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Orchard Park, New York – It took Josh Allen Less than 30 minutes of the Buffalo Bills’ Week 5 match against the Pittsburgh Steelers making history.

Allen’s 348 first-half yards in a 38-3 win was the largest in a single game for a Bales player, according to Elias Sports Bureau data.

“Josh is close to setting a record in every game, and I humbly say that…” left intervention Dion Dawkins He said. “We have a great quarterback. That’s why they paid him. That’s why he’s our privilege. That’s why he’s Josh. No ego. Josh is able to do amazing things every time he touches the football and he touches the football field.”

Allen doesn’t just play well in a good attack. Of the 17 touchdowns scored by the Bales, he’s represented 16 of them, and is responsible for 83% of the team’s net yards, the highest for any player in five games in the past three seasons.

And while Allen makes an early case for MVP, crime under first year coordinator Ken Dorsey continues to improve. The Bills got another element of their attack on Sunday that they couldn’t previously do – the big pass game, which gives the opponent’s defenses another dimension to defense.

“Honestly, I felt like I missed a few throws,” Allen said after setting the records in the first half. “I was excited about some of the passes I made early in the game. I want to complete every ball. Obviously I know it’s not usually possible. But there are some things I could have done better earlier in that game.”

During the first four games of the season, Bills completed 12 passes over 20 yards, but against an injury-ravaged Steelers defense, especially in the high school, Allen completed eight such passes, including three for touchdowns. Two of those landing went to a wide receiver Gabe Davis, who has been dealing with an ankle injury for the past two weeks. In front of the Steelers, he looked healthy again – he finished with three receptions for 171 yards and two runs.

“You feel like, you know, nobody can stop you,” Davis said. “You feel like the best man on the field, and every time the ball comes your way, you’re going to play on it.”

It was no secret that the Bills struggled to get their backs running constantly; Allen led the team quickly to a four-game run. But with four touch drives playing three or fewer times against the Steelers, there was no need for a running game.

Part of the reason for the Buffalo’s deep success against Pittsburgh was Allen’s ability to beat the Steelers’ man cover. Allen saw the season-highest man’s coverage on 56% of dips and threw three touchdown passes at 12.5 yards per attempt in those plays. He finished with a 424-yard pass.

“Every team will play you differently,” wide receiver Stefon Diggs He said. “Some guys are going to call it and play, man, some guys have confidence in their buddies, and some guys want to play in the zone. Schematically, we’ve seen everything. We’ve seen the guys crawling around and we get a lot of big plays. Then we see the guys that play it, We will play in the area, make them move around the field one by one.”

Allen has 1,876 combined assists/dash and 16 combined assists/dash this season already, the third player in NFL history to do so in five games and the first since Peyton Manning’s record season in 2013. He stopped that attack, even without The game is tough because there is so much Allen and his receivers can do. Since Davis health and Diggs are also a deep threat, the Bills will be able to capitalize on singles matches.

Bills achieved this success without starting the slot receiver Isaiah Mackenziewhich stays in the concussion protocol, the tight end Dawson Knox (foot/ankle). The next Bills come very familiar with the Kansas City Chiefs (CBS, 4:25 p.m. ET) after consecutive playoff losses at Arrowhead Stadium.

Going into Monday night football against the Las Vegas Raiders, the Chiefs gave up eighth yards per attempt (6.55), but chances will be, as Kansas City allowed in the second-highest completion (72.9%). In two games last season against the Chiefs, Allen threw seven touchdowns and had no objections.

“It’s hard to win this league,” Allen said. “So, we’re going to celebrate tonight. Have fun. Go ahead tomorrow. Watch this movie and then move on to Kansas City.”

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