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Despite Criticism Nationally, New Jets RB Le’Veon Bell Says He Wouldn’t Change a Thing

Not since Curtis Martin have the Jets had a running back that they can be as excited about as new free agency workhorse back Le’Veon Bell. Bell’s arrival in New York means a complete shift at the running back spot, a position that has been an issue for the team for a long time, and […]

Sam Darnold Will Start Today for Jets Against the Bills

It was widely expected but it hadn’t been announced until late this morning — rookie quarterback Sam Darnold, after a full week of practice, will be the starter for the Jets’ AFC East game against the Bills and fellow rookie QB Josh Allen this afternoon, Randy Lange of Newyorkjets.com reports. Darnold started the first nine […]

Darnold to Sit Again for Jets; Josh McCown to Be Under Center at QB

The Jets for the second straight week will go with Josh McCown at the quarterback spot, as rookie Sam Darnold will again be on the sidelines watching. Sam Darnold is OUT for #NEvsNYJ. Josh McCown will again start at QB. S Marcus Maye, LG James Carpenter DOUBTFUL. WR Robby Anderson, OLB Brandon Copeland QUESTIONABLE. pic.twitter.com/94P2cmJxqm […]

Jets Rookie QB Sam Darnold Hopeful to Play Sunday Against Patriots

Jets rookie quarterback Sam Darnold was unable to practice on Monday but he is holding out hope that he can suit up for the team’s Week 12 game against the Patriots according to Rich Cimini of ESPN.com. “I think the idea of going up against him and the Patriots, coach Belichick and all those guys, […]

Jets QB Sam Darnold Not Buying Into Praise From Broncos LB Von Miller

Broncos’ six-time Pro Bowl pass rusher Von Miller heaped compliments on Jets’ rookie quarterback Sam Darnold, saying he thought he should have been drafted No. 1 overall. But Darnold, after hearing about Miller’s comments for the first time, did his best to play it cool, Matt Stypulkoski of NJ Advance Media reports. “That’s high praise […]

Jets QB Sam Darnold Wants to Beat the Browns; Not Worried About How They Passed Him Up in April

Sam Darnold appeared destined to go to Cleveland in the months leading up to the NFL draft. Then, the Browns called an audible along the way and went instead with Baker Mayfield at No. 1 overall. After the Giants took Saquon Barkley next, the New York Jets ended up with the quarterback they wanted all […]

Jets Officially Name Rookie Sam Darnold as Starter for Season Opener

It’s official – the Jets have a new quarterback, as the team will officially go with rookie Sam Darnold for their opener on Monday against the Detorit Lions. The Jets have a new starting quarterback and a new face of the franchise. Rookie Sam Darnold was officially named the starter Monday, coach Todd Bowles announced. […]

Jets Set to Start Rookie QB Sam Darnold in Week One Vs the Lions

Jets rookie quarterback Sam Darnold will start Week 1 against the Lions on Monday Night Football, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports via Kevin Patra of NFL.com. The 21-year-old quarterback completed 64.4 percent of his 45 preseason passes with two touchdowns to one interception, with an 83.9 quarterback rating. Even with Bridgewater outplaying Darnold during […]