Josh McCown will leave a lasting mark on Jets thanks to Sam Darnold

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Josh McCown will leave a lasting mark on Jets thanks to Sam Darnold
Josh McCown will leave a lasting mark on Jets thanks to Sam Darnold

Sam Darnold will be without a friend and mentor on the sidelines this season. That's because Josh McCown announced his retirement from the league Monday, ending a 17-year run in the NFL that culminated in a two-year stint with the Jets. While he didn't lead the Jets to the playoffs, McCown played a huge role in the development and maturation of Darnold during his rookie season. McCown took Darnold under his wing last season and the two were almost inseparable despite Darnold taking McCown's job. They watched game tape together, ate meals together, went to basketball games together and even lived in the same building. “At the end of the day, no matter what team I was on, I tried to serve it to

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