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Buffalo Rumblinks, 9/21: Another AFC Offensive Player of the Week for Josh Allen

Plus, why Buffalo’s defensive line helped fuel the Bills’ dominant defensive performance vs. Las Vegas

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The Buffalo Bills saw the bad Josh Allen in a season-opening loss to the New York Jets, with the dynamic quarterback tossing three interceptions and losing a crucial fumble.

In Week 2, the good Josh Allen showed up, with Allen throwing for three touchdowns and no interceptions in a dominant offensive performance as the Bills trounced the Las Vegas Raiders 38-10 in their home opener.

Today’s edition of Buffalo Rumblinks leads off with the news that, for the 11th time in his young Bills career, Josh Allen was honored by the AFC as its Offensive Player of the Week.

Another AFC Offensive Player of the Week for Josh Allen

Buffalo’s talented QB threw three passing touchdowns and completed more than 80% of his passes in a home-opening win over the Las Vegas Raiders, rebounding from a four-turnover performance in a season-opening loss vs. the New York Jets to win his 11th AFC Offensive Player of the Week award.

Final thoughts from Buffalo’s win over Raiders

Read how Josh Allen was flawless while the Bills employed 12 personnel (two-tight-end sets), how starting right tackle Spencer Brown limited Raiders’ edge rusher Maxx Crosby, how Buffalo’s defensive dominance began with its defensive line, and more!

LB Christian Kirksey retires; A.J. Klein returns

Bills practice squad linebacker Christian Kirksey has informed the team that he intends to retire, while longtime linebacker A.J. Klein has returned to the team, signing to the practice squad.

12 former Bills among Pro Football HOF nominees

There are 12 former Bills listed among the 173 modern-era nominees for the Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2024. Among the nominees: OL Ruben Brown, LBs Cornelius Bennett, London Fletcher, Bryce Paup, and Takeo Spikes, and punter Brian Moorman.

Even more Bills news

Find out which four Bills sat out Wednesday’s practice session, hear from Raiders wide receiver Davante Adams on why he felt Buffalo safety Taylor Rapp delivered an “unnecessary” hit in Las Vegas’ loss to the Bills, see where Josh Allen ranks among the leading MVP candidates, and more!

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