The Buffalo Payments’ quarterback carousel will as soon as once more flip to Josh Allen, offered the rookie is cleared to return to the lineup.
Payments head coach Sean McDermott informed reporters Monday that Allen will likely be underneath heart for the Payments (3-7) when the crew returns from its bye week for its sport towards the Jacksonville Jaguars on Nov. 25.
“If wholesome, Josh Allen will begin after our bye week,” McDermott stated. “He is been throwing and making progress however we’ll take it at some point at a time.”
Allen, who was the seventh total choose of the 2018 NFL Draft, has been sidelined with a proper elbow harm that he sustained in a 20-13 loss at Houston on Oct. 14. The 22-year-old Allen has accomplished 75-of-139 passes for 832 yards with two touchdowns and 5 interceptions this season.
Matt Barkley accomplished 15-of-25 passes for 232 yards and two touchdowns in Buffalo’s 41-10 win over the New York Jets on Sunday.
The 28-year-old Barkley has performed in 12 NFL video games throughout his profession, finishing 174-of-291 passes for two,143 yards with 10 touchdowns and 18 interceptions.
McDermott stated Monday that the transfer to Allen is about getting reps for the rookie versus a mirrored image on Barkley.
Buffalo determined to present Barkley a shot after Nathan Peterman was ineffective in final week’s 41-9 loss versus Chicago. Derek Anderson, who performed in losses at Indianapolis on Oct. 21 and to New England on Oct. 29, is within the concussion protocol.