New York Jets tenderfoot quarterback Zach Wilson is finding the opportunity to see a symbol of his training very close this week during joint practices with the Green Bay Packers.
By means of Dennis Waszak Jr. of the Associated Press, Wilson is savoring the opportunity to see Aaron Rodgers practice face to face and have a similar field with him as he starts his profession with the Jets.
“We’re all technically at the same level now, we’re all in the NFL,” Wilson said, “however we’re all similar to, ‘That is Aaron Rodgers. That is somewhat insane.’ It’s as yet an extraordinary instrument for us just to have the option to gain from him and sort of see what he’s doing.”
The Jets and Packers are getting together for joint practices this week in front of their preseason game in Green Bay on Saturday.
Wilson conceded he is a bit of a “fanboy” with regards to Rodgers and that he was the quarterback he was constantly attracted to watching play.
“He was always the game I always wanted to watch on Sundays,” Wilson said. “I always made sure I was watching his full games, what he was doing.”
Wilson has gotten the opportunity to converse with Rodgers beforehand however the practices in Green Bay have given the primary opportunity to him to see him stir very close and to get some information about the whats and whys of what he does at the position.
“He’s got a lot of knowledge,” Wilson said. “He’s a savvy buddy, he knows what’s happening out there. It’s cool to get some information about footwork, what’s happening on the field, what he’s seeing. On the off chance that I could invest more energy with him and simply continue to pose inquiries, I would.
“The biggest thing I picked up … just how calm and collected he is. He’s kind of just out there, almost like he’s just messing around, playing backyard football. He’s having a good time and he makes it work.”