January 17, 2022

Payments’ Allen (foot) ‘has an opportunity’ to begin Sunday

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen has a left foot sprain and is taken into account day-to-day, coach Sean McDermott mentioned Monday.

Allen suffered the damage within the fourth quarter of Buffalo’s 33-27 time beyond regulation loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday.

“We’ll simply see how he responds to therapy,” McDermott mentioned. “See what Sunday appears to be like like as we get by way of the week.”

Allen didn’t miss a snap, however he was limping all through the rest of the sport. He completed 36-of-54 for 308 yards with two touchdowns and an interception. He additionally ran for 109 yards and a speeding rating on 12 carries, the third time in his profession he has rushed for over 100 yards in a sport. All three of these video games have been losses.

The Payments’ backup quarterback is Mitchell Trubisky, a No. 2 total choose by the Chicago Bears. He landed in Buffalo after Chicago didn’t choose up his fifth-year choice. Trubisky has not but needed to play significant snaps, however he has are available in on the finish of blowout video games.

Allen has not missed a sport due to an damage since his rookie yr in 2018.

“We’re simply going to take it sooner or later at a time right here and see the place it goes,” McDermott mentioned. “I talked to the medical staff and he has an opportunity. I spoke with Josh as properly and he is in good spirits.”

Large receiver Emmanuel Sanders suffered a knee sprain within the loss to the Buccaneers and he’ll “more than likely be out this week,” McDermott mentioned. It’s thought-about a week-to-week damage.

Gabriel Davis, who caught the coach’s eye for his efforts within the loss at Tampa Bay, is anticipated to obtain extra of a job with Sanders out. Davis had 5 receptions for 43 yards and a rating Sunday.

Buffalo will meet the Carolina Panthers on Sunday. The Payments are within the hunt to safe a playoff spot over the following 4 weeks with three of their remaining 4 video games at residence.