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The Buffalo Bills head into this Sunday's road game against the New England Patriots with no chance of making the playoffs. Despite that sad reality for Bills' fans, analyst Matt Sabuda believes the team has a great opportunity this weekend. The Bills could deliver a blow to the Patriots pursuit of home-field advantage in the playoffs. The game also offers rookie quarterback Josh Allen a chance to show his progress against a traditional NFL power.


Rookie quarterback Josh Allen continues to excite fans with athletic runs and his strong arm. With Sunday's performance against the Jets, Allen became just the fourth player in Buffalo Bills history to rush for 95 yards or more in three consecutive games, joining Fred Jackson, Thurman Thomas and O.J. Simpson on that list. Of course, the effort wasn't enough as the Bills lost Sunday to the New York Jets, 27-23.  Allen took a step back, says analyst Matt Sabuda, who believes the quarterback would be better served to use his running ability to establish a more effective passing game.


It's the first of what many fans hope will be many meetings between quarterbacks Josh Allen and Sam Darnold. The rookies are scheduled to face each other for the first time this Sunday when the Buffalo Bills host the New York Jets. As analyst Matt Sabuda points out, Darnold has stumbled since a strong start to his first NFL season. For Allen, it's been a different story. His mixed start to the year included some awful performances, but Allen's play in the last two weeks compares favorably to some of the league's best quarterbacks.


Analyst Matt Sabuda is looking beyond the final, 21-17, score in the Buffalo Bills' loss Sunday to the Miami Dolphins. "I have to say as someone who wants to see Buffalo sports thrive, I was thrilled with yesterday." Specifically, Sabuda was impressed with the performance of rookie quarterback Josh Allen. Allen threw for 231 yards and set a team rushing record for a quarterback by running for 135 yards.

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Josh Allen scored the go-ahead touchdown on a 14-yard run in the fourth quarter, and the Bills beat the Jaguars 24-21 on Sunday in a game marred by a fight that led to the ejections of Jacksonville running back Leonard Fournette and Buffalo defensive end Shaq Lawson.

It was ten months ago when the Buffalo Bills and the Jacksonville Jaguars met in the AFC playoffs. Now, the teams continue their disappointing seasons when they meet Sunday at New Era Field. Both come into the game with 3-7 records and only slim chances of returning to the postseason. As analyst Matt Sabuda points out, Sunday also marks a pair of returns: former Bills coach Doug Marrone makes his first appearance in Buffalo since becoming Jacksonville's head coach; and rookie quarterback Josh Allen is expected to return to his starting role for the Bills.

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On a day Houston quarterback Deshaun Watson wasn't at his best, the defense helped the Texans pull out another win. Johnathan Joseph's 28-yard interception return for a touchdown with 1:23 remaining lifted the Texans to their third straight victory, a 20-13 win over the Buffalo Bills on Sunday.

The Buffalo Bills shocked the football world with Sunday's dominant 27-6 victory over the heavily-favored Minnesota Vikings. WBFO Bills analyst Matt Sabuda came away impressed by the performance of rookie quarterback Josh Allen.


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Josh Allen played with the poise of a well-seasoned quarterback for the Buffalo Bills by accounting for three touchdowns in his first road start in the NFL. Allen made Minnesota's Kirk Cousins look like the raw rookie in a stunning 27-6 upset of the Vikings on Sunday afternoon.

Melvin Gordon matched a career high by scoring three touchdowns, and the Los Angeles Chargers defeated Buffalo 31-20 in manhandling the anemic Bills during rookie quarterback Josh Allen's debut as a starter.

The decision to start rookie Josh Allen has sparked hope and concern among Buffalo Bills fans. As analyst Matt Sabuda points out, Allen possesses "jaw-dropping athleticism," but his "uneven performance" in relief of Nathan Peterman last week has worked to temper expectations. If the Bills are to contend with the Chargers in Sunday's home opener, Sabuda says the Bills game plan will need to rely upon running back LeSean McCoy.


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Rookie quarterback Josh Allen will start for the Buffalo Bills in Sunday's home opener against the Los Angeles Chargers.

The Buffalo Bills selection of Wyoming quarterback Josh Allen has sparked widespread reaction--a loud portion of which has been negative. Analyst Matt Sabuda offers a more measured response on a special edition of WBFO's Beyond the Playbook.  While factoring in the many negatives found on Allen's resume', Sabuda sees the selection as "a high risk for a team that needs a high reward."


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The Buffalo Bills spent last year trading for future picks to have versatility in the 2018 NFL draft.  Thursday night they traded two second-round picks to select who they believe will be their franchise quarterback.