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Antonio Allen feeling confident

Updated: August 12, 2014, 4:16 PM ET
By Rich Cimini | ESPN.com

CORTLAND, N.Y. -- Safety Antonio Allen, moved to cornerback Monday because of a spate of injuries at the position, will start for the New York Jets Saturday night against the Cincinnati Bengals. That means it could be green on Green -- Allen covering star wide receiver A.J. Green.

So much for easing into a new position.

Coach Rex Ryan didn't offer an elaborate explanation, saying Tuesday with a laugh, "What the heck? Let's put him out there. They have a pretty decent [receiver] out ...

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