Look at the numbers and the conclusion seems obvious: Daniel Jones over Sam Darnold. Except the debate that could rage here for a decade is not as easy as judging on a one-game sample, even if it is an apples-to-apples comparison provided by the unbeaten Patriots. The best defense in the NFL — maybe one of the best defenses ever in the NFL — tortured the young franchise quarterbacks of the Giants and Jets in back-to-back games in the prime-time window. Jones emerged as the slightly lesser of two evils. In a 33-0 loss on “Monday Night Football,” Darnold finished an abysmal 11 of 32 passing for 86 yards, with four interceptions and a passer rating of 3.6. Yes, 3.6. Eleven days earlier, Jones became the first (and only) quarterback to throw a touchdown pass against the Patriots in seven games this season when he dropped a 64-yard touchdown pass in tight coverage to Golden Tate during a 35-14 loss. It was his lone highlight in a 15 of 31 performance, with 161 passing yards, three interceptions and a 35.2 rating. “Two young quarterbacks trying to figure it out,” Patriots cornerback Jason McCourty told The Post. “I wouldn’t really compare… Read full this story
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