3 things the Buffalo Bills need to address in 2022

KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI - JANUARY 23: Head Coach Sean McDermott of the Buffalo Bills looks on from the sidelines during the game against the Kansas City Chiefs in the AFC Divisional Playoff game at Arrowhead Stadium on January 23, 2022 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by David Eulitt/Getty Images)
KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI - JANUARY 23: Head Coach Sean McDermott of the Buffalo Bills looks on from the sidelines during the game against the Kansas City Chiefs in the AFC Divisional Playoff game at Arrowhead Stadium on January 23, 2022 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by David Eulitt/Getty Images) /
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KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI – JANUARY 23: Quarterback Josh Allen #17 of the Buffalo Bills scrambles while being chased by defensive end Frank Clark #55 of the Kansas City Chiefs during the 4th quarter of the AFC Divisional Playoff game at Arrowhead Stadium on January 23, 2022 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images) /

1. Better ball security by QB Josh Allen

As great as quarterback Josh Allen has been the past two seasons, there is still an aspect of his game that needs to improve. But a comparison of his first two years in the league compared to 2020 and ’21 is simply startling.

The seventh overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft played in the combined 29 games in his first two seasons, including a playoff tilt against the Houston Texans in ‘19. He threw for 30 scores, served up 21 interceptions, and lost seven of his 24 fumbles.

Fast forward to these past two seasons, which has seen a far more accurate and productive Allen. There have been a total of 38 outings for the talented signal-caller – including five postseason tilts. He’s thrown more than three times as many TD passes (87) as picks (26). But he’s also fumbled 20 times and lost nine of those miscues.

The Bills gave up the football 22 times in 17 regular-season outings and Allen had 18 of those miscues. Yes, he and the team played turnover-free football in the playoff split with the Patriots and Chiefs. But the four-year quarterback still has some fine-tuning to do when it comes to his game.