Jets Get Disappointing News With Sam Darnold Injury Update

David Kaestle
Sam Darnold will miss the Jets Week 11 game.
Sam Darnold will miss the Jets Week 11 game. / Jamie Squire/Getty Images
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The New York Jets are the NFL's worst team, currently sitting winless at 0-9 on the season. However, it becomes exponentially harder to win games, or even just a game, when your starting quarterback is out.

When asked about an update on Darnold's shoulder injury, Jets head coach Adam Gase revealed that the USC product would be out again in Week 11, though he has a chance to return in Week 12.

Backup Joe Flacco has had some moments filling in for Darnold, but it's clear the Jets' best chance at putting anything in the win column this season will come with Darnold under center.

The Jets are already heavy 8.5-point road underdogs to a struggling 2-7 Los Angeles Chargers team in Week 11, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. While this game might be winnable, not having Darnold again surely has to be deflating for New York.


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David Kaestle is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, David also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username davekaestle. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel.

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