Ranking 5 QBs with most pressure heading into the 2024 NFL Playoffs

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3. Josh Allen

Who remembers the epic playoff matchup between the Chiefs and Bills a couple of seasons ago? The game came down to the wire with Tyreek Hill sealing the deal, leaving football fans wondering what would have happened if Josh Allen had gotten the ball. The following year, the NFL changed the overtime rules. Since then Josh Allen and the Buffalo Bills have failed to live up to expectations. The narrative narrative surrounding the dual-threat quarterback is simple. Can he take the Bills to the Super Bowl?

Despite his impressive regular-season performances, including this season's 4,500 passing yards and 35 touchdown passes, the playoffs have been a different story. His dynamic playmaking ability and physical prowess have often been overshadowed by the team's inability to replicate their earlier success in the postseason.

This season, the stakes are higher than ever for Allen. There's a growing sentiment that it's time for him and the Bills to capitalize on their talent-rich roster. Despite the loss of Tre'Davious White, the defense has been the reason why they were in so many games. Sure, Allen has done some remarkable things, but he's also turned the ball over, a lot — 22 to be exact.

For Allen, this playoff season is a chance to solidify his status as one of the NFL's elite. With the rule changes partially influenced by his past playoff heartbreak, Allen now carries the weight of expectations to prove that he can lead his team to the Super Bowl. It's a pressure-packed scenario, but one that could define his legacy in the league.