Jets Second-year quarterback Zach Wilson played New York’s preseason opener at Philadelphia Eagles After a knee injury. With just over four minutes to play in the first quarter, Wilson took a first-and-10 snap from New York’s 40-yard line and went right. On his way up the field, Wilson tried to cut to midfield to shake the challenger and came down awkwardly.

He was initially helped by a teammate and had a significant handicap. Wilson was then officially sent to the locker room and the planes for further evaluation It made his return doubtful. with knee injury. Wilson did not return to the game After talks, Jets coach Robert Saleh told reporters that Wilson would have an MRI on Saturday.

Given that this is just an exhibition, it wouldn’t be surprising if the team kept him out for the game despite his health. However, this injury has some room for concern, because Wilson does not seem to be affected when he goes down the field. And any time there’s an unrelated injury, it should leave the team breathless.

Before the injury, Wilson wasn’t off to a hot start. On the Jets’ opening drive of the night, Eagles linebacker Kizzir White threw a bad interception on a pass intended for Corey Davis. Wilson completed three of his five passes for 23 yards before dropping the pick.

The former No. 2 overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft is entering his sophomore season after a rookie campaign. In 13 games, he completed just 55.6% of his passes for 2,334 yards, nine touchdowns and 11 interceptions.

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