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Josh Allen and Buffalo Bills agree to terms on six-year contract extension

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Posted at 1:07 PM, Aug 06, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-06 14:03:06-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — The Buffalo Bills and quarterback Josh Allen have agreed to terms on a six-year contract extension.

The team made the announcement Friday afternoon, the extension runs through the 2028 season.

In 2020, the 25-year-old Allen led the Bills to a 13-3 record, the AFC Championship game and broke several single-season franchise passing records. Allen finished second in MVP voting behind Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. He was also named Second Team All-Pro and was selected to the Pro Bowl.

He broke the following single-season records in 2020:

Touchdown passes (37)
Completions (396)
Completion percentage (69.2)
300-yard games (8)
Passing yards (4,544)
Total touchdowns (46)

ESPN's Adam Schefter reports Allen's six-year contract is worth $258 million, including $150 million guaranteed.

The Bills selected Allen in the first round, seventh overall, in the 2018 NFL Draft. He has played in 44 games in three seasons compiling a 28-15 record, 9,707 passing yards, 1,562 rushing yards and 92 total touchdowns. In four playoff games Allen has compiled 1,081 passing yards, 237 rushing yards and six total touchdowns.

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