Andre Roberts

Mehta: Sam Darnold looked great after that pick, but this win was about more than a rookie QB — it was about a young team that believes

Mehta: Sam Darnold looked great after that pick, but this win was about more than a rookie QB — it was about a young team that believes

DETROIT – Dig up Wonder Woman and lasso the truth out of the straight-talking, no-B.S. Jets head coach: No way Todd Bowles would have believed this type of eruption in Motown was possible.

Yet somehow the team with a rookie quarterback, dubious pass rush, iffy special teams and a knack for sleepwalking on the road in the past crushed the Lions, 48-17, in a primetime season-opening game for the ages.

When it was over, the same five words crossed everyone’s lips: What the hell just happened?

SAM DARNOLD PROVES...

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