Big day for Josh Allen propels Bills to win over Jets

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The bad news for Bills quarterback Josh Allen on Sunday was that he lost a pair of fumbles.

The good news was almost everything else that happened for the the third-year starter. Allen set a career high with 312 passing yards, threw for two scores and ran for another in a 27-17 Bills win.

Allen was 33-of-46 on his way to his new yardage milestone and showed a strong connection with wide receiver Stefon Diggs in their first game together since Diggs joined the team in an offseason trade. Diggs finished with eight catches and eight players caught passes from Allen over the course of the afternoon.

The quarterback also led the team with 12 carries for 59 yards in what looked like the kind of outing the Bills would sign up for on a weekly basis if the fumbles weren’t a part of it.

Jets head coach Adam Gase probably won’t be signing up for more of the same. The Jets Offense was pathetic to start the game and never caught fire until garbage time. Their touchdowns came when Jamison Crowder broke a short pass for a 69-yard score and on a two-yard Josh Adams run that cut their deficit to 10 points with 54 seconds left in the game.

Sam Darnold threw an interception, tight end Chris Herndon fumbled and running back Le'Veon Bell left with a hamstring injury to add injury to the insults the Bills heaped upon them. They also committed nine penalties for nine yards and will have to hope for a better day against the 49ers in Week Two.

The Bills will be on the road for the first time and they’ll look to go 2-0 in the AFC East by beating the Dolphins.

25 responses to “Big day for Josh Allen propels Bills to win over Jets

  1. Allen is going to have a BIG 3rd year. Except for a couple of miscues, he looked phenomenal out there. He really spread it around & still had 8 hook-ups w/ Diggs.

    Bills are a really balanced team….

  2. “Bills fans acting like they won the Super Bowl, you beat the Jets”

    Where are they acting like that?

    It’s a 1st week win. I’ll definitely celebrate because it’s fun to win, but I’ll be on to the next game by tomorrow.

    You must be a Pats fan. They get absolutely no joy from regular season wins anymore. I guess I’m supposed to envy that.

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    patsfan4lifesbchamps says:
    September 13, 2020 at 4:45 pm

    It’s looking more and more like Josh Allen > Sam Darnold
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    and also looking like Allen > Mayfield and Allen >>> Rosen

  4. Ummc he fumbled twice which is becoming a horrible pattern.

    And, it’s the Jests. Not much to see there. In essence, he sucks.

  5. Nine penalties for nine yards? Lol

    Not true, touchback. You see the game? It was never close, despite the final score. The Bills thrashed the Jets at home, and that was WITH the miscues, which, in addition to the fumbles, were two missed easy field goals by Bass and a wide open John Brown who Josh Allen inexplicably missed in the end zone. And it still wasn’t even close

  6. C’MON MAN, it’s the Jets I don’t see them winning a single game before week 10!
    I wouldn’t read to much into this win.

  7. Gotta admit, you Josh Allen haters have no quit to you! I guess next weeks narrative will be “C’mon! It’s the Dolphins! Don’t read too much into it!

    Laughable bunch..

  8. “Not much to see and yet you people up there act like you arrived. You’ll lose next week.”

    LOL

    Salty.

    We have arrived. Score wasn’t really indicative of the game. The Bills dominated every phase.

    I hope you continue to write Allen off. He’s legit.

  9. touchback6 says:

    And, it’s the Jests. Not much to see there. In essence, he sucks
    ———
    Darnold and Mayfield wished they sucked as bad.

  10. I am 100% fine with this result.
    Allen made enough plays to confirm what we all wanted to see.
    Yet, there were enough mistakes and missed opportunities to keep the team level headed and humble. This game easily should have been 56-10. The Bills co trolled the ball 40 of 60 minutes.

    Barely Won?!! Lol OK 👌

  11. billzondarise says:
    September 13, 2020 at 5:27 pm
    Gotta admit, you Josh Allen haters have no quit to you! I guess next weeks narrative will be “C’mon! It’s the Dolphins! Don’t read too much into it!

    Laughable bunch..
    ______________________________

    Actually what was laughable was the Bills went out and got a deep ball threat for a QB that complete’s less than 8% of passes over 25yds, WHY?

    BTW what was Allen’s longest completion today, not the longest gain his longest throw, 20yds?

    I remember when you Bills fans claimed Brady was a dink and dunk passer and now you have a QB that can ONLY complete dinks and dunks and you praise him, NOW THAT’S WHAT’S FUNNY, HYPOCRITES!

  12. “Actually what was laughable was the Bills went out and got a deep ball threat for a QB that complete’s less than 8% of passes over 25yds, WHY?

    BTW what was Allen’s longest completion today, not the longest gain his longest throw, 20yds?

    I remember when you Bills fans claimed Brady was a dink and dunk passer and now you have a QB that can ONLY complete dinks and dunks and you praise him, NOW THAT’S WHAT’S FUNNY, HYPOCRITES!”

    Translation: I was way wrong about Allen.

    And he had some great 20-30 yarders today. Hardly dink & dunk.

    Sorry it didn’t work out for you.

  13. Steve Cunningham says:

    Actually what was laughable was the Bills went out and got a deep ball threat for a QB that complete’s less than 8% of passes over 25yds, WHY?

    BTW what was Allen’s longest completion today, not the longest gain his longest throw, 20yds?

    I remember when you Bills fans claimed Brady was a dink and dunk passer and now you have a QB that can ONLY complete dinks and dunks and you praise him, NOW THAT’S WHAT’S FUNNY, HYPOCRITES!
    —————–
    Diggs. WR1 8/86
    Brown. WR2 6/70
    Beasley.WR3 4/58

    Plus 5 other receivers caught passes and NO Ints. Doesn’t get distributed much better than that. I don’t care if it was the Jets. I can only imagine all the criticism if the Bills lost that game. They did what you’re supposed to do to lesser teams. Keep wishing for the regression but unfortunately for you guys he just keeps improving. The kid’s a player who wants to win.

  14. Bills were on their way to a 40 pt victory until Allen fumbled the 2nd time. He better protect that ball some more.

  15. Greg Williams going with the “make Allen throw” game plan that has worked before. Outside of the 3 throws I could count, including a horrible miss in the endzone, he was …wait for it…accurate.

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