"I just want to show the coaching staff why they drafted me, why I was their No. 1 guy on the board, and come in and prove my point, make the 53-man roster and go from there," Allen said. "It's an honor. It's a blessing knowing that all the hard work I put in throughout the years up to here is paying off. I didn't even know they were looking at me, and it was a blessing to have the opportunity to get that phone call."