Jets’ Todd Bowles rules out Sam Darnold starting vs. Bills | Will he still be the starter once healthy?


Jets rookie quarterback Sam Darnold could still serve as the backup against the Bills on Sunday.

Jets head coach Todd Bowles said Thursday that Sam Darnold will not start against the Bills on Sunday at MetLife Stadium due to his strained right foot.

Bowles did not declare Darnold completely out for Sunday’s game, however – there is still a chance that Darnold could dress as the backup if the Jets feel he is healthy enough for that role. If not, practice squad quarterback Davis Webb will fill the spot.

More importantly, Bowles made clear that Darnold will be the team’s starting