The fan base clamored all week for Savior Sam to put on a show on their home turf.
Safe to say Darnold’s MetLife Stadium regular season debut did not go as planned.
The Jets highly-regarded top pick suffered the growing pains rookies usually do, as Gang Green fell to Miami 20-12 on Sunday afternoon.
Darnold threw two picks alongside a touchdown while going 25-for-41 for 334 yards in the loss. He became only the second Jets rookie signal caller to throw for 300-plus yards (Geno Smith in Week 3, 2013, was the first).
With the Jets (1-1) holding on to hopes for a late comeback, Frank Gore — who passed Curtis Martin for fourth on the...