Jared Allen heading to Bears

Updated: March 27, 2014, 10:59 AM ET
By Ben Goessling | ESPN.com

Jared Allen has a new home, and the defensive end will continue to chase many of the same quarterbacks he's pursued for the past six years.

The Chicago Bears agreed to terms with Allen on a four-year deal, the team announced Wednesday. Allen told ESPN NFL Insider Ed Werder in a text that "the Bears came in last minute and everything worked out."

Allen also released a statement Wednesday, thanking the Minnesota Vikings and addressing his future in Chicago.

"I'd ...

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