Jets’ Sam Darnold throws third TD pass of first half vs. Redskins
Darnold, 22, threw his third touchdown pass to tight end Ryan Griffin in the final minute of the second quarter, a 16-yard connection in the end zone to put the Jets up 20-3 (via NFL).
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The Jets forced a late-quarter punt by the Redskins, getting the ball back with fewer than 90 seconds. Darnold found the veteran tight end earlier on the drive for a huge first down and pick-up of 45 yards. Griffin was the beneficiary of his playmaking when Darnold threw to the UConn product for the third score of the first half.
Darnold also has a touchdown pass to speedy wide receiver Robby Anderson and former undrafted tight end Daniel Brown in the first half. The troubled quarterback who dealt with mono and a bout of turnover-itis this season threw a pick too.
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