Sam Darnold: Vibe’s a lot better for sure

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When the Jets beat the Giants in Week 10 to improve to 2-7, quarterback Sam Darnold said that the team still had a shot at the playoffs “if we get on a roll here and we win out.”

The Jets have won two more games since then, so that possibility is still on the table and Darnold said after Sunday’s 34-3 win over the Raiders that the prospect is “definitely in the back of my head.” He said that taking things one week at a time is a more prominent thought and that living in the moment is much easier now than when the team was 1-7.

“Whenever you win it’s always going to feel a little bit different than when you lose,” Darnold said in his postgame press conference. “The vibe, it’s a lot better for sure. But we’ve just got to keep putting in the work during the week and if we do that then this vibe’s going to continue.”

The Bengals and Dolphins are next up for the Jets, so keeping the vibe going certainly seems like a possibility for a team that’s scored 102 points during their three-game winning streak.

17 responses to “Sam Darnold: Vibe’s a lot better for sure

  1. Man, I would’ve been nice how this team turned out if he never got sick. Glad to see they’re starting to piece it together though

  2. Darnold is obviously the real deal, he’s so much better than Josh Allen and right there with Baker Mayfield.

  3. joetoronto says:
    November 24, 2019 at 7:07 pm
    Darnold is obviously the real deal, he’s so much better than Josh Allen and right there with Baker Mayfield
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    He sure is. Maybe he’ll get a chance to prove it in the playoffs.

    Oh wait….my bad..

  4. Note to Sam – You don’t get too high after a win, and you don’t get too down after a loss. Stay even keel regardless and concentrate on getting better bro or you won’t make it

  5. He is a better quarterback than josh Allen bills fans let’s be real. Josh Allen has a ton of talent but if you take away Allen’s running ability he is not accurate enough to carry a team with his arm. The bills are doing good this year but if they had the early schedule the jets had they would not have this many wins. Plus we gave you your first win the jets should have won

  6. We’re starting to see a good young QB coming of age. It’s a QB league and the Jets have finally found a franchise QB. Just like most elite QB throughout NFL history that join really bad teams, it takes a couple years to start getting the ball rolling. Darnold is still 2 or 3 years away from becoming the QB he’ll eventually become, but we’re seeing flashes. He’s much stronger than he was just 2 or 3 weeks ago after recovering from an illness that just wipes away all your strength. Enjoy it Jets’ fans. This is just the beginning.

  7. KoolAidFree says:
    November 24, 2019 at 7:49 pm
    Note to Sam – You don’t get too high after a win, and you don’t get too down after a loss. Stay even keel regardless and concentrate on getting better bro or you won’t make it
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    And you know this from experiencing it first hand over the course of your long, distinguished career as an NFL QB???

  8. Thank you Charlie you are actually a nice fan who I enjoy reading your comments and don’t just troll. I only really comment on jets stuff but I do get stuck fighting with other people who want to be negative about my jets. But thanks for having a nice thing to say

  9. jets2469 says:
    November 24, 2019 at 7:54 pm
    He is a better quarterback than josh Allen bills fans let’s be real. Josh Allen has a ton of talent but if you take away Allen’s running ability he is not accurate enough to carry a team with his arm. The bills are doing good this year but if they had the early schedule the jets had they would not have this many wins. Plus we gave you your first win the jets should have won
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    Jets didn’t give them anything, THE BILLS TOOK IT!! Everybody thinks Josh has already peaked while everyone else improves. Delusional. The kid is still growing into the position and continues to rise against all the negatives. Virus free Sam looks good right now. EZ to play loose when there’s no pressure cause you have NOTHING to lose.

  10. it is possible (gulp) that just maybe, that class of ’18 may have some pretty good qbs coming out of it…mayfield, darnold, allen, jackson..the future looks bright with this crop…too bad what happened to rosen but maybe he just has to take the long road to the top like many others before him (testaverde, gannon come to mind)

  11. I would love to start throwing back some of the hate some “knowledgeable” Pats fans have been slinging at the Jets, but I’ll refrain. Instead, I’ll just enjoy the progress this team is obviously making. I’ll enjoy the lame statements some of them have made. Between free agency and the draft, the Jets need a couple more offensive linemen, a CB or two and a pass rushing beast and the Jets can make some noise in the league next year.

  12. You took a missed field goal and a missed extra point and won 17 to 16. The jets gave you the game. And I like josh Allen and hope you guys make the playoffs but he is not a better quarterback than virus free Sam. And he doesn’t have to be either because he is winning. But you can thank your running game with him included in that and your defense and the fact that you had a favorable schedule compared to the first 7 games the jets had. That virus Sam had killed the jets season along with 46 million on injured reserve

  13. Anyone that thinks Darnold is better than Allen doesn’t know football
    Allen is compelling the team to win by sheer force of will.
    Inaccurate? When I saw that I had to shake my head, chortle, and wonder how that guy ties his shoes. Even the biggest doubters in the sporta writers world dropped that meme. They are now saying he will be elite. He will be.
    Some guy’s just don’t know football

  14. “Even the biggest doubters in the sports writers world dropped that meme.” Boy, that’s not true…who are you reading? Tanier and the FO’s certainly still criticize his erratic accuracy.

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