There is excitement all around the Jets these days and a hope about what the hiring of Robert Saleh means for their future. That figures to only grow when he steps to the virtual podium on Thursday, exuding the confidence and leadership that won the Jets over during his job interview.
Even players from other organizations think Deshaun Watson should be traded to the New York Jets. Veteran cornerback Richard Sherman, who has spent the last three years playing for the San Francisco 49ers, said Watson should find his way to New York. "I'd get out of there as quickly as possible," Sherman said on The Cris Collinsworth Podcast.
"I just want to be coached to be better," outside linebacker Tarell Basham told reporters. "I feel like I'm a player along with a lot of players on the team who still have more developing to do and can still get better." Darnold is at the forefront of those who have yet to realize their potential.