Josh Allen made a statement in the final game of his rookie season, leading the Bufflao Bills to 42-17 victory over Miami -- the only team Allen faced twice. The Dolphins certainly didn't have any answers for Allen on Sunday.
Allen threw for three touchdowns and ran for two more, completing 17 of 26 pass attempts for 224 yards. He had one pass intercepted and was sacked once.
While he appeared in only 12 games -- 11 starts -- because of an elbow injury that sidelined him for four games in mid-season, Allen set a Bills record for rushing yards by a quarterback with 630, 50 more yards than Tyrod Taylor in 2016. He also became the first quarterback to lead the Bills in rushing.
He tied the franchise record set by Jack Kemp in 1963 by rushing for eight touchdowns.
His eight rushing touchdowns are the second most in the Super Bowl era. Cam Newton set the record with14 in 2011. Allen ran for one more touchdown than Robert Griffin III in 2012 and Vince Young in 2006.
And he went out showing his combination of talent in the finale, rallying in the second half after he had an interception returned for a touchdown in the second quarter that tied the score at 14-14.
Allen did produced both first half touchdowns.
He rushed a yard for a touchdown and a 7-0 lead with 10:14 remaining in the first quarter.
And a minute and 33 seconds later, he connected with Zay Jones on an 18-yard touchdown pass.
Then, with the scored tied 14-14, he put the Bills ahead for good with a 5-yard pass with 9:09 remaining in the third quarter.
After LeSean McCoy rushed nine years for a score to put the Bills up 28-14 in the third quarter, Allen opened the fourth quarter with a 30-yard touchdown run of his own.
And the final touchdown came on a 26-yard pass to Zay Jones with 7:44 to play: