Subsequent to missing four games with a knee injury, Zach Wilson was cleared to play on Sunday against the Houston Texans.
Not all New York Jets fans were excited with the information. Not so much as a full quarter into his return, the freshman quarterback showed why.
Confronting third-and-17 late in the principal quarter, Wilson took a shotgun snap and looked off his first choice on a passing play. He ran up the center, then, at that point, tossed a digging tool pass to running back Ty Johnson. In any case, Johnson wasn’t looking. He’d went upfield to impede for his scrambling quarterback.
Wilson’s pass bobbed away from Johnson and under the control of Houston cornerback Tavierre Thomas, who corralled a jumping block attempt. Five plays later, the Texans changed over the turnover into the primary score of the game on a pass from Tyrod Taylor to Brevin Jordan.
The capture attempt was Wilson’s tenth against five scores in the seventh round of his new kid on the block season for a 2-8 Jets group that drafted him No. 2 generally speaking in April trusting he’d be the quarterback rescuer the establishment has since a long time ago pined for. So far he’s not that. A long way from it.
The Jets took out a 21-14 success on Sunday, however Wilson to a great extent battled in a 14-of-24 exertion for 145 yards with the capture attempt and no passing scores.
It’s completely too early to pass judgment on Wilson’s adequacy as a NFL quarterback. Yet, the early returns aren’t incredible.