Sam Darnold may have delivered the most impressive play by a QB this season on Thursday Night Football.
In the first quarter of the Jets-Broncos game, Darnold was able to break multiple Broncos’ players ankles for an insane 46-yard TD run.
SAM DARNOLD MAKING MANY PEOPLE MISS
— New York Jets (@nyjets) October 2, 2020
Sam Darnold's 46-yard Rush TD is the longest ever by a Jets quarterback.
The last QB scramble of at least 46 yards was Alex Smith in 2017 Week 13 (70 yards)
The last QB scramble of at least 46 yards for a TD was Deshaun Watson, who went 49 yards in 2017 Week 2 at the Bengals. pic.twitter.com/4LVovMBUht
— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) October 2, 2020
With his 1st quarter score, Sam Darnold joined Lamar Jackson & Deshaun Watson as the only QBs with a 40+ yard rush TD in the last 5 seasons
His 46-yard rush TD was the longest rush TD by any player on #TNF since Derrick Henry's 99-yarder vs the Jaguars in Week 14, 2018
— NFL Research (@NFLResearch) October 2, 2020
Darnold’s impressive TD garnered praise for Patrick Mahomes, LeBron James, and others.
Yo that was a crazy run!!
— Patrick Mahomes II (@PatrickMahomes) October 2, 2020
Helluva run by Darnold! The juke move once he got out the pocket was a RB elite move
— LeBron James (@KingJames) October 2, 2020
— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) October 2, 2020
Holy shit Sam Darnold 😱
— Chad Johnson (@ochocinco) October 2, 2020
Genuinely pumped for Sam Darnold right now.
— Pat McAfee (@PatMcAfeeShow) October 2, 2020