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Sam Darnold gets carried away with Jets playoff pipe dream

Sam Darnold got carried away, bringing up the “P” word — playoffs — after one win. Le’Veon Bell was the voice of reason, stressing the importance of not ignoring the mistakes that were made. Either way, it sure beats the usual, discussing the agonizing reasons for another loss. There was actual optimism in the Jets’ locker room late Sunday afternoon, following their 34-27 victory over the Giants at MetLife Stadium, and Darnold was leading the charge. “We need every win from now on because we still have a chance,” the second-year quarterback said after the Jets snapped a three-game losing streak. “I mean, if we get on a roll here and we win out, we have a chance at the playoffs. Guys in this locker room know that. We ...