Lamar Jackson, Josh Allen and the fallacy of the dual-threat QB The Ravens-Bills matchup will feature two quarterbacks who are often knocked for their style of play

On Saturday night, when the Buffalo Bills host the Baltimore Ravens in the divisional round, quarterbacks Josh Allen and Lamar Jackson will put to the test the theory that has followed dual-threat quarterbacks for decades: that they can’t be successful in their pursuit of a championship. In their first three seasons, Allen and Jackson have […]

Lamar Jackson, Josh Allen and the fallacy of the dual-threat QB The Ravens-Bills matchup will feature two quarterbacks who are often knocked for their style of play

On Saturday night, when the Buffalo Bills host the Baltimore Ravens in the divisional round, quarterbacks Josh Allen and Lamar Jackson will put to the test the theory that has followed dual-threat quarterbacks for decades: that they can’t be successful in their pursuit of a championship.

In their first three seasons, Allen and Jackson have gone from severely limited passers, who had to rely too heavily on their ability to run, to dangerous passers … who might still take off running if the defense leaves that option open.