Sam Darnold completed his preseason on a excessive be aware.
After a quiet opening quarter on Saturday evening, Darnold led the Jets offense on a seven-play, 65-yard drive towards the Saints’ second-team protection that he capped with a 2-yard scoring strike to Ty Montgomery with 8:22 left within the first half. Darnold hit Robby Anderson on a 41-yard completion down the left sideline, by far his greatest cross of the night. He was changed by backup Trevor Siemian.
The Jets trailed 13-7 on the half.
Earlier than the drive, Darnold hadn’t executed a lot, the Jets enjoying it conservatively for probably the most half. Total, he accomplished 8-of-13 passes for 97 yards and a landing. Their first 4 drives have been three punts and a Montgomery fumble.
He ended the preseason 17-of-25 for 211 yards with two touchdowns and no interceptions.