Buffalo Bills: 3 ways Josh Allen can shine against Patriots in Week 7

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Most NFL fans half-expected Josh Allen to put up good numbers against the now 1-5 New York Giants, whose defense has given up 28 points per game, and around 365 yards per game. However, most of this was because of the Giants' bad run defense, but doesn't mean that the Giants' pass defense is anything special, which is why people expected Allen to have a career day against them.

That turned out to be far from what happened, as Allen started the game with a lousy first half, completing only 8-17 passes, one interception, and not even scratching the century mark. Allen would do much better second half, completing 12-13 of his passes and scoring two touchdowns to help the Bills escape with a 14-9 victory.

This is two straight games where the Bills offense has looked sluggish, and most of the blame will go to Allen and Ken Dorsey. Rather than looking at who to blame for the miscues and lack of offensive productivity, it's better to look into the future and see how Allen and the offense can shine in the coming weeks.

Every NFL team doesn't want to look too far into the future, and just focus on one opponent at a time, so here are some ways that Josh Allen can shine against the Patriots.

Josh Allen needs to take what the New England Patriots give him

As of recently, Allen has been playing smart and has had a more conservative play style. 

Whether or not that has been a factor in the offense's production is the least of anyone's worries, as Allen has the highest completion percentage in the league, also leading the NFL in most total touchdowns with 16.

Allen and the offense just need to get back to their scoring ways, which is what they need to do against the Patriots. Bill Belichick is still a defensive mastermind, as all quarterbacks should always be careful when playing against a defense led by him.