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SportSam Darnold injury update: Jets coach Todd Bowles not ready to name starting QB

21:40  06 december  2018
21:40  06 december  2018 Source:   sportingnews.com

Jets have yet to name a starting QB, will see 'who’s the healthiest'

Jets have yet to name a starting QB, will see 'who’s the healthiest' Don't ask head coach Todd Bowles which quarterback will be starting Sunday against the Titans, because he still doesn't know.

Jets are suddenly loaded at quarterback and have many options, including trading Bridgewater or McCown. I tried everything I could think of to try to goad Todd Bowles into committing to rookie Sam Darnold as his starting quarterback for at least Thursday's exhibition with the Washington Redskins.

Samuel Richard Darnold (born June 5, 1997) is an American football quarterback for the New York Jets of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at USC.

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Sam Darnold appears to be ready to make his return.

The Jets' rookie quarterback was a full participant in practice Wednesday, indicating he could be ready to play Sunday against the Bills after missing the last three games due to a foot injury.

However, coach Todd Bowles isn't ready to name the starting quarterback just yet.

"No, not yet," Bowles told reporters Wednesday.

Darnold has been dealing the hurt foot since Week 9, but practiced on a limited basis all last week leading up to the team's Week 13 loss to the Titans with veteran Josh McCown under center. Reports suggested Darnold could have played, but the Jets opted to take a cautious approach with the injury.

Sam Darnold injury update: Jets QB (foot) likely won't play vs. Titans, report says

Sam Darnold injury update: Jets QB (foot) likely won't play vs. Titans, report says The Jets are planning to start Josh McCown, as the team is reportedly committed to making sure Darnold is 100 percent when he returns.

New York Jets head coach Todd Bowles named rookie Sam Darnold the team's starting quarterback on Monday, September 3 But why did Bowles ultimately choose Darnold over veteran Josh McCown? Updated September 3, 2018 at 4:14 PM; Posted September 3, 2018 at 3:20 PM.

Jets coach Todd Bowles told The MMQB's Albert Breer that he sees no drawback to waiting until after his team's final preseason game to name a starting Bowles adds that he has "no doubt" that waiting will not hinder preparation for the season opener. New York is choosing between Sam Darnold , who

Darnold, the No. 3 overall pick in this year's draft, has completed 159 of 289 passes for 1,934 and 11 touchdowns with 14 interceptions in nine games this season.

The Bills (4-8) are slated to host the Jets (3-9) in an AFC East clash at 1 p.m. ET Sunday.

Marcus Mariota injury update: Titans QB expected to start Monday against Texans.
The Titans quarterback, who left Sunday's game with a stinger, was a full participant in practice Friday.

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