EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Put another mark on Josh Allen’s growth chart as an NFL quarterback. This was a big jump from a week ago. It’s the sort of step you make in proving you have the goods to be a franchise talent. “Oh, he balled out,” Buffalo Bills veteran running back Frank Gore said of Allen’s performance in Sunday’s 28-14 victory against the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium. The numbers weren’t staggering, but were good: 19 completions in 30 attempts (63.3 percent) for 253 yards and a touchdown. He also ran seven times for 21 yards, including a six-yard TD. Allen is the first Bills quarterback since Jim Kelly to have seven consecutive 200-yard passing games. But Allen’s most impressive stat was the zero in the turnover column. While playing here a week ago, he had a hand in giving the New York Jets the ball four times in the first half. It took a stellar defensive effort to allow the Bills to overcome the mistakes for a one-point win. It also took Allen finding his composure in the final two quarters. On Sunday, he was poised and ready to deliver from the very start. “The fact that… Read full this story
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