Bills coach Sean McDermott opens up about Josh Allen
Josh Allen is the Buffalo Bills’ quarterback of the future. That much has been secured for now, as the No. 7 overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft helped lead his team back to the postseason last year. But that doesn’t mean that he is a complete product already.
“Most times, how the quarterback goes is how the team goes.”
The running game has proven to be an integral part of Allen’s arsenal, but it was the development of his passing game last season that helped Buffalo finish with double-digit wins for the first time since 1999. After throwing just 10 touchdowns and 12 interceptions as a rookie in 2018, Allen flipped the script and slung 20 touchdowns to only nine interceptions last year.
Fortuitously enough for Buffalo, they find themselves without having to face future Hall of Fame quarterback Tom Brady twice per season any longer in the wake of his departure to Tampa Bay. While there are always myriad factors that make up an entire NFL regular season, the Bills certainly feel primed to seriously compete for a division crown for the first time in almost two decades.
If Allen can keep making those significant strides that McDermott referenced, he could not only become the best signal-caller in the AFC East but could help Buffalo carve out its niche as a top-flight team.