Buffalo Bills WR Stefon Diggs Pays a Classy Tribute to AEW

Published 11/08/2021, 2:19 PM EST


AFC East leaders Buffalo Bills suffered a shock loss last night. Josh Allen and the Bills last night succumbed to a shocking loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars. The match was a low-scoring cagey affair, with the final scorecard being 6-9. This outcome shocked the NFL community, and rightly so. After all, the Bills were clear favorites against the Jaguars.

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While the Bills losing made the headlines, there was one other Buffalo-related news that also made headlines. Before the match, the sports entertainment world flipped over when they saw Bills’ Wide Receiver Stefon Diggs’ AEW inspired cleats.

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Stefon Diggs wears AEW inspired cleats

The Buffalo Bills wide receiver wore a salute to the AEW wrestling organization, which has been battling the long-dominant WWE for supremacy in the wrestling industry. It was the latest homage from Stefon Diggs who hasn’t shied away from promoting amateur wrestling.

For Sunday’s game between the Bills and the Jacksonville Jaguars, Diggs wore his love for wrestling on his feet. The All-Pro wide receiver was spotted sporting a pair of league-branded cleats. The AEW has been on the rise, attracting a lot of great wrestlers and competing with WWE in terms of viewership and attention.

Jacksonville Jaguars pull off a humongous upset over the Buffalo Bills; Josh Allen responds

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According to ESPN Stats & Information, the Jaguars won their second win of the season by snapping a string of 25 straight games in which they allowed 20 or more points. The Bills were 15.5-point favorites entering the game, making Jacksonville’s triumph the NFL’s fourth-largest road upset loss since 1966. Responding to the shock loss, Josh Allen was visibly upset with himself.

“Got to be smart with the football and end every drive in a kick,” Bills quarterback Josh Allen said. “Understanding how our defense was playing, not giving them short field. Again, I got to be better. I played like sh*t today,” finished Allen.

Nov 7, 2021; Jacksonville, Florida, USA; Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen (17) scrambles during the second half against the Jacksonville Jaguars at TIAA Bank Field. Mandatory Credit: Melina Myers-USA TODAY Sports

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Suresh Menon

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Suresh Menon is an NFL and Football writer at EssentiallySports. He is currently pursuing BMM from St Xaviers College with his specialization in Advertising. Juventus is his favorite football club and he one day plans to go to Italy and watch a Juve match live.

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