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Thursday, March 28, 2013
Allen signs exclusive rights tender

By Michael C. Wright

The Chicago Bears announced Thursday that reserve running back Armando Allen signed his exclusive rights tender with the team.

A two-year veteran, Allen (5-8, 190 pounds) played in 15 games last season, and ran the ball 27 times for 124 yards and a touchdown, in addition to making two catches for 16 yards. Allen also tied for fourth on the team with seven special-teams tackles.

In 17 career games with the Bears, Allen has rushed for 172 yards on 42 attempts with one touchdown.

Allen sits at No. 3 on the depth chart at running back behind Matt Forte and Michael Bush.