Josh Allen took a massive leap between his second and third seasons to become one of the game's brightest stars. In the last two years, he's thrown for 35+ touchdowns, 4,400+ yards, and has put up completion rates well above 60%.
Aside from his rookie year, the Buffalo Bills have won at least 10 games in each camapign Allen has been under center, paving the way for the Wyoming product to have some impressive records against his NFL foes. His play has even garnered some high praise from the league's best defender.
Weeks before the matchup, Rams’ quarterback Aaron Donald gives a hot take on his impression of Josh Allen ???? pic.twitter.com/v9vjvqBjVl— Bills Nation (@BillsNationCP) August 9, 2022
Let's take a look at Josh Allen's record against every team in the NFL.
|Team||Allen's regular season record||Allen's postseason record|
|Green Bay Packers||0-1||N/A|
|Kansas City Chiefs||1-1||0-2|
|Las Vegas Raiders||1-0||N/A|
|Los Angeles Chargers||1-1||N/A|
|Los Angeles Rams||2-0||N/A|
|New England Patriots||3-4||N/A|
|New Orleans Saints||1-0||N/A|
|New York Giants||1-0||N/A|
|New York Jets||5-2||N/A|
|San Francisco 49ers||1-0||N/A|
|Tampa Bay Buccaneers||0-1||N/A|
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Allen vs the Kansas City Chiefs
Just like the Bills, the Chiefs have a young superstar of their own in Patrick Mahomes, and the former MVP helped his club narrowly escape with a 42-36 victory to advance in the postseason.
The game marked the second time that Allen had fallen to the Chiefs, but will this year be different?
Buffalo Bills QB Josh Allen takes the unanimous QB1 spot ahead of Kansas City Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes for the 2022 NFL campaign. (via @ESPNFantasy)#NFL #ChiefsKingdom #BillsMafia #PatrickMahomes #JoshAllen pic.twitter.com/JMyQPMNfqS— Sportskeeda Pro Football (@SKProFootball) July 20, 2022
Allen vs the Miami Dolphins
Moving on to divisional opponents, Allen has had relative ease with the Miami Dolphins thus far in his career. He's dropped only two games to the Florida squad and has dominated their defense more often than not. In nine games against Miami, Allen has thrown for 23 TDs and over 2,000 yards.
Getting to see this team twice per year definitely has its perks for Allen and the Bills.
Allen vs the New England Patriots
Now that we've discussed what divisional opponent Allen has massacred, it's time to talk about the team that has provided him with the most trouble. There are two sides to this story: Allen was 0-3 against the Tom Brady-led Pats, but has since gone 3-1 after TB12 split for greener pastures.
Depending on how well Mac Jones can continue to develop, New England may be the only team that can keep Allen at bay, or he'll just continue to crush it as he has in three of the last four meetings.
- Tom Brady's record against every NFL team
- Joe Burrow's record against every NFL team
- Lamar Jackson's record against every NFL team
- Patrick Mahomes' record against every NFL team
- Dak Prescott's record against every NFL team
- Matt Ryan's record against every NFL team
- Aaron Rodgers' record against every NFL team
- Matthew Stafford's record against every NFL team
Allen vs the Minnesota Vikings
It may be hard to believe, but Allen wasn't always seen as a can't-miss superstar. In a rough rookie season with the Bills, he threw 10 TDs alongside 12 interceptions, and Buffalo went 5-6 in games he played. However, there was one game that stood out from the rest.
In the third game of the season, Allen led the Bills to a 27-6 smacking of the Minnesota Vikings, with the QB throwing for 196 yards and one TD, and rushing for two scores. Oh, and this happened:
3rd angle of the Josh Allen hurdling Anthony Barr pic.twitter.com/lAaEJZUb7Z— Dov Kleiman (@NFL_DovKleiman) September 23, 2018
Allen vs the New York Jets
We've already talked about Allen pumping the Miami Dolphins, but there is one more AFC East opponent he's enjoyed success against. Although not as dominant, Allen is 5-2 against the New York Jets, including winning the last four meetings.
With New York not exactly looking like it will light up the league this season — it's safe to assume Allen will be able to build on that record against this franchise in 2022-23.