Buffalo Bills: Josh Allen has the highest throw power in Madden 21
It appears the latest version of Madden has made it clear they believe that Josh Allen has the strongest arm in the NFL.
Next month, EA Sports will be releasing their latest version of Madden and rankings are started to slowly leak out. One of those rankings recently was throw power among quarterbacks and it appears Madden has settled the argument, for at least this year, of who has the stronger arm between Buffalo Bills‘ quarterback Josh Allen and Kansas City Chiefs’ quarterback Patrick Mahomes.
It was actually Josh Allen who was given the 99, the highest rating a player can get in any category, for throw power while Mahomes came in second at 97.
The competition between the two quarterbacks has been talked about pretty frequently, and even mentioned by both quarterbacks. Last year, Allen challenged Patrick Mahomes to a distance throwing competition on Barstool Sports and Mahomes certainly appeared up to the challenge.
While there is no question that Patrick Mahomes is the best quarterback in the league right now, and he was recently rewarded as such with a 10-year deal with the Chiefs, the battle between Allen and Mahomes is likely very close when looking at just arm strength.
Earlier this offseason, Bills safety Jordan Poyer was even asked who has the strongest arm in the NFL and he said it was actually his teammate Josh Allen. He did say he would put Patrick Mahomes in the same discussion but Poyer said he saw the Bills quarterback throw a ball “80-something yards.”
Even after Allen and Mahomes, the AFC East actually ends up having two more quarterbacks in the Top 10 in this category. Joining Josh Allen is recently signed New England Patriots quarterback Cam Newton and New York Jets backup Joe Flacco.
While Josh Allen could improve on some of his accuracy, there is no question that having a strong arm is a key when playing in Western New York in those winter months.