Payments basic supervisor Brandon Beane has one critique for his star quarterback.
After a season-ending loss to the Bengals within the divisional spherical of the playoffs earlier this month, Beane mentioned he needs to see Josh Allen take fewer hits in 2023.
“The one factor I’d get on to him is he’s bought too many bruises on him,” Beane mentioned, via the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle. “And we’ve started working on taking much less hits. That’s the one cause I’m going to ever criticize Josh is simply take much less hits.”
Beane’s evaluation got here after Allen had a career-high 124 speeding makes an attempt this season, giving him 546 complete carries in 5 seasons with Buffalo. The 26-year-old quarterback additionally took 33 sacks, the second-most in his profession.
The Payments ranked seventh within the league in speeding yards per sport this season, with 762 yards coming from Allen.
That is the second straight 12 months the Payments misplaced within the divisional spherical and the fourth consecutive season they misplaced within the playoffs. Buffalo confronted Kansas Metropolis within the divisional spherical final 12 months, dropping 42-36 in an extra time shootout.
For a workforce that entered the season with Tremendous Bowl aspirations, the Payments must diversify their run sport and shield their beginning quarterback in any respect prices.
Allen is beneath contract with the Payments by 2028.