“We just have to make confident he stays nutritious,” Bell reported Monday with a twinkle in his eye. “I explained to him, ‘No bars.'”
That comment could implement to any one, thinking of the COVID-19 pandemic, but it especially rings true for Darnold, who missed 3 games final time with mononucleosis.
The Jets went -3 throughout his sickness, struggling to rating amid just one of the worst offensive stretches in franchise record.
Darnold, 23, said lately he is not getting any likelihood and that he designs to have a “uninteresting” life this time, being out of New York City and shelling out his time at the staff facility in Florham Park, New Jersey, or his close by apartment.
The Jets, who bought a COVID-19 scare Saturday night time when they received phrase of 10 beneficial assessments (bogus positives, they later on discovered), are counting on Darnold to make important enhancement in his third year.
Bell, in his second time with Darnold, reported his quarterback “seems to be a whole lot diverse” than 2019. “He’s a great deal additional cozy.” Bell claimed Darnold appreciates Adam Gase’s offense so perfectly that he often corrects the coach if there is certainly a glitch in the enjoy contact.
“He has taken terrific command of the huddle,” Bell said. “I feel that is the most significant difference from 12 months 2 to 3.
“Sam is not genuinely a rah-rah male. He is not definitely loud and he’s not truly a yell guy. He’s genuine monotone and type of serene. Most people goes about their way differently. The way he does it, you want to follow him. You want to pay attention to him and operate tough for him.
“Sam appears astounding this year. It is going to be exciting.”
The Jets finished 32nd in total yards final season, with Darnold position 25th out of 30 qualifying quarterbacks in Complete QBR (43.6).