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Jets exchange for Eagles QB Joe Flacco with Zach Wilson injured

A day after youngster quarterback Zach Wilson experienced a knee injury, the New York Jets have exchanged for Philadelphia Eagles reinforcement Joe Flacco.

Birds lead trainer Nick Sirianni affirmed the arrangement to beat columnists Monday evening after NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo at first detailed the news.

Per NFL Network, the Jets are sending a 6th round draft pick to the Eagles consequently that could heighten to a fifth round pick dependent on the amount Flacco plays.

Wilson sidelined for a considerable length of time

Wilson passed on Sunday’s misfortune to the New England Patriots subsequent to experiencing the injury in the subsequent quarter. His right knee got bent on a hit by linebacker Matthew Judon. He didn’t get back to the game.

Reinforcement Mike White traded Wilson for his first NFL activity. A fifth-round pick by the Dallas Cowboys in 2018, he finished 20 of 32 passes for 202 yards with a score and two block attempts in the 54-13 misfortune.

A MRI on Monday supposedly affirmed that Wilson experienced a hyper-extended PCL that is relied upon to sideline him for 2 a month. Wilson told columnists on Sunday that he felt a fly in his knee and that it was free. He said the group accepted that a PCL sprain would add up to a “most ideal situation.”

Flacco last played for the Jets

Flacco, a 13-season NFL veteran who won a Super Bowl with the Baltimore Ravens, will apparently take over at quarterback until Wilson is cleared to return. Flacco played for the Jets in 2020, seeing his latest NFL activity in five appearances including four beginnings for a harmed Sam Darnold. He finished 55.2% of his passes for 864 yards with six scores and three interferences in Darnold’s stead. He endorsed with the Eagles as a free specialist during the offseason.

Gardner Minshew will go about as Jalen Hurts’ essential reinforcement in Philadelphia with Flacco’s takeoff.

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