“I’m proud of everybody that stepped up,” says quarterback Josh Allen after the Bills’ 32-6 win over the New York Jets.
“I’m proud of everybody that stepped up”
Less than a week ago, the Bills locker room was quiet from the outside, and nearly empty once reporters were allowed in following Buffalo’s loss to the Denver Broncos on Monday Night Football. This Sunday, music blared from inside the locker room after the Bills’ 32-6 win over the New York Jets in front of a roaring crowd at Highmark Stadium.
Validation for the Offense
After a tone-setting tackle by fullback Reggie Gilliam, who forced a fumble on the opening kickoff, the Bills did not look back, leading for the entire game after the first 90 seconds. The win was more than just a much-needed divisional win over a team that opened the season by upsetting the Bills on the road. As interim offensive coordinator Joe Brady’s first game calling the plays, the Bills win was a validating result of a long week for the offense after Ken Dorsey was relieved of his play calling duties.
Reaffirming Confidence in the Offense
Quarterback Josh Allen, who threw three interceptions in the Bills’ first game against the Jets, threw three touchdowns Sunday night – the first time he has done so in his 10 games against New York. Allen was sacked five times in September, but just once on Sunday. His lone interception came on a Hail Mary heave to end of the first half. Allen credited his teammates for their ability to rebound from the coaching change and come out with a win. “This isn’t an offense that was broken,” Allen said. “We’ve been playing close to where we need to play and…”