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Josh Allen Reveals His True Feelings On Overtime Rules

Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen.

TAMPA, FLORIDA - DECEMBER 12: Josh Allen #17 of the Buffalo Bills is tended to by trainers during the fourth quarter against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium on December 12, 2021 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Julio Aguilar/Getty Images)

Josh Allen and the Buffalo Bills once again left Arrowhead Field heartbroken in the playoffs on Sunday. Despite taking two leads in the final two minutes of the game, including a touchdown strike to Gabriel Davis with 13 seconds remaining.

But that was all the time Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs needed to setup a game-tying field goal to force overtime. Kansas City won the toss, and swiftly marched down the field for the walk-off win. Without the Bills offense ever getting a chance to touch the ball.

After the game, Josh Allen wasn't blaming the NFL's controversial OT rules. "The rules are what they are," Allen explained. "And I can't complain about that 'cause if it was the other way around, we'd be celebrating, too. So, it is what it is at this point. We didn't make enough plays tonight." "Obviously, it sucks the way it happened," he continued. "We wanted to win that game. We had our opportunities. [I was] taking it all in and holding on to the feeling and making sure that we don't feel like this again, like I said back-to-back years in the same spot. It's tough to take in, but it's part of the game."

It's a devastating loss for Buffalo. Josh Allen played an outstanding game, throwing for 329 yards and four touchdowns. But 13 seconds was just too much for a team that regularly defies the convention of NFL leads.