borderline furious with the Commanders. Buckle up, because it looks like the football rollercoaster just hit a loop-de-loop.

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The post further read, “1000%. I’d be lying if I said I didn’t. I play this game to win and I would love to win here for sure but I want to win first and foremost. So that’s always going to be at the front and center of my mind and everything I’m going to be doing in my career is going to make sure I’ll have an opportunity to win. The Commanders haven’t had a 10-win season since @RGIII ’s rookie year in 2012.”

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Jonathan Allen has been carrying the weight of a disappointing season on his shoulders. Production’s on the downswing, and the teammates haven’t exactly been throwing touchdowns left and right. Mix that with the looming specter of big changes, and you’ve got a recipe for gridiron drama.

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As we dive into the unknown, one thing’s crystal clear: Allen’s future is hanging in the balance. A complete rebuild is on the horizon, and with it comes the looming question — what’s next for our powerhouse defender?

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Jhelum Mehta

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