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What to do with Sam Darnold in Week 4 fantasy football

Can Sam Darnold bounce back from his abysmal Week 3 performance against the Broncos in Week 4?

New York Jets quarterback Sam Darnold throws a pass during the first quarter against the San Francisco 49ers at MetLife Stadium. Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports

The New York Jets have looked like one of the worst teams in the NFL so far this season, and Sam Darnold has struggled to take a step forward in year three of his pro career. Can the signal caller have a bounce back game against the Denver Broncos on Thursday despite his thin receiving corps?

Fantasy Football analysis: Jets QB Sam Darnold

Sam Darnold does not look like a good football player. While he did have some bright spots in Week 1, his WR1 Jamison Crowder is working toward returning from a hamstring injury and Breshad Perriman has been ruled out for Thursday. Chris Hogan (ribs/knee) is also listed as questionable, which leaves Chris Herndon as the only healthy starting pass catcher. Darnold has three touchdown passes, but four interceptions to go along with them. Denver has a middle-of-the-road pass defense this year, but Darnold has below average targets to work with.

Fantasy Start/Sit Recommendation

Sit Darnold. He threw two pick-sixes in Week 2 and is playing terribly. I don’t expect him to turn things around when none of his best weapons are at 100 percent.