Report: Seahawks nearing deal with DE Jared Allen?

SEATTLE -- The Seahawks are nearing a deal with defensive end Jared Allen, ESPN.com is reporting, quoting sources.

Allen, a 10 year veteran of the league, has spent the past six seasons with the Minnesota Vikings.

Allen met with the Seahawks for a second time Thursday, but agent Ken Harris said in a text to ESPN that his client will "consider Seahawks offer along with the others, and make a decision this weekend."

Allen has 128.5 career sacks and has had double-digit sacks in each of the last seven seasons.