Josh Allen is “anxious to get back out there”

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Bills quarterback Josh Allen was a limited participant in practice on Wednesday and was spotted throwing the ball with his injured right elbow wrapped during the portion of the session open to the media.

Wednesday’s practice was Allen’s second since he suffered the injury and he said he “felt good throwing the ball.” Allen was also feeling good about his progress before he got hurt in a game against the Texans and said Wednesday that he hopes the time off won’t cause him to backtrack on that growth.

“Things were just starting to slow down for me, so I’m anxious to get back out there and see if that continues,” Allen said, via the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle. “With the help of [those around me], I think it will.”

Allen hasn’t been ruled out for this weekend’s game against the Jets, although signs have pointed to him remaining out through the Week 11 bye in order to make sure he’s as healthy as possible when he returns to action. If he does, Allen said he believes his time on the bench has “definitely helped me and I think it’ll make me an improved quarterback in the long run.”

That would be an ideal development for the Bills, although it is still unclear when that feeling will be tested on the field.

29 responses to “Josh Allen is “anxious to get back out there”

  1. Dude is a Bust and the entire NFL world knew this kid would be a bust, everyone except for the BIlls GM Beane that is. Allen is extremely inaccurate, cannot hit the ocean from the beach , cannot read coverage, his mechanics and footwork are an utter mess under pressure, Allen is still A MASSIVE project QB who has no business starting NFL games right now and that is clear as day when u watch this kid on tape. Given all of the draft capital the Bill’s GM used in order to move up in the draft to be in a place to land a top QB he deserves to be fired after this season missing this big on a QB, especially when a clearly FAR FAR SUPERIOR QB Prospect was still on the board in Josh Rosen when u picked this bum Allen. Josh Allen reminds so much of Blaine Gabbert when he came out albeit a much less polished version as both are big athletic fast QB”s with HUGE arms who fold under pressure staring at the pass rush instead of keeping eyes downfield, they have so many similaities as rookies. The Selection of Josh Allen has set the Bills back 3-5yrs as a franchise as the kid cant play.

  2. Brandon Beane & Sean Mcdermott have made the Bills the biggest mess in the NFL…..send them both to the CFL for remedial coaching & GM Time……

  3. I think he had flashed more than the other rookie QBs I just hope he doesn’t get ruined behind that line. Alabama easily has a better receiving Corp and probably better running backs too. I would sit him until week 16 or 17 and lock in the top 2 draft picks

  4. The O line is slow but big and strong, you can run around them not through them, step up into the pocket and make plays whether it be with his feet or arm, the reason Josh Allen got hurt seemed to be a fluke, not like the line just got ran over and they crushed him, when he was injured a lineman just ran into him after he released a throw, didn’t even knock him down, but it looks like his helmet hit Allen in the exact wrong place and injured his LCL. Don’t rush him back, and with the way the other rookie QB’s are playing, excluding maybe Baker Mayfield, Josh Allen might not be better than the other QB’s drafter early. If we can design an offense and bring talent to take advantage of Allen’s mobility and wicked arm he can probably do well here. After watching Derek Anderson and extended Nathan Petemran action this season I believe Allen is the best option for this offensive offense.

  5. The Bills offense is a mess – they need 4-5 new linemen, 2-3 new receivers (Kelvin Benjamin is so slow that if he was any slower, he’d be going backwards), and a running back to replace the aging McCoy. All of that combined with the Peterman, Anderson, Barkley and ‘rookie project QB with potential’ merry-go-round – it’s no wonder the Bills offense is last in the league for scoring and total yardage and second last for passing – sad but true for the Big Bad Blue…

  6. @unclebluck says:
    November 8, 2018 at 9:48 am
    Bills tickets are going for $7.00 on stub hub……
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    I paid $38 (RESALE) for Cowboys/Titans tickets. It was worth every penny to see them lose!!

  7. Dude is a Bust and the entire NFL world knew this kid would be a bust, everyone except for the BIlls GM Beane that is. Allen is extremely inaccurate, cannot hit the ocean from the beach , cannot read coverage, his mechanics and footwork are an utter mess under pressure, Allen is still A MASSIVE

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    You sound like someone who is extremely salty that his team didn’t draft Josh Allen. The hate is sooooo clear and evident. That “can’t hit the ocean from the beach” quote is so ridiculously old. Can you not be original at all?? Josh Allen is a ROOKIE and considering he came from a small school and needed some work, he’s played decently. Rosen is sooooo much better? Have you watched the Cardinals games? Allen has struggled, Rosen has struggled, Darnold has struggled and Mayfield has struggled. They’ve also have had some successes as well. So stop with the piling on. It makes you look like a weakling. No one will know about any of these QB’s until a few years from now. Judging from how many thumbs downs you’ve gotten, i’d say the majority of PFT agrees. STOP HATING!!

  8. Trust me Allen, I think most people are hoping you get back out there, especially Bills Mafia, if not only because they don’t want to see the Peter Man back on the field ever unless your the other teams Defense

  9. billsfan4life says:
    November 8, 2018 at 10:27 am
    Dude is a Bust and the entire NFL world knew this kid would be a bust, everyone except for the BIlls GM Beane that is. Allen is extremely inaccurate, cannot hit the ocean from the beach , cannot read coverage, his mechanics and footwork are an utter mess under pressure, Allen is still A MASSIVE

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    You sound like someone who is extremely salty that his team didn’t draft Josh Allen. The hate is sooooo clear and evident. That “can’t hit the ocean from the beach” quote is so ridiculously old. Can you not be original at all?? Josh Allen is a ROOKIE and considering he came from a small school and needed some work, he’s played decently. Rosen is sooooo much better? Have you watched the Cardinals games? Allen has struggled, Rosen has struggled, Darnold has struggled and Mayfield has struggled. They’ve also have had some successes as well. So stop with the piling on. It makes you look like a weakling. No one will know about any of these QB’s until a few years from now. Judging from how many thumbs downs you’ve gotten, i’d say the majority of PFT agrees. STOP HATING!!
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    You think i’m salty my team couldnt draft Josh freaking Allen? You have to be freaking kidding me? No Cardinals fan I know of wanted Josh Allen because everyone could see what was coming, the dude is terrible and is not ready to play at this level. Josh Rosen has struggled in one game where Arizona got beat him up in the Denver game, but Josh Rosen has gotten better every singe game and has done many very good things showing he can play at this level such as in his debut setting Pro Football Focus’s record posting the highest grade by a rookie QB in his debut EVER posting a grade of 89.5 & an ESPN QBR of 80.5. One week ago Josh Rosen became the youngest QB in NFL History to bring his team back in the 4th quarter while atleast down by 2 scores & the first rookie since Andrew Luck ( Who Rosen was compared to regarded as the best pure passer to come out of college since Andrew Luck leading up to the draft) to do so going 12 of 18 for 150YDs in the 4th quarter with 2TDs/0INTs including throwing for a 2pt conversion to Larry Fitzgerald hitting 9 different WR’s. Josh Rosen leads all rookie QB’s via ESPN QBR rating and according Pro Football Focus has made more Big Time Throws and Tight Window Precision throws than any other of the rookie QB’s since taking over in week 4 and that’s all with the WORST OL in the NFL & not much help around him. Once he gets some weapons around him and a good offensive line in front of him with Arizona having $90M+ in cap space this off-season while picking very high in the draft he will make a big jump in year 2 and will be a top QB in the NFL for a long time to come.

    While Josh Rosen has had his struggles he’s also looked very good and has shown he belongs and can play at this level as has Baker Mayfield and Sam Darnold, the only one who hasnt and looks completely lost is Josh Allen. There is no way on gods green Earth i’d take Josh Allen over Josh Rosen I dont care if Buffalo offered a couple extra 1st round picks with him & no one else who knows the game of football & how to evaluate QB’s would either. Weekly Josh Rosen shows the ability to throwing with rhtym/timing/anticipation while throwing his receivers open all things Allen hasnt shown at this level. Josh Allen is so extremely raw its not even funny he should not be playing right now the Bills should of played a veteran QB and developed Allen, if they keep playing him he is going to become JP Losman 2.0 in Buffalo.

  10. He’s a massive bust but the fan base can’t accept that yet, The same fan base that said Nathan Peterman wasn’t as bad as everyone thought

  11. All these people calling allen a bust are conveniently forgetting that the only 2 games the Bills have won are games allen has started. They’ve gone 0-3 since his injury while scoring 1 touchdown TOTAL in those games.
    Goff went 0-7 as a rookie and averaged 155 yards passing per game that year. The jokers on these comment sections called him a bust too

  12. Kaep is better than everyone in the QB depth chart except for Allen, and may be even better than Allen. And Kaep was pretty bad in his last season with the Niners.

  13. Front office needs to be fired for putting them in this situation. Not only does Allen get thrown out there before he was ready but he gets hurt AND he’s supposed to be learning from Nathan Peterman who is statistically the worst QB in NFL history. Allen should sue the Bills for negligence.

  14. would love for them to tank. Unfortunately I think the coaching staff is just incompetent and the GM not much better, so 1. There is little hope that they will do anything useful with the draft advantage 2-14 would give them, and 2. There are enough high character, good ability guys on defense that they will always play hard, occasionally eclipsing the caabilities of the coaches (e.g., Vikings game.)

    Accurate QBs hit receivers in the best spot for the receivers to continue running or stop running advantageously. Allen makes guys join the circus about half the time. While it isn’t his fault Benjamin never fights for the ball, or position, he does the guy no favors by making him expose his ribs on every freaking throw. Dude isnt accurate enough. Dude doesn’t read coverage well enough (though faster than Peterman.) Dude isnt really as shifty as a vouple of defenders underestimating him have made it look. Dude is fast for a big QB, but he doesn’t have the freaky agility of Newton or Luck.

    This has been and will forever be a colossal waste of a draft opportunity.

  15. @hawkkiller,

    Sam Darnold is a bigger bust than Josh Allen. Allen needed to sit behind a veteran, which is puzzling why they traded Tyrod and McCarron.

  16. I have no dog in this fight, but to call him or any of the other rookie QBs a bust or a future star in this league is very premature. Jared Goff was considered a bust but his coach was a QB killer. Mariota, Winston, RG3, and Prescott looked fantastic as rookies. Now they’re looking like busts. No one will know how these QBs will do until about 5 years from now.

  17. I don’t think anyone is saying Peterman and Anderson are more talented. Their abilities are not related to Allen’s. We are saying Allen ALSO is not good. Maybe less awful than Peterman, and maybe not as errant as Anderson, but still not good.

  18. You think i’m salty my team couldnt draft Josh freaking Allen? You have to be freaking kidding me? No Cardinals fan I know of wanted Josh Allen because everyone could see what was coming, the dude is terrible and is not ready to play at this level. Josh Rosen has struggled in one game where Arizona got beat him up in the Denver game, but Josh Rosen has gotten better every singe game….

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    Hawkkiller are you Josh Rosen’s agent, Josh Rosen’s jockstrap or Josh Rosen himself? My goodness get over it. You are making yourself look worse with every word you type. And speaking of words, dude no one wants to read your novels or essays…okay? Josh Rosen this and Josh Rosen that. Stop slurping and burping. I got a few nice facts for you. The great Josh Rosen has thrown MULTIPLE pick 6’s this year, Sam Darnold has thrown MULTIPLE pick 6’s this year and Baker Mayfield has thrown a pick 6 this year. You want to know who HASN’T thrown a pick 6 this year??? I’ll let you figure that one out genius. Also, while you talk so much trash about Allen and how no Cards fan wanted him, who did the Arizona Cardinals have as their number one QB on their draft board?? That’s right it was Allen. Another thing, there was a legit report saying the Cardinals organization was ‘heartbroken’ that they couldn’t get ahead of my Bills to draft him. I don’t expect you to believe me, so go google it for yourself. You sound like a Cards fan and that’s cool. I can admit my team has been hot garbage all year…can you? Maybe if you get your face out of Rosen’s crotch you’d understand that 94/169 for 1,072 yds 5 TDS 6 INT isn’t exactly setting the world on fire. Grow up please and go color or something. Smh….kids.

  19. Everyone blames the GM and the HC, but there is more blame to go around. The Pegula’s, who bought the Sabres in 2010 also own the Bills. The first year the Pegula’s owned the Sabres was the last year the Sabres qualified for the playoffs. Let that sink in a minute. In a sport where 16 out of 31 team make the playoffs, the Pegula owned Sabres only qualified the first year of Pegula ownership. Once the Pegula’s started making decisions the Sabres became noncompetitive. The Bills have been a circus since the Pegula’s bought them, stating with Rex Ryan and continuing to today.

  20. Allen was the worst QB available in the draft and the Bills traded up for him, that’s all you need to know.

    Just lose baby.

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