Jets head coach Todd Bowles said on Sunday that he has a good idea about who will open the season as the team’s starting quarterback, but that he’ll be keeping it to himself for at least a little while longer.
Many expect that choice to be third overall pick Sam Darnold, who has looked comfortable running the offense while starting the last two preseason games. That group would presumably be surprised if the choice winds up being Teddy Bridgewater or Josh McCown, but Darnold said that no outcome would come as a shock to him.
“I wouldn’t be disappointed, I wouldn’t be surprised. Throughout my short career playing football, I’ve seen a lot of things,” Darnold said, via the New York Post. “Josh and Teddy are great players. I wouldn’t be surprised. At the same time, every quarterback wants to play. But…