After the Jets picked their new quarterback of the future Sam Darnold, general manager Mike Maccagnan and head coach Todd Bowles spoke about the selection to the media.
Todd Bowles cites Sam Darnold’s competitiveness as one of the main things he likes about him. #jets— Connor Hughes (@Connor_J_Hughes) April 27, 2018
Mike Maccagnan said he scouted Darnold five times in person last fall. The #Jets held a secret private workout with him recently, about a week before his top-30 visit.— Rich Cimini (@RichCimini) April 27, 2018
Maccagnan said they had a private workout with Darnold a week before he visited #nyj— Brian Costello (@BrianCoz) April 27, 2018
Todd Bowles said there's "no timetable" on when Darnold will start. TB: "We're not going to throw him out there, but at the same time, we're not going to hold him back, either." #Jets— Rich Cimini (@RichCimini) April 27, 2018
Maccagnan on Sam Darnold’s turnovers: Says there are “things he can work on” and things he can “improve on” but there are things he does “exceptionally well” #Jets— Connor Hughes (@Connor_J_Hughes) April 27, 2018
Todd Bowles said #Jets have no problem with Sam Darnold’s throwing motion— Connor Hughes (@Connor_J_Hughes) April 27, 2018