Since coming to the team back in 2018, he’s been a huge part of the rise of the Bills in the AFC.
However, during his time in Buffalo, he’s been chasing history.
So what history is Allen chasing in his young NFL career?
Allen Is Chasing After The Record Of Another AFC Hall Of Fame Quarterback
In his first five seasons in the NFL, Allen has 163 total touchdowns.
With this number, he’s eight touchdowns away from tying Hall of Fame quarterback Dan Marino.
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Marino, who’s a legend in the AFC, had 171 touchdowns over his first five seasons as a quarterback.
If Allen can get nine touchdowns, he can bypass the record Marino set back in 1987.
However, what are the chances of him completing this task?
With six games remaining, Allen has plenty of chances to overtake Marino’s record.
His best chance comes in a game against the Chicago Bears, a team who’s suffering from injuries on their defense.
While the record can see Allen overtaking Marino, there’s something more to this record.
Of the 171 touchdowns Marino had over his first five seasons, 168 of them were passing touchdowns.
However, Allen has 126 passing touchdowns, meaning 36 of his touchdowns are rushing touchdowns.
So while Allen can easily make history, the history will forever have a little asterisk beside it.
While Allen can pass Marino for most total touchdowns, Marino will continue to hold the most passing touchdowns in his first five years.