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Josh Allen elbow injury: arm strength doesn’t seem to be a problem

The Bills QB is back to full strength, apparently.

Matt Warren is Associate Director of NFL coverage for SB Nation and previously covered the Bills for Buffalo Rumblings for more than a decade.

Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen has sat for more than a month with a sprained elbow ligament. He practiced in a limited capacity before last Sunday’s bye week but has been full-go this week. His receivers haven’t noticed any problems with him arm strength.

Jon Scott from Spectrum News overheard this exchange at Bills practice on Wednesday, where one receiver said Allen was... ahem... throwing hard.

Allen still hasn’t been named the starter by head coach Sean McDermott, a tactic he has used all year and back into the preseason to gain a competitive edge over his opponent. Last game, the New York Jets supposedly prepared for Nathan Peterman all week only to have McDermott announce on the day before the game that Matt Barkley was starting.

Barkley and Allen are the only two healthy QBs on the roster as Peterman was released this week, which should give you an indication of Allen’s imminent return. Derek Anderson remains in the concussion protocol.