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Patrick Mahomes Makes His Opinion On Josh Allen Very Clear

Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes on the field.

KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI - SEPTEMBER 12: Quarterback Patrick Mahomes #15 of the Kansas City Chiefs in action during the game against the Cleveland Browns at Arrowhead Stadium on September 12, 2021 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Two of the best quarterbacks in the NFL will square off this Sunday, as Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs will take on Josh Allen and the Buffalo Bills.

During this Wednesday's press conference, Mahomes was asked about going head to head with Allen. The former MVP made it very clear that he respects Allen - on and off the field.

“Yeah he’s a tremendous player,” Mahomes said, via ProFootballTalk. “I actually know him a little bit off the field as well, great dude. They put a lot on his shoulders, and he rises to the occasion. He’s able to run the ball, he can throw the ball, he has the arm strength to throw it anywhere on the football field and he makes great decisions. Like you said we’ll probably play them a lot of times, it’ll be great competition and it’s definitely a great challenge for us as a team to compete with them.”

Allen is coming off his best game of the season, throwing for 308 yards and five touchdowns in a playoff win over the New England Patriots.

As for this Sunday's game between the Bills and Chiefs, Mahomes revealed that he's expecting an intense battle.

"We're expecting a fight, we're expecting a battle," Mahomes said, via NFL.com. "They have a great offense, great defense, great special teams and we played them in the AFC Championship last year and we know that it's going to be another fight for us if we want to try to move on to the AFC Championship Game this year."

Kickoff for the Bills-Chiefs game is at 6:30 p.m. ET.