Jets receive 2021 6th-round pick and 2bd- and 4th-round picks in 2022
Filed to ESPN: Jets trading QB Sam Darnold to the Carolina Panthers for a 2021 sixth-round pick and second- and fourth-round picks in 2022, per sources. (Adam Schefter on Twitter)
Nerdy Football Analysis: The Panthers have been looking to upgrade their quarterback position but it’s fair to question how much of an upgrade Darnold is over Teddy Bridgewater who has two years left on his contract. While Darnold is likely the Week 1 starter in Carolina, this trade doesn’t move the needle for the likes of Christian McCaffrey, D.J. Moore or Robby Anderson. The Jets own the No.2 pick in this year’s draft and will taking a quarterback.