Sam Darnold Named Finalist for FedEx Air Player of the Week 


Quarterback Sam Darnold is a finalist for this week's NFL FedEx Air Player of the Week award following his performance in the Jets' 34-3 win over the Oakland Raiders.

The second-year signal-caller completed 69% of his passes (20-for-29) for 315 yards and two touchdowns in addition to rushing touchdown for for a 127.8 passer rating. This is Darnold's second nomination this season (Week 6 vs. DAL).

The 22-year-old is competing with Ravens QB Lamar Jackson and Browns QB Baker Mayfield, who were all selected in the first round of the 2018 draft.

To vote, you can visit or the NFL Twitter page with FedEx awarding a $2,000 donation in the winning players' names to The USO. Voting will conclude Thursday Nov. 28 at 3 p.m. ET and the winner will be announced later that afternoon.

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