The Buffalo Bills traded up to select former Wyoming quarterback Josh Allen with the No. 7 overall pick, and head coach Sean McDermott is already high on what he’s seen from the rookie so far.
“I thought he had great command of the offense, great command of the huddle, and then had two really good solid days in terms of the way he threw the football,” McDermott said on WGR 550 Radio.cheap nfl jerseys china
However, it’s fair to wonder whether Allen is ready to start in the NFL right away. He’s a raw prospect who struggled with pocket awareness and accuracy in college. He also didn’t play against a high level of competition at Wyoming, so adjusting to the NFL is likely to be a challenge for him.authentic nfl jerseys
The Bills’ lack of offensive talent won’t make Allen’s transition easier. Outside of a terrific running back in LeSean McCoy and a quality tight end in Charles Clay, they don’t have much else in terms of skill-position talent. wholesale nfl jerseys No wide receiver on the roster finished with more than 500 receiving yards last season.
Allen supporters will argue that his poor completion percentage at Wyoming (56.2) was a result of mediocre talent around him. Can the Bills realistically put Allen in a position to succeed if they likewise give him a subpar supporting cast?nfl jerseys wholesale
Buffalo will have to take a long look at its offensive talent in the offseason to determine whether it should start Allen as a rookie or go with veteran AJ McCarron.