It was unfair to Darron Lee to do this to him Dan Leberfeld

New York Jets linebacker Darron Lee made a starting revelation on SiriusXM NFL Radio yesterday.

Lee was asked about how his rookie season went in 2016.

“I wasn’t necessarily comfortable with the playbook in 2016,” Lee told hosts Jim Miller and Pat Kirwan. “I couldn’t tell you half the terminology. Now I’m much more comfortable.”

If that was the case, why did he start nine games?

Why rush him out there before he was comfortable with the playbook?

Honestly, it’s hard to blame Lee for his struggles last year.

He was clearly put out there before he was ready.

Why not just play him in sub-packages, on passing down, until he was truly ready to start.

I don’t get it.

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