Josh Allen

Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen, right, and running back Patrick DiMarco celebrate after Allen rushed for a 30-yard touchdown during the second half of the Bills' 42-17 victory over the Miami Dolphins on Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018, in Orchard Park, N.Y.

Josh Allen, Buffalo: The rookie quarterback completed 17 of 26 passes for 224 yards, three touchdowns and an interception during the Bills’ 42-17 win over visiting Miami. He also carried the ball nine times for 95 yards and two touchdowns. Allen was sacked once for a loss of nine yards.

The 22-year-old completed 169 of 320 passes for 2,074 yards, 10 touchdowns and 12 interceptions. Allen was sacked 28 times and gained 631 rushing yards and eight touchdowns on 89 carries.

He finished the season as the leading rusher for Buffalo (6-10), setting a new franchise record for rushing yards by a quarterback in the process.

Allen started 11 of the 12 games he has played in this season.

Rico Gafford, Oakland: The rookie defensive back was not active for the Raiders (4-12) during their 35-3 loss at Kansas City.

Tanner Gentry, Chicago: The second-year wide receiver spent the season on the Bears’ (12-4) practice squad.

Tashaun Gipson, Jacksonville: The seventh-year free safety started and had one solo tackle in the Jaguars’ 20-3 loss at Houston.

The 28-year-old had 54 tackles (44 solo), seven passes defensed and an interception in 16 games – all starts – for Jacksonville (5-11) this season. The 5-foot-11, 212-pounder has 399 tackles (290 solo), 38 passes defensed, 20 interceptions, two touchdowns and a forced fumble in 98 career games (90 starts).

Brian Hill, Atlanta: The second-year running had eight carries for 30 yards during the Falcons’ 34-32 win at Tampa Bay. Hill also caught one pass for nine yards.

The 6-foot-1, 219-pounder played in 10 games with Atlanta (7-9) this season. He had 20 carries for 157 yards. Hill also lost his only fumble. He has gained 194 yards on 194 career carries. The 23-year-old also has caught three passes for 45 yards in 17 games.

Jacob Hollister, New England: The second-year tight end was not active for the Patriots (11-5) during their 38-3 win over the visiting New York Jets. The 24-year-old recorded four receptions for 52 yards in eight games this season.

The 6-foot-4, 245-pounder has eight career receptions for 94 yards in 23 games. Hollister also has one carry for five yards, and five tackles (two solo).

Eric Nzeocha, Tampa Bay: The linebacker spent the entire season on the Buccaneers’ (5-11) practice squad for the second consecutive year. The 25-year-old has not recorded any career statistics.

Mark Nzeocha, San Francisco: The fourth-year linebacker had one special teams tackle during the 49ers’ 48-32 loss at the Los Angeles Rams.

The 6-foot-3, 240-pounder had 22 tackles (17 solo), a sack, a pass defensed and a forced fumble in 16 games for San Francisco (4-12) this season. Nzeocha started three of those contests. The 28-yearold has recorded 28 tackles (22 solo) with a pass defensed and a forced fumble in 33 career games.

Chase Roullier, Washington: The second-year lineman started at center for the Redskins during a 24-0 loss to visiting Philadelpha.

The 6-foot-4, 310-pounder has started all 16 games he played for Washington (7-9) this season. Roullier started seven of the 13 games he played in as a rookie.

Mitch Unrein, Tampa Bay: The defensive end spent the season on injured reserve because of a concussion he suffered during the preseason. The 6-foot-4, 301-pounder has recorded 126 tackles (87 solo) and 4½ sacks in 95 career games (24 starts). The Eaton, Colo., product also caught a 1-yard touchdown pass from Peyton Manning while both players were with the Denver Broncos in 2012.

Eddie Yarbrough, Buffalo: The second-year defensive end was not active for the Bills (6-10) during their 42-17 win over visiting Miami.

The 6-foot-3, 259-pounder posted 29 tackles (21 solo) in 15 games this season. Yarbrough has recorded 63 tackles (44 solo) with one sack and two passes defensed in 31 career games.

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