Bills QB Josh Allen Dominates NFL Stars LeSean McCoy, Christian McCaffrey, Marshawn Lynch, Frank Gore, and More With This Shocking Stat

Published 06/13/2022, 5:30 AM EDT
Jan 24, 2021; Kansas City, MO, USA; Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen (17) is pressured by Kansas City Chiefs strong safety Tyrann Mathieu (32) during the second quarter in the AFC Championship Game at Arrowhead Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports

Buffalo Bills star quarterback Josh Allen has been playing since 2016 and is one of the leading quarterbacks in the NFL. Allen, as a quarterback, can throw the ball yards away downfield. He can also run it like a running back between the tackles and over the defenders. In his four years of career, he has been one of the most amazing rushing touchdown figures among the active quarterbacks.

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NFL on CBS recently shared the stats of Josh Allen on their Twitter account. Josh Allen has 31 rushing touchdowns until now, which brings him to third place among the active NFL quarterbacks. Two active quarterbacks who are ahead of him are Cam Newton and Aaron Rodgers. Newton has 75 rush touchdowns, and Rodgers have 34.

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NFL on CBS also shared the 4-year rush touchdowns stats of other leading running backs who happens to be behind him. Former running backs LeSean McCoy and Steven Jackson had 30 rushing touchdowns in their starting 4-years. Carolina Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey had 29, former Houston star Eddie George had 28, former player Marshawn Lynch had 23, and former 49ers running back Frank Gore had 22.

Josh Allen is about to enter the top 10 list of most rushing touchdowns by a quarterback

Josh Allen is the first quarterback in the history of the NFL to have six or more rushing touchdowns in four seasons back to back. If Allen can make three more rushing touchdowns this season, then he will enter the list of the top 10 highest rushing touchdowns by a quarterback.

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Jan 24, 2021; Kansas City, MO, USA; Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen (17) looks to pass against the Kansas City Chiefs during the second quarter in the AFC Championship Game at Arrowhead Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports | Courtesy: Reuters

With six rushing touchdowns, the Bills’ signal-caller will leave behind Michael Vick, who has 36 rushing touchdowns. With seven touchdowns, he will move to fifth place as the leading rushing TD.

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If we look at the stats of the other former running backs from the Buffalo Bills, then Josh Allen ranks third in the rushing touchdowns. He is tied with Cookie Gilchrist, who has the same numbers. In Bills history, former running back Thurman Thomas has the most with 65 rushing touchdowns, and O.J Simpson ranks second with 57.

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Aniket Srivastava

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Aniket Srivastava is an NFL Writer at Essentially Sports. Having completed his bachelor's in Architecture, he has worked under a few Architects until his love for writing urged him to be a full-time writer. Aniket has a keen interest in NFL and ardently follows two teams: Kansas City Chiefs and Tampa Bay Buccaneers, of course, because of Tom Brady and Patrick Mahomes, respectively.

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