Josh Allen stats vs. Steelers: Bills QB continues playoff dominance with four-TD showing in wild-card round

It may have been a chilly, snow-filled afternoon in Buffalo, but Josh Allen brought the heat on the gridiron. 

The Bills quarterback added to his impressive postseason resume with another outstanding playoff performance, this time coming in a 31-17 win over the Steelers in the AFC wild-card round. Allen contributed four total touchdowns in the win to advance to the divisional round. 

The Bills go as Allen goes. That’s been evident since the towering quarterback emerged as an elite, dual-threat option under center a few seasons ago. During the regular season this year, Allen struggled with turnovers, putting Buffalo in a bad spot as the calendar flipped to November. 

However, like he always seems to do, Allen bounced back, getting hot at the right time. 

With the defense’s injury issues continued to pile up, the Bills will need Allen to go into superhero mode yet again next week when the team welcomes Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs for a divisional round showdown. 

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Here is more on Allen’s performance against the Steelers. 

Josh Allen stats today

Allen’s turnover issues have been well-documented this season. The dynamic Bills quarterback continued to put monster numbers in the regular season, but interceptions were a major problem for him. His 18 picks ranked second in the league, and he only managed two games without throwing one during the regular season. 

However, those issues were non-existent on Monday. Allen completed the contest against the Steelers with no interceptions or fumbles, marking only his third game all year without a turnover. 

In total, Allen completed 21 of his 30 pass attempts for 203 yards and three touchdowns. He hit both his tight ends Dawson Knox and Dalton Kincaid for scores in the first quarter, and also added a TD pass to Khalil Shakir in the fourth frame. 

Allen also added 74 yards on the ground, highlighted by an impressive 52-yard rushing score in the second quarter. It stands as the second-longest TD run by a QB in NFL playoff history. 

All in all, the QB contributed in a way to all four of Buffalo’s scores in the game.

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Josh Allen playoff stats

Monday’s wild-card matchup against Pittsburgh was Allen’s ninth playoff game. He has participated in at least one postseason game every season since the 2019 campaign. 

In his nine games, Allen has recorded 2,537 passing yards, 20 passing touchdowns and four interceptions. He’s also added 491 rushing yards and three scores on the ground. 

Playoff Round Comp-Att Completion % Pass Yds Pass TDs INTs Rushing Yds Rush TDs Fumbles
2019 AFC Wild Card vs. Texans 24 of 46 52.4 264 0 0 92 0 1
2020 AFC Wild Card vs. Colts 26 of 35 74.3 324 2 0 54 1 0
2020 Divisional Round vs. Ravens 23 of 37 62.2 206 1 0 3 0 0
2020 AFC Championship vs. Chiefs 28 of 48 58.3 287 2 1 88 0 0
2021 AFC Wild Card vs. Patriots 21 of 25 84.0 308 5 0 66 0 0
2021 AFC Divisional Round vs. Chiefs 27 of 37 73.0 329 4 0 68 0 0
2022 AFC Wild Card vs. Dolphins 23 of 39 59.0 352 3 2 20 0 1
2022 AFC Divisional Round vs. Bengals 25 of 42 59.5 264 0 1 26 1 0
2023 AFC Wild Card Round vs. Steelers 21 of 30 70.0 203 3 0 74 1 0


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