Josh Allen RUMORS & NEWS

Josh Allen

Position Quarterback
Height 6'5"
Weight 233 lbs
Birthplace Firebaugh, California
Current Team Wyoming
  • Josh Allen: “That is not me. I apologize for what I did”

    Pro Football Talk "The Josh Allen image reclamation tour is in full gear, hours before the start of the 2018 NFL Draft. After tweets from his account when he was in high school emerged late last night, Allen’s trying to convince the teams he’s hoping will draft him that he’s not the same person that sent the..." April 26

  • Jets Coaches Making Push For Josh Allen

    Pro Football Rumors "Jets coaches are making a late push for the team to draft quarterback Josh Allen, Matt Miller of Bleacher Report (on Twitter) hears. Thus far, there hasn’t been a lot of talk connecting the Jets to the Wyoming product, so this would represent a change of thinking in Jets headquarters. Sitting..." April 26

  • Team leaked Josh Allen tweets to increase chances of QB falling to them?

    Larry Brown Sports "Josh Allen could not have asked for a worse time for his vulgar tweets from several years ago to go viral, and there are some who believe the timing was anything but a coincidence. In fact, ESPN’s Adam Schefter spoke with two people who wonder if an NFL team may have been behind Allen’s old..." April 26

  • Josh Allen apologizes after offensive tweets from high school resurface

    ESPN "On the eve on the NFL draft, offensive tweets from a potential No. 1 pick, Josh Allen, surfaced on social media. The former Wyoming quarterback acknowledged the tweets to ESPN's Stephen A. Smith late Wednesday night and apologized, saying he was young and dumb. The tweets no longer appear on..." April 26

  • Josh Allen and Baker Mayfield: The Browns could be down to these two, sources say

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "A day before the draft, it could be down to Josh Allen or Baker Mayfield at No. 1 overall for the Browns, league sources tell The Browns have given strong consideration to all of the four top quarterbacks in the draft -- Allen, Mayfield, Sam Darnold and Josh Rosen -- but the..." April 25

  • Peter King: Browns Won't Take Josh Allen With the No. 1 Pick

    12 Up "​Rest easy, Browns fans. I know there's a bunch of you out there with growing anxiety just thinking about the ​Browns potentially taking Josh Allen with the No. 1 pick in this week's NFL Draft. The Wyoming QB has a cannon for an arm, sure, but he's got too many red flags around him: don't..." April 23

  • Josh Allen: Inaccuracy issue 'little blown out of proportion'

    Pro Football Talk "Wyoming quarterback Josh Allen has enjoyed the draft process. Well, most of it. During a recent visit with PFT Live, Allen admitted that the amount of time that people have to talk about the draft on TV, radio, the Internet, etc. can become a little tiring. So I asked him what about the ongoing..." April 22

  • Sam Darnold, Josh Allen to visit Giants this week

    Newsday "The Giants will have two of the top quarterbacks in the upcoming draft at their complex for private visits this week, although the chances remain high that only one of them will be available when the team is on the clock at No. 2 next week. Sam Darnold of USC is expected to arrive on Monday..." April 16

  • This Josh Allen stat seems like a huge red flag

    Larry Brown Sports "Josh Allen has divided the NFL community when it comes to his draft stock. Some view the former Wyoming quarterback as a potential franchise quarterback who has the physical tools to make him worth a No. 1 overall pick. Others see a player with significant weaknesses that could hinder his ability..." April 15

  • Report: Browns still undecided on QB prospects 2 weeks from draft

    The Score "Two weeks from the 2018 NFL Draft, the Cleveland Browns have yet to make a final call on which quarterback prospect they favor, Albert Breer of The MMQB reports. The Browns will host Josh Allen on an official team visit on Thursday. He'll be the fourth among quarterbacks Sam Darnold, Josh..." April 12

  • NFL Rumors: Bills Could Offer Incredible Package of Picks to Land Josh Allen

    12 Up "​How in the hell is Josh Allen getting this much hype?! The football world is going insane right now, as teams begin formulating their draft plans for the end of April. With so many talented QBs on the market this year, even more drama is thrown into the mix this year. Josh Allen has..." April 11

  • More Buzz That Browns Could Take Wyoming QB Josh Allen No. 1 Overall

    NFL Trade Rumors "Reports have connected the Browns to Wyoming QB Josh Allen dating back to January, but it there has been more and more buzz about Allen possibly being the first pick in the draft in the past 24 hours. According to Dane Brugler, the whispers are growing “louder and louder” about the Browns..." April 10

  • Draft analyst reports Browns expected to take Josh Allen No. 1

    Larry Brown Sports "The Cleveland Browns are in need of a franchise quarterback and are expected to select a QB high in the upcoming NFL Draft. According to one analyst, their pick could be Wyoming’s Josh Allen. On NFL Network Monday evening, former NFL scout Daniel Jeremiah reported that sources say the Browns..." April 09

  • Report: Browns still deciding between Sam Darnold, Josh Allen for top pick

    Larry Brown Sports "The Cleveland Browns have been on the clock for the 2018 NFL Draft for more than three months now, but head coach Hue Jackson said recently that the team has no idea who they are taking with the top overall pick. According to one report, it will definitely be a quarterback. Jason La Canfora of..." April 09

  • For some teams drafting a quarterback high, disaster is inevitable

    Pro Football Talk "With possibly four quarterbacks taken in the first five picks and five (maybe six) quarterbacks taken in the first 32 selections, each of the teams that writes the name of a quarterback on a first-round draft card will believe that they are getting a franchise-changing guy. In the end, up to half..." April 09

  • Broncos Hosting Wyoming QB Josh Allen For Pre-Draft Visit

    NFL Trade Rumors "Mike Klis of 9 News reports that the Browns are hosting Wyoming QB Josh Allen for a pre-draft visit on Monday. The Broncos have been doing work on all of the top quarterback prospects, so this shouldn’t come as a big surprise. Denver is sitting at No. 5 overall and while three quarterbacks..." April 09

  • Josh Allen To Visit Jets?

    Pro Football Rumors "Will Josh Allen visit the Jets at their Florham Park facility, or won’t he? There are conflicting reports on that front, as we heard from Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News and Ian Rapoport of earlier this week that Allen would indeed be making the trek to New Jersey, but last night..." April 08

  • Report: Seahawks went to scout Josh Allen, and Russell Wilson wants to know why

    Seattle Times "Seahawks general manager John Schneider’s attendance at Wyoming quarterback Josh Allen’s pro day two weeks ago did not go unnoticed by Seattle’s current quarterback. The NFL Network’s Jim Trotter said in a segment aired Wednesday that Russell Wilson’s “camp’’ — presumably a reference to agent..." April 06

  • Report: NFL insiders believe Jets would take Mayfield over Rosen, Allen

    Sportsnaut "Assuming Sam Darnold is already off the board when the New York Jets pick at No. 3 overall in the 2018 NFL Draft, many league insiders reportedly believe Gang Green would take Baker Mayfield over Josh Rosen and Josh Allen. Tony Pauline of Draft Insider shared this insight on..." April 03

  • Browns Believed To Be Targeting Josh Allen At No. 1 & Saquon Barkley At No. 4 Overall

    NFL Trade Rumors "A friend of Browns GM John Dorsey tells Peter King of the that he believes Cleveland will open the draft by taking Wyoming QB Josh Allen and then look to get RB Saquon Barkley at No. 4 overall. “I would be surprised if he traded down,” King’s source said. “This would be his chance..." April 02

  • Report: Browns have told Draft QBs to prepare for a redshirt

    247 Sports "The Cleveland Browns have publicly named veteran quarterback Tyrod Taylor their starting quarterback this season. “He is going to be the starting quarterback. There is no competition. It is the first time I have had the chance to do that. That is what it does for me. It really gives me a chance..." April 02

  • Jets planning private workout with Wyoming QB Josh Allen

    Newsday "The Jets have held private workouts with several quarterbacks, including Josh Rosen and Baker Mayfield last week. General manager Mike Maccagnan said Wyoming quarterback Josh Allen will workout for them soon. Jets officials attended Allen’s Pro Day in Wyoming Friday, but as with most of the top..." April 02

  • Ryan Leaf: Top QB should pull an Eli Manning to avoid the Browns

    Pro Football Talk "Ryan Leaf knows something about being a draft bust, and he thinks the key to avoid being a bust is to avoid going to the wrong place. And in Leaf’s mind, that means avoiding Cleveland. Leaf said on FS1 that he would urge a top quarterback like USC’s Sam Darnold to tell his agent, “We can’t end..." March 31

  • Wonderlic scores leaked, Josh Allen dominates the competition

    Sportsnaut "It’s part of the evaluation process. It might not be the end all. Some might have major issues with the questions posed in the Wonderlic test at the annual NFL Scouting Combine. That’s fine. Teams still use the test as a way to evaluate potential draft picks. In what has been a continual theme..." March 29

  • Mel Kiper Jr.’s comments about Josh Allen highlight terrible double standard against Lamar Jackson

    Sportsnaut "On Wednesday, Mel Kiper Jr., with a straight face, lauded Wyoming product Josh Allen for improving his throwing mechanics and accuracy during the pre-draft process. While doing so, he legitimately said of completion percentage and accuracy issues, “That’s history now.” It’s worth pointing out..." March 28

  • Josh Allen shows off huge arm at Wyoming's pro day

    CBS Sports "No interference from Mother Nature for Josh Allen, but the Wyoming quarterback prospect was able to wow NFL decision-makers with an assortment of high-velocity passes and 70-plus yard tosses down the field at his pro day on Friday afternoon. Inside Wyoming's domed practice facility, Allen..." March 23

  • What Wyoming QB Josh Allen thinks of Jets’ trade to move up to No. 3 in NFL draft

    New York Daily News "Wyoming gunslinger Josh Allen is impressed by the Jets' aggressive trade to try to land their franchise quarterback in the upcoming draft. Allen, part of the Big Three in this quarterback class (along with Sam Darnold and Josh Rosen), could soon be a member of Gang Green depending on how the..." March 20

  • Josh Rosen Trying and Failing To Prove He's Not the Next Jay Culter

    The Big Lead "At a certain point, whispers can sound like screams when enough people are doing it. And the whispers about Rosen have been resoundingly negative. The NFL combine, a hotbed for the NFL’s rumor mill, provided yet another tidbit of information about supposedly Rosen’s unfortunate..." March 05

  • Josh Allen pleased with Browns interview, shows off his big arm and hopes to go No. 1

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Forget if Josh Allen looked good to Hue Jackson Saturday. It was Jackson who looked good to Allen. "He's a lot bigger than I expected,'' Allen told Saturday after testing out the Gatorade Beat the Blitz VR game at the NFL Experience here at the combine. "He's a bigger..." March 04

  • Why Doesn't Anyone Suggest Josh Allen Play Tight End?

    The Big Lead "Josh Allen gets Matt Stafford comparisons. Lamar Jackson gets Terrelle Pryor comparisons. Allen is getting No. 1 overall pick projections for the 2018 NFL Draft while Jackson might fall out of the first round amid suggestion he should move to receiver. Oh yes, it’s draft season. While..." February 23

  • Ravens have interest in drafting Josh Allen

    Larry Brown Sports "The Ravens may be looking to draft their quarterback of the future in this year’s draft. Baltimore has immediate needs it can address with the No. 16 pick. However, according to Benjamin Allbright of 104.7 FM in Denver, the Ravens appear to have interest in Wyoming’s Josh Allen should he be..." January 25

  • Elway, Broncos work through “process” of evaluating Baker Mayfield, Josh Allen

    Pro Football Talk "The Broncos need a franchise quarterback. They know it, everyone knows it. And their primary options include: (1) hoping that Paxton Lynch can become a franchise quarterback; (2) signing or trading for a veteran; and (3) drafting a rookie. With the offseason unfolding rapidly, the Broncos..." January 24

  • I would follow Eli Manning around like a puppy: Josh Allen

    New York Post "Pat Shurmur made it out of Minneapolis and touched down Tuesday for his first assignment as head coach of the Giants. He met up with Dave Gettleman, the new general manager, at the Senior Bowl and together they will put their heads together to come up with a plan for how to reshape and improve the..." January 23

  • Josh Allen: I’m A Huge Competitor, I Want To Be The Guy That Turns Around The Cleveland Browns

    CBS Cleveland "Former Wyoming quarterback and NFL draft prospect Josh Allen joined Bull & Fox to talk about his journey to being a possible No. 1 pick, his decision to return for another season this past year, what he learned from this past season, the other top quarterbacks in the draft and the possibility that..." January 23

  • Browns should draft Josh Allen No. 1, says one NFL exec, and Mel Kiper Jr. agrees

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Browns should draft Wyoming quarterback No. 1 overall, a high-level NFL personnel executive told, and ESPN's Mel Kiper Jr. feels the same, according to his first mock draft released on Thursday. The NFL exec, who told at the Senior Bowl in January of 2016 that..." January 18

  • Realistic Redskins QB options in the 2018 NFL Draft

    NBC Sports Washington "Looking at our options Putting aside all the contract nuances aside, the Washington Redskins will either have Kirk Cousins at quarterback next season or they won’t. There is an argument for drafting a young passer in either scenario, though the one where Cousins exits leads to greater..." January 15

  • Potential top draft pick Josh Allen expected to accept Senior Bowl invite

    Sportsnaut "Wyoming product Josh Allen, a potential top pick in the upcoming 2018 NFL Draft, is expected to accept an invite to the Senior Bowl, ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reported Friday. One of the premier pre-draft events, the Senior Bowl is a week-long event in which practices are just as important as the..." January 06

  • Wyoming QB Josh Allen in running to go to Browns No. 1 overall?

    Larry Brown Sports "A surprise contender may be emerging to go with the top overall pick in the NFL Draft next April. Peter King of MMQB reported Monday that a veteran scout believes Wyoming quarterback Josh Allen will go No. 1 overall to the Cleveland Browns. Per King: So in my rounds on the phone over..." January 01

  • NFC exec ‘convinced’ Browns will take Josh Allen with No. 1 overall pick

    Sportsnaut "The Cleveland Browns are determined to find their franchise quarterback ahead of the 2018 NFL season. Though, being the Browns, it shouldn’t surprise you that they could be targeting a player who could be seen as one of the riskiest quarterbacks coming into the league via next April’s draft..." December 29

  • Sorry, Josh Allen Should Not Remind Anyone of Ben Roethlisberger

    The Big Lead "The NFL regular season has less than 10 days left, and once it ends, we enter the silly season of the NFL Draft. It’s the silly season because nobody knows anything, but everyone pretends to be in the know. Because so many NFL teams are in dire need of a QB, and because there are plenty of..." December 23

  • Wyoming QB Josh Allen says he'll skip senior year, enter 2018 draft

    ESPN "Wyoming quarterback Josh Allen announced on Friday his intention to forgo his final season of eligibility and enter the 2018 NFL draft. Allen, a junior considered one of this year's top quarterback prospects, made the announcement shortly after the Cowboys' 37-14 win over Central Michigan in..." December 23

  • John Elway, Broncos scouting Josh Allen at Potato Bowl

    Pro Football Talk "The Broncos have drafted a quarterback in three consecutive drafts. They took Trevor Siemian in the seventh round in 2015, Paxton Lynch in the first round in 2016 and Chad Kelly in the seventh round in 2017. However, Denver remains in search of Peyton Manning’s permanent replacement. The..." December 22


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