Jets quarterback Sam Darnold will be a New York tabloid cover boy on Tuesday morning after leading his team to a dominating win in Detroit, but Darnold was measured in his self-assessment afterward.
Darnold said after the game that he still needs to find a rhythm with his receivers, having not played with them much. But he generally felt he had a solid first game as a pro.
“I hate to say it but those types of things are going to happen in the first game, just starting to get a rhythm with the guys,” he said. “Other than that, I thought I played pretty well.”
Darnold threw an interception that was returned…