New York Jets quarterback Sam Darnold will sit out in opposition to the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday together with his sprained proper shoulder.
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- Last Updated: October 7, 2020, 10:21 PM IST
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NEW YORK: New York Jets quarterback Sam Darnold will sit out in opposition to the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday together with his sprained proper shoulder.
Coach Adam Gase mentioned Wednesday that veteran Joe Flacco will get the beginning at dwelling in Darnold’s place.
We’re simply ensuring we do the appropriate factor, not solely by him, however for the instant future and long run, Gase mentioned of Darnold.
Darnold, who was injured final Thursday night time in opposition to Denver, is week to week. The group will see how the quarterback feels after he rests this week.
Hopefully he will get higher shortly and he doesnt miss an excessive amount of time, Gase mentioned.
It marks the third straight 12 months in Darnold’s younger NFL profession that he’ll miss at the least a recreation. He was sidelined for 3 video games as a rookie with a sprained foot after which three extra final 12 months whereas coping with mononucleosis.
He’s in a whole lot of ache, Gase mentioned. “To go out and practice, it would be very difficult for him right now.”
Darnold sprained the AC joint in his throwing shoulder when he was sacked late within the first quarter by Denvers Alexander Johnson. He stayed in for yet one more play and handed the ball off earlier than heading to the locker room to be examined. Darnold appeared to have averted severe damage when he got here again into the sport in the course of the Jets subsequent offensive collection.
Gase mentioned he and the group aren’t second-guessing the choice to have Darnold return since he’s now going to overlook at the least one recreation.
At that point, the fellows thought that was the appropriate factor to do, Gase mentioned. He needed to return in and knew what it was. Obviously, after the sport, the subsequent recreation, he was much more sore than he was in actual time. They weren’t anxious about additional injury. It can be exhausting for him to go apply this week.
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