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Allen wants to return to league

Updated: August 29, 2003, 8:46 AM ET
By Len Pasquarelli | ESPN.com

If erstwhile rapper Mersilis is to return to the NFL as his alter-ego James Allen, as he now intends, it won't be with the Houston Texans.

Team officials have ruled out Allen coming back to the Texans, after he announced two weeks ago that he was retiring to pursue his dream to be a rap star, and he will be forced to look elsewhere for employment.

Allen on Wednesday took the first formal step toward returning to the league, when he applied to commissioner Paul Tagliabue for reinstatement, ...

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