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Sam Darnold Cleared to Return to New York Jets Lineup

Sam Darnold Cleared to Return to New York Jets Lineup

With the Packers off to a 4-1 start, there's not much to quibble about. The only carry under 11 yards in that span was a 3-yard score.

Jason Garrett started the year 3-0, but has dropped 2 straight games. He threw for 175 yards and a touchdown in that game. Plus, what does the future hold for Brett Maher and should Dak Prescott be getting blamed for the Cowboys' problems.

Now, with the Cowboys falling to 3-2, losers of consecutive games, those same folks are playing devil's advocate.

He did, however, have a ideal drive to start the second half going 6 of 6 as a Elliott touchdown run gave the Cowboys a 10-9 lead with just eight minutes to go in the third, but unfortunately, it would be the last points they put on the board. During Darnold's absence the Jets haven't been able to get ANYTHING going on offense. Tests last Thursday night revealed Darnold was not yet able to be fully cleared, and Luke Falk started his second straight game for NY.

Dak Prescott #4 of the Dallas Cowboys in action against the Miami Dolphins in the third quarter at AT&T Stadium on September 22 in Arlington, Texas. Unfortunately, Prescott was intercepted for the second time just outside the red zone, again wasting a potential touchdown drive. Of course, they're also undefeated on the road-taking down two playoff-caliber teams in the Chicago Bears and Dallas Cowboys.

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Darnold has been out since September 11, when he was diagnosed with mononucleosis, three days after the team's season-opening loss to the Buffalo Bills. Owner Jerry Jones said it was a medial collateral ligament injury and was optimistic about the prognosis. "I had three interceptions and a loss".

Following those relatively easy wins, the Cowboys fell short to the Saints on the road.

Since his time on the shelf the Jets have scored a total of 23 points in three games.

Russell Wilson is now the highest-paid quarterback in the National Football League, after signing a four-year extension worth $140 million with the Seattle Seahawks in April.