NFL Preseason Week 1 – Usually we do not submit about accidents till they’re introduced by the crew however all indications are that Zach Wilson tore his proper ACL tonight whereas scrambling on the second collection of the Jets’ preseason sport in opposition to Philadelphia. Wilson went down awkwardly with a non-contact harm and obtained up limping. Proper now Joe Flacco is the backup with Mike White because the third-string quarterback. Would the Jets commerce for Jimmy Garoppolo if Wilson is actually out for the season? Do they suppose their roster is sweet sufficient to make that commerce worthwhile? Jets offensive coordinator Mike LaFleur did work with Garoppolo in San Francisco, the place he was passing sport coordinator from 2017 by 2020.
Given how unhealthy Wilson was, I do not suppose it is loopy to counsel that the Jets’ imply expectations is perhaps higher with Flacco at quarterback than Wilson. However the vary of prospects with Wilson was so much wider. Joe Flacco would possibly lead this Jets crew to a 7-10 season. Wilson might need crashed to 2-15 or he might need soared into the playoffs.
UPDATE: Saturday morning, it was reported that the harm is a bone bruise and presumably a torn meniscus however not a torn ACL. Wilson will doubtless miss just a few weeks however not your complete season.