New York Jets rookie quarterback Sam Darnold was observed with a strolling boot on his correct foot Wednesday and reportedly will sit out this weekend’s recreation in opposition to the Buffalo Funds.
The New York Each day Data reported that Darnold has a “very important sprain” and may miss Sunday’s contest versus the Funds (2-7).
Josh McCown, 39, is anticipated to get the nod for the Jets (Three-6) as an alternative of Darnold, who was the third whole select of the 2018 NFL Draft.
New York will then go into its bye sooner than returning to face the New England Patriots in Week 12.
Darnold was sacked four events and hit on seven occasions in Sunday’s 13-6 setback to the Miami Dolphins. He completed 21 of 39 passes for 229 yards and four interceptions.
“Yeah, I actually really feel optimistic,” the 21-year-old Darnold said on Monday. “Some bumps and some bruises nevertheless each half is good.”
Darnold is 159 for 289 for 1,934 yards with 11 touchdowns and 14 interceptions in 9 video video games this season.
McCown is coming off one of many essential productive seasons of his career in 2017. He completed 67.Three % of his passes and threw a career-high 18 touchdown passes with 9 interceptions in 13 video video games sooner than sustaining a broken left hand.