New York Jets quarterback Sam Darnold has been cleared to return to play the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday and can start, the staff introduced.
Darnold has been out for the reason that second week of the season after being identified with mono. It was feared that Darnold may have been out for about eight weeks however he appeared at observe final week prior to the Jets’ blowout loss towards the Philadelphia Eagles.
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“I feel good. Energy’s awesome,” Darnold informed ESPN New York’s “The Michael Kay Show” on Monday prior to his official clearance. “Just trying to play this week, however [have to] anticipate the physician’s orders tomorrow. I’m excited to hear the information, I have a sense it’s going to be excellent news.
“I thought possibly it might come final week, however had to wait it out once more. Hopefully this week it’s higher information and I get to observe and prepare for a recreation on Sunday.”
Darnold was on the helm through the Jets’ first recreation of the season towards the Buffalo Bills. The Jets misplaced the sport 17-16 and have misplaced each recreation since then.
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Jets coach Adam Gase mentioned Monday the staff nonetheless has to get higher even with Darnold’s return.
“It’s probably more than just Sam getting out there,” he mentioned. “We have a lot of other things to clean up. Sam is able to hide things sometimes for us, where if we make a mistake, he covers it up. I think we just need to do a better job as a group making sure that all 11 are on the same page.”
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In Darnold’s absence, the Jets have used Trevor Siemian and Luke Falk because the quarterbacks. Siemian was injured in his first recreation towards the Cleveland Browns and Falk has not been the participant the Jets thought may have gotten the job performed in Darnold’s absence.