3 things Josh Allen can do to shine against the Houston Texans

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MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA – SEPTEMBER 19: Josh Allen #17 and Stefon Diggs #14 of the Buffalo Bills celebrate during the fourth quarter against the Miami Dolphins at Hard Rock Stadium on September 19, 2021 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images) /

Attack Early

Bills fans thought we would see a homecoming for ex-Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor, but following a hamstring injury that placed him on injured reserve, Buffalo will be facing rookie QB Davis Mills. Mills had his first start last week against Carolina and did not have a great showing. Facing another stout defense in Buffalo does not bode well for him, and if Allen and the Bills offense can get off to a quick start, this game could be decided by halftime.

If I’m Bills’ head coach Sean McDermott, and I win the coin toss, I take the ball and strike early. Justin Reid, who is arguably the best player on the Texans’ defense, is questionable for Sunday’s game with a sprained knee. Although it is likely he plays, Houston’s secondary may not be strong enough to control Diggs, Sanders, Beasley, and Co.

If Allen and the offense can put points on the board early and force Mills to throw the ball, Buffalo should have no problem containing Houston.