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Colin Cowherd: Sam Darnold Will Be Better Than Baker Mayfield

Baker Mayfield and Colin Cowherd debate on FS1.

Baker Mayfield appears on FS1's The Herd.

On Thursday night, the New York Jets took the field for their second preseason contest.

For the second-straight game, second-year quarterback Sam Darnold looked like an NFL veteran. He carved up the opposing defense, giving Jets fans something to smile about.

Colin Cowherd was smiling too.

The Fox Sports radio and television host is a fan of the former USC star and constantly compares him to former Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield.

He was at it again on Friday afternoon, declaring once and for all that Darnold will be the better NFL quarterback than his Cleveland Browns counterpart.

"Very few in the media have the courage to go against the grain and say Darnold is better than Baker. He’s not better now because he’s younger, entered the league with nothing to work with," Cowherd said about Darnold.

This isn't the first time Cowherd has pushed this narrative and it won't be the last.

Both Mayfield and Darnold look poised for dominant regular seasons if their preseason play is any indication.

As for who is the better quarterback? We'll have to wait a few more years to answer that question.