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All aboard the hype train
For the second straight week Josh Allen has thrown for a career high in passing yards and led the Buffalo Bills to a victory over a division rival. Last week it was 300 yards and the New York Jets. This week it was 400 yards and the Miami Dolphins.
— Buffalo Rumblings (@BuffRumblings) September 21, 2020
Allen didn’t just set a career high in passing yards. He also set new career highs in passing touchdowns (4), passer rating (147.0), and yards per attempt (11.91). Through two weeks of his third NFL season it looks like Josh Allen has taken a big leap forward as a quarterback.
His performances have been so good in the first two weeks of 2020 that he has accomplished something that only three other quarterbacks have done, and those three quarterbacks have nine MVPs and nine Super Bowl wins between them. Is 2020 the year that Allen makes it ten MVPs and ten Super Bowl wins for the group below?
700+ passing yards, 6+ TDs, 0 INTs, first two weeks of a season:
Peyton Manning, 2013
Tom Brady, 2015
Patrick Mahomes, 2019
Josh Allen, 2020
— ProFootballReference (@pfref) September 20, 2020
Probably not, but it’s always fun to dream.