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2022 Passing

Pass Completions
Pass Attempts
Completion Percentage
Passing Yards
Passing Yards per Game
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Regular Season 3 3 100.0 22 22.0 0 0 97.2

Top Brandon Allen News

  • 49ers' Brandon Allen: Expected to join San Francisco

    Allen agreed Wednesday with the 49ers on a contract, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports.

    Allen spent the last three years as Joe Burrow's backup in Cincinnati but will move to the West Coast for the 2023 season. Trey Lance has been medically cleared after undergoing ankle surgery last fall, while Brock Purdy continues to work his way back from elbow surgery. Jimmy Garoppolo is no longer in the picture, but the 49ers have brought in Sam Darnold, and now Allen, as depth options behind their two promising young quarterbacks. In his four-year career, Allen has completed 56.7 percent of his passes for 1,611 yards, 10 touchdowns and six interceptions.

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  • Bengals' Brandon Allen: Makes one appearance in 2022

    Allen completed all three of his pass attempts for 22 yards in his lone appearance of the 2022 season, which came Week 9 in a 42-21 win over the Panthers.

    Allen's limited action reflected both Joe Burrow's relative health as well as the fact that the Bengals weren't often on the good or bad end of a blowout during the season. The 30-year-old is set to become an unrestricted free agent this spring, but Burrow has expressed hope that the Bengals will bring back Allen as his backup in 2023.

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  • Bengals' Brandon Allen: Back with Cincinnati

    The Bengals re-signed Allen on Friday.

    Allen made the initial 53-man roster as the backup to Joe Burrow, but he was let go a day later to make room for a trio of waiver claims. However, as expected, Allen has returned to the Bengals after the team placed Tycen Anderson and Isaiah Prince on IR.

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  • Brandon Allen: Released by Cincy

    The Bengals released Allen on Wednesday, Paul Dehner Jr. of The Athletic reports.

    Allen made the initial 53-man roster as the backup to Joe Burrow, but he's been let go to make room for a trio of waiver claims. Dehner suggests that Allen could return to the team after the next round of IR moves are made.

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  • Bengals' Brandon Allen: Starting Sunday

    Allen is starting Sunday's preseason game against the Giants, Charlie Goldsmith of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

    Allen started the Bengals' preseason opener against Arizona last weekend and completed all three of his pass attempts for 29 yards, no touchdowns and no interceptions before sustaining a concussion. He should have more opportunities to prove himself during Sunday's preseason matchup.

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  • Bengals' Brandon Allen: Returns to practice

    Allen (concussion) returned to practice Monday after suffering a concussion in Friday's loss to the Cardinals, Richard Skinner of WKRC-TV reports.

    Allen has cleared concussion protocol, putting him on track to start again when the Bengals visit the Giants on Sunday for their second preseason game. The veteran played just one series in Friday's first preseason action before being ruled out with a concussion. The expectation was that Allen would've played the entire first half in the contest. This very well could be the case Sunday, especially with starter Joe Burrow still recovering from an offseason appendix surgery.

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  • Bengals' Brandon Allen: Concussion confirmed

    Allen was ruled out after suffering a concussion during Friday's preseason opener against Arizona.

    Allen was previously seen heading to Cincinnati's locker room after being evaluated for a concussion on the sidelines, and he'll likely have to miss extended time this preseason after this injury was later confirmed Friday night. As a result, Jake Browning stepped in as the Bengals' quarterback with starter Joe Burrow still recovering from an offseason appendix surgery. During Allen's presumptive absence, Browning will likely split snaps with undrafted signal-caller Drew Plitt this preseason.

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  • Bengals' Brandon Allen: Being checked for concussion

    Allen exited Friday night's preseason game against Arizona to be evaluated for a possible concussion.

    Allen is questionable to return Friday after heading to the locker room with a potential concussion. The 29-year-old backup signal-caller has seen the majority of Cincinnati's first-team reps during practice while starter Joe Burrow is out after undergoing an appendectomy July 26. With Allen out, fourth-year quarterback Jake Browning should work as the Bengals' primary passer for much of Friday's game.

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  • Bengals' Brandon Allen: Will start preseason opener

    Bengals head coach Zac Taylor said Allen will start Friday's preseason contest against the Cardinals and is projected to play the entire first half, Ben Baby of reports.

    This doesn't come as a surprise with Joe Burrow still sidelined following an appendectomy. Allen has been garnering the majority of first-team reps during training camp, while third-string Jake Browning operates as the backup. Those two will continue with those roles during the preseason opener, with Allen playing the first half and Browning playing the second.

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  • Bengals' Brandon Allen: Seeing additional QB reps

    Allen received extra snaps under center during Wednesday's training camp sessions while starting quarterback Joe Burrow was sidelined due to surgery, Jay Morrison of The Athletic reports.

    Allen and third-stringer Jake Browning were the only two quarterbacks to see action during Cincinnati's practice Wednesday. The two should continue to log additional reps with Burrow's availability uncertain after undergoing emergency surgery to remove his appendix Tuesday. It's unknown if the starter's status for Week 1 is under duress given the uncommon nature of this procedure, but Allen should be the next in line under center in the meantime.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-2, 209 lbs
Birthplace: Fayetteville, AR
Age: 30
School: Arkansas
Experience: 7