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Josh Norman on Sam Darnold: It’s so crazy to see what he’s doing at an early age

Pro Bowl cornerback Josh Norman raved about Darnold after joint practices between Washington and the Jets.
That’s not so much a college-level throw.
He’s putting them on the money.
“It’s like, dang.
You get rookies in here and you try to mess them with a little bit and bait them a little bit into thinking they’re throwing a route, and you can make a play, and he’s not having it.
It’s so crazy to see that at an early age.
So it’s like, man, they must come in here not wanting to screw it up, and he’s so far impressed me, and I didn’t want him to.
I wanted to break all rookies.
After Darnold went 13-of-18 for 96 yards and a touchdown, the Jets rewarded him with first-team reps.
Norman sees why.

AP

Sam Darnold already has impressed his teammates and his coaches. Now, it’s opponents who are saying good things about the Jets rookie quarterback.

Pro Bowl cornerback Josh Norman raved about Darnold after joint practices between Washington and the Jets.

“How do I want to word this?” Norman said, via video posted by Kimberly Martin of the Washington Post. “Someone asked me about him the other day and I was like, ‘Yeah, whatever; he’s just a guy.’ Then you go out here and see him making these throws and you’re like, all right. That’s not so much a college-level throw. He’s putting them on the money.

“It’s like, dang. You get rookies in here and you try to mess them with a little bit and bait them a little bit into thinking they’re throwing a route, and you can make a play, and he’s not having it. It’s so crazy to see that at an early age. Dak [Prescott] has that; Carson [Wentz] has that. So it’s like, man, they…

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