Originally drafted by Jacksonville in the first round (seventh overall) of the 2019 NFL Draft
PRO (Games played/started - 16/4)
• Rookie DE was drafted by Jacksonville in the first round (seventh overall) of the 2019 NFL Draft
• His 10.5 sacks recordeed in 2019 led all NFL rookies and were the most by a rookie in franchise history
|18||Colts||W 26 - 11||4||2||1||2||0||0||0|
|17||@Patriots||L 10 - 50||7||4||3||0||0||0||0|
|15||Texans||L 16 - 30||2||2||0||0||0||0||0|
|14||@Titans||L 0 - 20||2||1||0||0||0||0||0|
|13||@Rams||L 7 - 37||2||0||2||0||0||0||0|
|12||Falcons||L 14 - 21||3||1||1||0||0||0||0|
|11||49ers||L 10 - 30||10||3||6||0||0||0||1|
|10||@Colts||L 17 - 23||2||2||0||0||0||0||0|
|9||Bills||W 9 - 6||8||7||0||1||0||0||1||11||11||11||0||0||1|
|8||@Seahawks||L 7 - 31||6||4||1||2||0||0||0|
|6||Dolphins||W 23 - 20||7||2||3||0||0||1||0|
|5||Titans||L 19 - 37||7||4||2||0.5||0||1||0|
|4||@Bengals||L 21 - 24||2||0||1||0||0||1||0|
|3||Cardinals||L 19 - 31||1||0||1||0||0||0||0|
|2||Broncos||L 13 - 23||3||1||2||1||0||0||0|
|1||@Texans||L 21 - 37||5||3||2||1||0||0||0|
Official: Jaguars exercise fifth-year option on Allen
The Jaguars on Thursday announced they have exercised the fifth-year option on DE/OLB Josh Allen
Wrapping up '21: Allen "excited to work…"
DE Josh Allen was among Jaguars players who spoke to the media immediately after the 2021 season: "I'm excited to work. I feel like if I stay consistent and stay disciplined to my schedule and continue to know what's at stake, the sky can be the limit…"
Wrapping up '21: "We are going to improve…"
DE/LB Josh Allen was among multiple players who spoke to the media Monday a day after the Jaguars' 26-11 victory over the Indianapolis Colts in the 2021 regular-season finale, saying: "Everybody just stepped up and just finished strong; it's what we needed to do going into next year…"
Jaguars Wednesday: "I know there are good days ahead…"
Rookie QB Trevor Lawrence spoke to the media Wednesday as the Jaguars (2-14) prepared to play the Indianapolis Colts (9-7) in Sunday's 2021 regular-season finale at TIAA Bank Field: "I really do have a strong belief we're going to do some great things here and I'm going to be a part of that…"
Jaguars Wednesday: "Plenty to play for…"
The Jaguars are long since out of the postseason chase, but Interim HC Darrell Bevell and players – including rookie QB Trevor Lawrence – said Wednesday incentive remains entering Sunday's 2021 regular-season finale against the Indianapolis Colts at TIAA Bank Field
Jaguars Wednesday: Lawrence's "confidence is good"
QB Trevor Lawrence spoke to the media Wednesday as the Jaguars (2-12) prepared to play the New York Jets (3-11) at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., Sunday at 1 p.m.: "My confidence is good right now; it's still intact …"
Jaguars Wednesday: Allen "thankful" for honor
Jaguars DE/LB Josh Allen on being named AFC Defensive Player of the Week: "It's a huge compliment for myself and for this team; it's how we all play…"
Jaguars DE/OLB Josh Allen named AFC Defensive Player of the Week
Allen is the 17th player in franchise history to win AFC Defensive Player of the Week.
O-Zone Podcast: Josh Allen
DE/LB Josh Allen joined senior writer John Oehser for the 2021 Week 9 O-Zone Podcast, discussing – among other topics – his message to Jaguars observers as the rebuild under Head Coach Urban Meyer continues: "We're going to turn this around. Trust and believe in my words: It's going to happen."
Quick thoughts: On to Week 9
Senior writer John Oehser, senior correspondent Brian Sexton and team reporter Ashlyn Sullivan's quick thoughts as the Jaguars prepare to play the Buffalo Bills in a 2021 Week 9 game at TIAA Bank Field Sunday
Jaguars Wednesday: "Time to move on…"
DE/LB Josh Allen, QB Trevor Lawrence and TE Dan Arnold spoke to the media Wednesday as the Jaguars prepared to play the Buffalo Bills at TIAA Bank Field Sunday, with Allen saying: "I wouldn't want anything else but to bounce back on a good team like this…"
Meyer on Monday: Jaguars "listening" to trade possibilities
Head Coach Urban Meyer spoke to the media Monday a day after the Jaguars' 31-7 loss to the Seattle Seahawks in Seattle, Wash., saying of a possible trade before Tuesday's NFL trade deadline: "If it can make us better, we're listening…"
The Day After: Seahawks 31, Jaguars 7
A day after, senior writer John Oehser examines what we learned from the Jaguars' 31-7 loss to the Seattle Seahawks in a 2021 Week 8 game at Lumen Field Seattle, Wash., Sunday …
Game that was: "This is humiliating…"
While the Jaguars' defense improved in the second half of a 31-7 loss to the Seattle Seahawks at Lumen Field in Seattle, Wash., Sunday, that didn't remotely satisfy players following the team's most one-sided loss of the season
Quick thoughts: On to the bye week
Senior writer John Oehser, senior correspondent Brian Sexton and team reporter Ashlyn Sullivan offer quick thoughts on the Jaguars as they enter their 2021 bye week …
Jaguars Tuesday: "Our focus is to stop the run…"
DE/LB Josh Allen spoke to the media Tuesday as the Jaguars (0-3) prepared to play the Cincinnati Bengals (2-1) in Cincinnati, Ohio, Thursday, saying of Bengals RB Joe Mixon: "We can't wait to play against a good back so we can really show the league what we're about up front…"
Lawrence, six others named 2021 Jaguars captains
QB Trevor Lawrence was among seven Jaguars 2021 team captains named Wednesday in a player vote; the seven: Lawrence, DE/LB Josh Allen, WR Marvin Jones Jr., S Rayshawn Jenkins, CB Shaq Griffin, C Brandon Linder and LB Myles Jack
Roster Moves: Jaguars activate DE/OLB Josh Allen, waive CB Corey Straughter
The Jacksonville Jaguars have activated DE/OLB Josh Allen and waived corner Corey Straughter.
View from the O-Zone: Quite the class
Oehser: The 2019 draft class may or may not be the best in Jaguars history, but it has made a remarkable contribution in its first eight games
Statistically Speaking: Week 8 New York Jets
In Week 8, the Jacksonville Jaguars (3-4) return home to TIAA Bank Field to host the New York Jets (1-5) at 1 p.m. ET
On the rookie first-rounder: Scratching the surface
Jaguars first-round edge defender Josh Allen is rapidly becoming one of the NFL's best rookie defensive players, and Head Coach Doug Marrone on Wednesday said the No. 7 overall selection in the 2019 NFL Draft "can really be a heck of a football player…"
Next-day presser: Five takeaways
Five takeaways from Head Coach Doug Marrone's Friday conference call a day after the Jaguars' 20-7 victory over the Tennessee Titans at TIAA Bank Field Thursday night
What we learned: 2019 Preseason
Senior writer John Oehser examines what we learned from the Jaguars' 2019 preseason, which ended with a 31-12 loss to the Atlanta Falcons at TIAA Bank Field in Jacksonville Thursday …
Game that was I: Allen a rookie with "unbelievable skill"
Jaguars DE Josh Allen turned in a dominant performance in a Preseason Week 3 loss at Miami, with Head Coach Doug Marrone afterward saying "He's the guy that's only going to get better and better as the year goes on and as long as he's out there…"
Allen on HC Doug Pederson: "Now we can move forward."
Team Reporter Ashlyn Sullivan gets Josh Allen's opinion on the Jaguars' new head coach Doug Pederson.
Allen: "We can become the defense that you saw yesterday every week"
DE/OLB Josh Allen meets the media on Monday after the Jaguars' 26-11 win over the Colts to discuss the off-season and what's ahead in Jacksonville.
Highlight | Josh Allen wallops Wentz for third-down sack in red zone
Jacksonville Jaguars outside linebacker Josh Allen wallops Wentz for third-down sack in red zone.
Allen: "We better match their intensity"
Defensive end Josh Allen meets the media on Thursday after practice to talk about Sunday's season finale against the playoff-hopeful Indianapolis Colts.
Allen: "We know what we need to do"
DE/OLB Josh Allen meets with the media ahead of the Week 16 matchup against the Jets to discuss his play against the Texans, traveling up north and more.
Allen: "My mentality is still All-Pro, Pro Bowl player"
DE/OLB Josh Allen meets with the media on Wednesday of Week 14 ahead of the matchup against the Houston Texans during the 2021 NFL Season.
Allen: "We're sick and tired of it"
DE/OLB Josh Allen speaks to the media after a 21-14 loss against the Atlanta Falcons in Week 12 of the 2021 NFL Season.
Crown Royal Water Break: Josh Allen
J.P. Shadrick catches up with defensive end and linebacker Josh Allen for this week's Crown Royal Water Break. Coming off a career high tackle game, Allen talks about how he's feeling and the defensive techniques he's bringing to the game.
Allen: "If the opportunity comes, I know I'm going to be ready for it"
DE/OLB Josh Allen meets with the media on Wednesday ahead of Thanksgiving and the Week 12 matchup against the Atlanta Falcons at home.
Allen: "We just all have to take accountability for ourselves"
Defensive end Josh Allen speaks to the media after a 30-10 loss against the San Francisco 49ers in Week 11 of the 2021 NFL Season.
Nickelodeon NVP: Josh Allen gets slimed
Jacksonville Jaguars DE/LB Josh Allen has been named this week's Nickelodeon Valuable Player (NVP) for his performance this past weekend against the Buffalo Bills. It's only right that his teammates joined in to help celebrate with a little bit of slime.
Video full photo gallery here.
Allen: "It's a honor"
Jaguars defensive end Josh Allen meets the media after being nominated as AFC defensive player of the week.
All Gas, No Breaks: Week 9 Josh Allen
DE/LB Josh Allen was unstoppable in Week 9 against the Bills. Feel his energy in this week's All Gas, No Breaks clip sponsored by Cadillac.
Jaguars vs. Bills | Week 9 Game Recap
The Jaguars top the Bills 9-6 at The Bank in Week 9 of the 2021 NFL Season.
Mic'D Up: Josh Allen | Week 9 vs. Bills
A tale of two Josh Allens, and Josh Allen comes out on top. Listen in as Josh Allen wears a mic against the other Josh Allen in the Jaguars Week 9 victory over the Buffalo Bills.
Allen: "We're going to build on this"
Defensive end Josh Allen meets the media after the Jaguars 9-6 win over the Bills on Sunday at TIAA Bank Field.
Highlights | Top plays by Josh Allen vs. the Bills Week 9
Top plays by Josh Allen vs. the Bills Week 9
Highlights | Every outstanding play by the Jaguars' defense Week 9
Check out the best plays from the Jacksonville Jaguars defensive unit in Week 9 against the Buffalo Bills.
Josh Allen-ception | Every play of Josh Allen on Josh Allen Week 9
Take a look at the highlights of two namesakes squaring off against each other, Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Josh Allen and Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen in Week 9.
Highlight | Josh Allen get trifecta with fumble recovery on Josh Allen
Following a sack and interception, Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Josh Allen scoops up a fumble on Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen.
Can't-Miss Play | Josh Allen's first career INT comes vs. Josh Allen
It's the name game again as Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Josh Allen registers his first career interception off of namesake, Josh Allen, the Buffalo Bills quarterback.
Highlight | Josh Allen sneaks up on Josh Allen for powerful sack
Stop hitting yourself! Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Josh Allen sacks his namesake, Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen.
Allen: "We've got to go get that ball"
Defensive end Josh Allen meets the media on Wednesday after practice to discuss the loss in Seattle and Sunday's game against the Buffalo Bills.
Allen: "It's going to be a long flight home"
Defensive end Josh Allen meets the media on Sunday in Seattle after the Jaguars' 31-7 loss to the Seahawks.