Josh Allen: We’ve got the highest expectations out of anybody

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After falling to the Chiefs in a thriller during last season’s divisional round, the Bills are considered one of the league’s top contenders to win the Super Bowl in 2022.

But even with the team’s high expectations, the players aren’t putting undue pressure on themselves.

That’s according to quarterback Josh Allen, who pointed to the leadership among the players as a reason why the Bills can handle what’s to come over the next few months.

“I think the locker room and the guys that we have do such a good job of communicating and putting our expectations out there,” Allen said during the team’s minicamp this month. “And, again, we’ve got the highest expectations out of anybody. I know you can look at the media, you can hear different word after different word, and different thought after different thought. But we’re here for one goal and that’s to win a world championship. So we’re trying to do everything we can do.

“We’re not putting too much pressure on us because we know what to expect. But in terms of going out there and executing, we’re just trying to get better and play the best football we can play.”

Offensively, Buffalo finished last season third in points and fifth in yards. Defensively, the team was first in points allowed and yards allowed.

With the club adding edge rusher Von Miller, re-upping receiver Stefon Diggs, and getting another year of growth out of Allen, there’s plenty of reason to think the Bills could be the team to beat in the AFC this year.

34 responses to “Josh Allen: We’ve got the highest expectations out of anybody

  1. 13 seconds. Just an all time collapse for a supposed SB lock. Please. I just can’t imagine thinking you’re some juggernaut rife with overconfidence, only to add to the choke trophy case.

    their best window was last year

    the afc is really deep so there is no real favorite like Cincy proved last year

  2. It’s okay to feel that, but as a leader it’s better to take on the underdog role. He should have said all the pressure is on Cincy, KC, or Rams. An inexperienced team that just won their division for the first time in recent memory just put a huge gorilla on their back

  3. gotitan says:
    June 24, 2022 at 11:17 am
    Titans>Bills

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    The days of there being a juggernaut are over. There really is no one team in either conference.

    This is why Goodell and the onwners made up lies to cheat the Patriots. It’s why Goodell was hired after NE formed the first dynasty. It’s simply bad for business.

    They don’t want star teams, they want star players like the NBA has. The NBA has better returns than the NFL and the NBA is clearly a worse product.

    There is way more money to be had in the nfl’s formula with complete parity as opposed to people being sick of seeing the same team or teams on theit tv screens every January.

  4. An epic collapse, say like allowing your playoff appointment to score a touchdown on every single possession & never punting?! You mean like that?

  5. There’s more than one way to skin a cat, some people talk the talk then walk the walk, others walk and don’t talk.

    He’s talking it, let’s see if he can walk it…

  6. Everyone has high expectations in June. But it’s still the Bills division to lose, much like it was for the Patriots all those years. Why is there only ever one good team in the AFC East?

  7. Then the season starts, and they lose some close games, and then the blame game begins. The Bills have won NOTHING for how long? They’ll be back to looking up at the Patriots this year. Yea that’s right I said it

  8. After a couple of decades of being an afterthought in the NFL, it’s kind of cool to be the favorite.

    The AFC is stacked, but Allen is ready to take that next step. Sorry, doubters – the “window” is open for as long as he’s taking snaps.

  9. So many fans living in the past..
    New year, new players. My money is on the Bills.

  10. It’s June. A month from Training camp even starting. One thing no one can argue is that the Bills have one of the top 3 rosters in the NFL. Top 5 offense last year and #1 defense. And they will be better with their additions. AFC is loaded but their the best team on paper in the AFC. If you disagree your not being objective. It would be silly & just speculation to crown a Super Bowl Champ in June. But they have a great shot if they stay healthy.

  11. The AFC is gonna be tough — if the Bills make the SB, they will have earned it.

  12. Bills won’t win the AFCE, still can’t believe they lost
    with 13 seconds left??
    All they had to do was hold the Chiefs at the line of scrimmage
    take the penalty and the clock runs out.

  13. “Bills won’t win the AFCE”
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    Sure, they will. Barring something unforeseen, no other team in the division is that close yet.

    Maybe in the years ahead the Jets will get there.

  14. touchback6 says:
    June 24, 2022 at 11:49 am
    gotitan says:
    June 24, 2022 at 11:17 am
    Titans>Bills

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    … They don’t want star teams, they want star…
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    Sounds like you are mad the patriots no longer have the biggest star anymore. You can thank bill belichick for that. If Kraft would have know belichick would be 1-4 vs. Buffalo post-TB12 maybe he would have chosen brady instead.

  15. This kind of talk is usually followed by disappointment.

    Better for Allen to just keep his mouth shut, button his chin strap, and play his heart out than it is for him to yap like this and screw with the psyche of his team and the fan base. Yeah, the expectations were already there, but continually reminding everyone of them is just stupid.

    This kind of thing matters to guys who think it matters…and almost of them do in today’s twitter-driven, he-said-she-said world.

  16. touchback6 says:
    June 24, 2022 at 11:14 am
    13 seconds. Just an all time collapse for a supposed SB lock. Please. I just can’t imagine thinking you’re some juggernaut rife with overconfidence

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    After what Josh Allen and the Bills did to our defense one would think you would show some humility

  17. The Bills are rated way to high, does everyone but me forget they lost their OC? So they will take a step back for at least one season!

    Out in the 1st round of the Playoffs and that’s if they even make it.

  18. How many times? How many times? The disappointment is almost palpable. This guy has talent out the wazoo and to see it squandered like that.

  19. nhpats2011 says:
    June 24, 2022 at 3:19 pm
    touchback6 says:
    June 24, 2022 at 11:14 am
    13 seconds. Just an all time collapse for a supposed SB lock. Please. I just can’t imagine thinking you’re some juggernaut rife with overconfidence

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    After what Josh Allen and the Bills did to our defense one would think you would show some humility

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    You would think after NE spiit with them, you might do the same, on top of 20 years of destruction of the Bills.

    Good lord, if the best you and the Bills have is one blowout win during a rebuild with a rookie qb, it’s long way down for Buffalo and their assumptions it’s their time just because.

    Buffalo CHOkED, so what good is their win vs NE? Are you honestly this embarrassing as a fake Pats fan? Enough already. So obtuse.

    Buffalo CHOKED in horrendous fashion the very next week.

    We know you and “patssbdynasty” guy are poseurs. Just drop the schtick.

  20. LOL!!!

    Epic tantrum, touchback. I expect several more over the next few months.

  21. Buffalo might have the best roster top to bottom. They also have an elite QB. Yeah. I’d have high expectations, too. I’d be thinking the super bowl was ours. Josh Allen is as sincere as they come. He’s still very young and continues to get better.

  22. I love hearing Pats fans post-dynasty.
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    This place used to be overrun with Patriot fans insulting everyone. Now 7/8 of them are gone. Exactly how I predicted.

  23. I love hearing Pats fans post-dynasty.

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    At least there was a dynasty….Bills fans will never experience anything like it

  24. billsrthefuture says:
    June 24, 2022 at 9:06 pm
    I love hearing Pats fans post-dynasty.
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    They still have 6 rings, how many do you have?

  25. dales says:
    June 25, 2022 at 7:45 pm
    billsrthefuture says:
    June 24, 2022 at 9:06 pm
    I love hearing Pats fans post-dynasty.
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    They still have 6 rings, how many do you have?
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    My dog’s better than your dog.

  26. The only think I love more than hearing Pats fans post-dynasty is hearing Pats fans sound exactly like Yankees fans.

    6 is the new 27. I really crack up at those comments.

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