Tony Dungey says Josh Allen’s accuracy is no longer a talking point as he looks to lead the Buffalo Bills to Super Bowl glory; Watch the Bills play the Tennessee Titans live on Sky Sports NFL on Monday Night Football from 12:15 early Tuesday morning.
Hall of Famer head coach Tony Dungy says the Buffalo Bills showed the traits of a Super Bowl favorite during Thursday night’s dominant victory over the defending champion Los Angeles Rams.
Offensive coordinator Ken Dorsey scored in his first regular season appearance since taking over New York Giants head coach Brian Daball, and Rams quarterback Matthew Stafford endured a hot opening day as he was fired seven times and intercepted three times.
“They really made a statement, we were aware of their infraction and Josh Allen, they looked fantastic running football,” former Super Bowl-winning head coach Dungy told Sky Sports.
“But I was really impressed with their defensive front. Their defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier told me he was going to play some conservative covers to protect this young second player and he was counting on the front to really hold and they did a great job stopping the attack. run, rushing at the passerby, whom they caught behind Matthew Stafford.
“I thought the improvement in Buffalo’s defense really made them Super Bowl favorites.”
The Bills were 13 infamous seconds away from entering the AFC Championship game and may have been about to face the Rams in the Super Bowl last year when they saw the Kansas City Chiefs score a late field goal. sending his Divisional Round thriller into overtime, with Andy Reed’s team left 42-36 winners.
Despite the loss, this season has been the stage for Allen’s continued and monumental rise to center following the insurmountable hesitation that has met him since arriving in the NFL as a 2018 first-round pick.
Thursday night’s showcase teased an even more improved Allen as the Bills look to maximize their championship window this season. He finished the game 26 of 31 passes for 297 yards, three touchdowns and two interceptions, passing the ball 10 times for 56 yards and scoring.
“He really looks like he has the timing and chemistry with his receivers,” Dungy added. “He’s very confident with his shot, doesn’t do outlandish things, doesn’t shoot in traffic.