Sam Darnold, Cam Jordan
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New Orleans Saints defensive end Cam Jordan believes New York Jets quarterback Sam Darnold has a “punchable face.”

Which quarterback would you not want to spend quarantine time with? This is was the question Bleacher Report’s The Lefkoe Show asked New Orleans Saints defensive end Cameron Jordan recently.

His answer was a shock to many.

“I’m going to simply say Sam Darnold because he just has a face that I want to punch.” Jordan answered.

Jordan backed up the choice with a USC excuse while not holding back.

“I look at Sam Darnold… I’m just like, he came out of USC,” Jordan said. “I feel like there’s so much private school in him. I never beat USC in college, so there’s already a gripe there. He just has one of those faces. I’m not sure what it is. It’s almost Baker Mayfield-esque, but I like Baker Mayfield‘s personality. I don’t know anything about Sam Darnold; I just look at him and (think) I can’t wait to hit him blindside.”

Darnold, 22, is ready to enter his third professional season for the New York Jets, the organization that drafted him third overall in the 2018 NFL Draft.

The kid’s been through a decent amount of stuff thus far. From an injury his rookie season that kept him out three games to contracting mono this past season, it’s not enough that he’s been forced to play behind one of the league’s worst offensive lines. Now, an NFL vet is dumping all over the kid from afar.

Jordan, 30, arrived in New Orleans as the 24th overall pick in 2011, two years clear of the Saints only Super Bowl victory. The five-time Pro Bowler attended California, which automatically makes USC a natural enemy of his.

In nine seasons, Jordan has tallied 87 sacks, 463 total tackles while Darnold is looking to get his career pointed in the right direction after showing some promise his first couple of campaigns.

Luckily for Jordan, he has not been forced to quarantine with young Darnold. We suppose he’d like it better with Baker Mayfield (who he also mentioned) in those terrible Progressive commercials, all alone with an empty FirstEnergy Stadium.

Hey, to each his own. Surely, the far-beyond-his-years Darnold will not make a story of this.


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