Josh Allen says he was ‘too aggressive’ in erratic showing vs. Steelers

Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen entered Week 1 of the 2021 NFL Season with sky-high expectations. Coming off an MVP-caliber season that earned him a $258 million contract, Allen was expected to pick up where he left off from last year’s regular season. But instead, the 25-year old looked like the erratic passer we last saw in the AFC Championship Game in Sunday’s loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers. Allen was inconsistent and rather disappointing in Buffalo’s 23-16 loss to the Steelers, completing 30-of-51 passes for 270 yards and one touchdown, adding 44 rushing yards on nine carries. He fumbled twice, losing one during a T.J. Watt sack. Mitch Morse says T.J. Watt’s demolition of Bills OL a great ‘gut-check’ Allen, who was under pressure for most of the game, seemingly tried to do too much, forcing passes that simply weren’t there. And when the deep plays were there, he missed them. Following the game, Allen spoke to the media and took the blame for the loss, saying that he was too aggressive at times and possibly had some first-game jitters to shake off. “We go into each game expecting to win, but we understand that it’s a long season,” Allen said … Continue reading Josh Allen says he was ‘too aggressive’ in erratic showing vs. Steelers