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Josh Allen Reveals What He 'Proved' To The NFL This Season

Josh Allen #17 of the Buffalo Bills looks for an open teammate

DENVER, COLORADO - DECEMBER 19: Josh Allen #17 of the Buffalo Bills looks for an open teammate during the first quarter against the Denver Broncos at Empower Field At Mile High on December 19, 2020 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

This season didn't end the way Josh Allen and the Buffalo Bills envisioned it would, but make no mistake, the former first-round pick turned a lot of doubters into believers over the past few months.

Allen drastically improved this season, completing a career-high 69.2 percent of his passes for 4,544 yards, 37 touchdowns, and 10 interceptions.

Prior to this season, there were some skeptics out there wondering if Buffalo made a mistake selecting Allen with the No. 8 overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft. It may have gave the Wyoming product added motivation over the past few months.

When talking about the 2020 season during his latest press conference, Allen actually mentioned his draft position from a few years ago. He told reporters "I proved that they didn't make a mistake drafting me."

Buffalo's management has to be ecstatic that it took a chance on Allen back in 2018.

This could be a huge offseason for Allen, who is eligible for a contract extension. He said he hasn't thought about a new deal yet, but the Bills will most likely talk shop with their star quarterback.

Allen fits the mold of today's generation of quarterbacks due to his absurd arm talent and athleticism. At this rate, it's fair to wonder if he's only scratching the surface of his true potential.

Another MVP-caliber season could be in store for Allen in 2021 since the Bills will retain offensive coordinator Brian Daboll.