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Josh Allen likely to get rest in Bills season finale vs. Jets

Bills quarterback Josh Allen is unlikely to play the whole day in Week 17 with the team’s playoff position set. We break down the fantasy football implications.

Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen heads to the sideline after fourth down in the last seconds of play against the New England Patriots in the fourth quarter at Gillette Stadium. David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports

The Buffalo Bills are locked into the No. 5 seed in the AFC playoffs, and with that they will be resting some starters against the New York Jets to turn Week 17 into a mini-bye.

Quarterback Josh Allen is active, but even if he does start Matt Barkley will likely get significant playing time at some point. Additionally, Cole Beasley, John Brown, Devin Singletary, and Dawson Knox are all expected to sit in the season finale. Here’s a look at the Bills game-day roster breakdown.

If you are considering Josh Allen in Week 17 daily fantasy football, you will want to sit him for other options.