While most of the remaining NFL teams kick off their season Sunday, it will be tough for them to match what the Buffalo Bills were able to accomplish on Thursday night against the Los Angeles Rams.
It was an impressive performance on both sides of the ball as they begin their journey to hopefully a Super Bowl title at the end of this season. When looking back at their Week 1 game, these were five stats that stood out.
5 impressive stats for the Buffalo Bills from Week 1 against the Rams
Josh Allen also sets an NFL record with Week 1 performance
Josh Allen accomplished something that has never been done in the NFL dating back to 1950. According to Pro Football Reference, Josh Allen is the only player to have at least three career games with 250 or more passing yards, three or more passing touchdowns, 50 or more rushing yards, and a rushing touchdown.
In the game against the Rams, Allen would finish with 297 passing yards, three passing touchdowns, 56 rushing yards, and one rushing touchdown.
The two other times he has been able to surpass those marks were in 2019 against the Miami Dolphins and then last year against the Kansas City Chiefs. He is certainly a dynamic quarterback as he can beat teams on the ground or through the air. The development he has made as a passer is unprecedented and leads into the next stat.