Sitting Sam Darnold in Year One: Lower Half Mechanics & Decision Making

Joseph Ferraiola makes the case for sitting Sam Darnold in year one…

In many ways the 2018 NFL Draft was a critical one for the New York Jets. Jets general manager Mike Maccagnan made a bold decision in mid-March to trade up from the 6th overall selection to the 3rd overall selection that was previously occupied by the Indianapolis Colts. Maccagnan sent Indianapolis the 6th overall pick in addition to the 37th, 49th and a future 2019 2nd round pick to move up three spots in the process.

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New York Jets – 2018 NFL Draft First Year Impacts

Joey Ferriaola breaks down potential year one impacts for the New York Jets 2018 NFL Draft class…

The 2018 NFL Draft should prove to be a fruitful one for the New York Jets despite only having six selections. General Manager Mike Maccagnan drafted his QB of the future in USC’s Sam Darnold which was enough to satisfy a fanbase starved of quality QB play in the last decade and a half. However, the team also had some intriguing selections in the middle and late rounds that can potentially have an impact in their 1st year in the NFL. I’ve broken down the selections into how I see them fitting into the roster during their rookie seasons.

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