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Buffalo Bills Coach Sean McDermott Puts Josh Allen on Notice After Three-Turnover Game

Buffalo Bills coach Sean McDermott was none too happy after quarterback Josh Allen threw two picks and fumbled on Monday night against the Denver Broncos.

Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen is arguably the most polarizing player in the NFL.

At his best, Allen is one of the best quarterbacks in the league with the unique combination of a cannon for an arm and excellent mobility. When he's not at his best, though, he becomes extremely turnover-prone and can often cost the Bills games by trying to play hero ball.

Lately, the bad Allen has shown up far more than the good one. In his last six games, Allen has 15 total touchdowns (10 passing and five rushing) compared to nine turnovers (seven interceptions and two fumbles). It's no coincidence that the Bills are 2-4 in those games, and even those two wins came by the skin of their teeth.

Allen in disbelief at the end of Monday's game.

Allen in disbelief at the end of Monday's game.

Monday night's game against the Denver Broncos marked a low point for Allen and the Bills, at least their fans hope it can't go lower. The star quarterback completed 15 of 26 passes for 177 yards and two touchdowns, one through the air and another rushing, but also threw two picks and lost a fumble. The whole team made mistakes, but Allen's were especially costly in a 24-22 loss.

After the game, coach Sean McDermott didn't exactly give his quarterback a ringing endorsement.

"I think he's played well at times and then at times he hasn't and you can't turn the ball over. So, we've got to figure that out," McDermott told reporters.

Allen has always been a boom or bust player, but the busts have been far more noticeable this season. He's tied for the league lead with 19 touchdown passes, but also has the most interceptions in the NFL with 11. For all the ridiculous numbers he puts up, Allen's turnovers have proven too costly for Buffalo this year.

If the Bills are going to turn their season around and make the playoffs, which will be brutally difficult with their late-season schedule, Allen must find a way to play cleaner football.