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Sam Darnold found positives out of miserable Jets season

Sam Darnold needs Jets lovers to know he identified some positives in his third yr with the corporation, inspite of Gang Green’s unattractive 2-fourteen history final time.

“Year 3… So a lot to study from and so lots of fantastic teammates I grew nearer with together the way,” Darnold wrote in an Instagram post on Wednesday. “Not the time we envisioned but shared times with persons that I will never fail to remember. Only up from listed here!! #jetup”

It is continue to a query if Darnold will remain a Jet following time.

The Jets, who have the No. 2 pick in the 2021 NFL Draft, very probably lost their chance to get Trevor Lawrence, but continue to could draft a quarterback.

Ohio Condition quarterback Justin Fields obtained a whole lot of buzz right after a dominant performance versus Clemson in the Higher education Soccer Playoff semifinal but struggled in a 52-24 loss to Alabama in the countrywide championship on Monday. Zach Wilson, who led the BYU Cougars to an 11-one history final time, also is regarded a top quarterback on some early draft boards.

A week ago Jets general supervisor Joe Douglas praised Darnold, but didn’t rule out buying and selling him in 2021.

“We’ve acquired a whole lot of selections to make,” Douglas stated. “I consider that Sam’s likely to be a fantastic quarterback. I’m enthusiastic to get a head coach in listed here, go by means of our system.

“I experienced a fantastic conversation with Sam. I won’t go into the specifics, but I consider Sam has a very bright long run in this league. … I’m enthusiastic about Sam.”

Darnold, who has yet to engage in a total sixteen-recreation time, is thirteen-25 as the Jets’ starter.