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Buffalo Bills Links, 9/17: Josh Allen has owned the Dolphins

Plus, previews and predictions for the Week 2 clash with Miami.

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Ever since he came into the NFL as the No. 7 overall selection in the 2018 NFL Draft, quarterback Josh Allen has displayed a mastery of the Miami Dolphins.

Today’s edition of the Bills daily links leads off with why a trip to South Beach could be the perfect remedy for Allen and the Bills to get back on track following a disappointing loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers to open the 2021 season.

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Josh Allen has owned the Dolphins since entering NFL

Looking to bounce back following a deflating 23-16 setback vs. the Pittsburgh Steelers in Week 1, a date with the Miami Dolphins could be just what Josh Allen and the Bills need. Especially considering Allen is 5-1 while directing Buffalo’s offense to an average of 39 points per game during a five-game winning streak vs. Miami. Allen will look to build upon his solid numbers against the Dolphins, including 20 total touchdowns compared to only four interceptions in six career matchups.

Previews and predictions for Week 2 vs. Miami

Why Buffalo’s defense will need to both force turnovers and come up with a game plan for containing Miami’s vastly upgraded wide receiver corps if the Bills want to even their record at 1-1. Plus, sports writers offer up their storylines to watch and game predictions for this Week 2 clash.

Injury updates

While wide receiver Gabriel Davis returned to practice on Thursday, several other Bills, including defensive tackle Star Lotulelei and safety Micah Hyde were limited participants because of their injuries.

Final thoughts on loss to Steelers

From failures in the red zone to a porous offensive line that allowed T.J. Watt and Pittsburgh’s pass rush to constantly harass Josh Allen, we take one last look back at the reasons behind Buffalo’s season-opening loss.

Odds and ends

Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly offers his suggestions on what offensive coordinator Brian Daboll can do to take some of the pressure off of Josh Allen, and why the Bills need to turn to their running game for more balance. Plus, the latest news on Buffalo’s new football stadium, how the friendship between Allen and wide receiver Stefon Diggs is receiving national attention, and more!