Merriman: Josh Allen is best QB for Buffalo, but Justin Herbert better overall

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By , Audacy Sports

After a strong Week 5 performance against the Kansas City chiefs, in which he led his Buffalo Bills to a victory while throwing for three touchdowns and rushing for another, Josh Allen is back in the MVP fold. In fact, his performance — and the start of his fourth campaign to this point — was so convincing that he leapt to the very top of the leaderboard in terms of NFL MVP odds. Though it’s a very tight race, Allen leads the pack at +450, with Kyler Murray (+500) and Tom Brady (+650) on his heels.

Rounding out the top five at +700, along with Dak Prescott, is Chargers QB Justin Herbert, who had an even more inspiring Week 5. In an unforgettable 47-42 clash over the Browns, the second-year stud threw for nearly 400 yards to go a