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News: 3 days agoAllen completed 23 of 28 passes for 260 yards with four touchdowns and two interceptions in Thursday's 31-6 win over the Saints. He also rushed eight times for 43 yards.
Spin: Coming back from a stretch where he'd thrown five interceptions over the previous three games, Allen started off the contest hot by leading a 10-play, 65-yard march that he capped off with a seven-yard touchdown toss to Dawson Knox. He eventually helmed another possession that ended in a field goal before short-circuiting the Bills' last two drives of the first half with interceptions in New Orleans territory. Allen would atone in the third quarter by leading scoring marches of 75 and 53 yards on Buffalo's first two possessions, capping those off with scoring passes to Stefon Diggs (five yards) and Knox (24 yards). Allen would eventually close out the scoring for either club with a 23-yard touchdown pass to Matt Breida, making it a stellar fantasy effort overall. While the continued turnovers are a concern, Allen heads into a Week 13 showdown with the Patriots on Monday night, Dec. 6 with plenty of momentum stemming from Thursday's effort.
ESPN Fantasy Projection: Allen was last season's top scoring fantasy QB thanks to a breakout in his third pro campaign. The 25-year-old ranked no lower than sixth among QBs in pass attempts, completions, passing yards, passing TDs, completion percentage and YPA. He also continued to deliver the goods with his legs, scoring at least eight rushing TDs for the third consecutive season. Buffalo operated the league's second pass-heaviest offense in 2020 and that philosophy doesn't figure to change much as long as Allen is under center. The 25-year-old has cemented himself as an elite fantasy QB.