The Jets Should Pump The Brakes On The Darnold Hype For His Sake

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The Jets Should Pump The Brakes On The Darnold Hype For His Sake
The Jets Should Pump The Brakes On The Darnold Hype For His Sake

Before spring practice began in April, new Jets coach Adam Gase repeatedly talked about how impressed he was with second-year quarterback Sam Darnold. Yet Gase also noted that he wanted to bring the young signalcaller along slowly. Gase said in a phone interview on the Rich Eisen Show that he wanted to see “what we can take off (Darnold's) plate…instead of treating him like he's been in the league 15 years and putting it all on his plate.” But Gase seemed to have changed his opinion sometime during the spring, saying two days before the final spring practice earlier this month that “some of the throws (Darnold) makes in practice, I'm like, what made him go there, what made him throw that ball,

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