Now-former Jets quarterback Sam Darnold took a chunk of the Huge Apple, nevertheless it turned out to be greater than he may chew, and New York bit the bullet and shipped Darnold to Carolina on Monday for a bevvy of draft picks.
Darnold, who has largely been understated and California cool all through his tumultuous NFL profession, was caught on video seemingly reveling within the commerce to the Panthers, surrounded by household and buddies.
Private QB coach Jordan Palmer posted a video of Darnold on the point of get together, full with Carolina Panthers blue balloons and a Panthers hat, trying like he is crawled out of the identical crap-smelling foulness that Andy Dufresne did in “The Shawshank Redemption.”
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Darnold enters the room to hootin’ and hollerin’, clearly surrounded by supportive household and buddies, readying him for the subsequent chapter of his profession and a visit all the way down to Charlotte.
Darnold, the 2018 No. three total choose, had a tough go of it in New York, having to cope with Adam Gase, a questionable supporting forged and an notorious bout with mononucleosis in 2019.
The Panthers are clearly banking on Darnold’s potential shifting ahead, whereas the Jets are seemingly prepared to pick a quarterback within the 2021 NFL Draft.
Whereas the jury’s nonetheless out on Darnold, no less than the welcoming committee is in.