The future shined a little brighter for the Jets and Giants on Sunday.
Daniel Jones outplayed Sam Darnold in the boxscore but the Jets beat the Giants 34-27 at their shared home of MetLife Stadium.
It’s hard to see positives amid such a disappointing season for the Jets and the Giants, but Sam Darnold and Daniel Jones both showed their abilities to play competitive games.
Darnold displayed all of his athletic mobility without any of his signature turnovers to throw for 230 yards and two scores on his way to the win, while Jones found holes in the Jets defense to finish with 303 passing yards with four touchdowns.
Coach Pat Shurmur of the Giants and coach Adam Gase of the Jets both have a lot to worry about. Despite some rare bright moments from their QBs, their jobs and their teams are in the conversations about the worst in the NFL this season.