Cool it Buffalo, Kirk Cousins is better than Josh Allen

(Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images) Kirk Cousins
(Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images) Kirk Cousins /
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(Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images) Kirk Cousins /

In comparing the infancies of their careers, Cousins is still better

There are two things Josh Allen does better than Kirk Cousins: Hurdling linebackers and rushing the football.

That’s it. It isn’t even a justifiable comparison to compare the last two seasons of Cousins’ career to that of Allen. Cousins is in his prime, Allen is just getting started.

So, let’s compare their first two seasons of their as starters.

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If further evidence is needed, since 2018, Allen owns that aforementioned 78.6 passer rating. Of the 25 signal-callers that have started 20 or more games in the time frame, Allen ranks 25th, also known as dead last. Cousins has tabulated a 103.0 passer rating among this grouping of players, and that ranks sixth in the NFL. /

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In many aspects when comparing the performance of the two men as of late, we are talking about an upper-tier quarterback and one that currently occupies that bottom tier.