ESPN’s Adam Schefter has the Zach Wilson injury update, and it’s good news for the New York Jets. The second-year quarterback will only miss 2-to-4 weeks after suffering a bone bruise and a torn meniscus in the Jets’ 24-21 preseason victory over the Philadelphia Eagles.
The 2-to-4 week time frame that Wilson is expected to miss could potentially reach into the regular season. A four-week recovery would mean that Wilson would return in either Week 2 against the Cleveland Browns or Week 3 against the Cincinnati Bengals.
Zach Wilson Injury: Next Man Up Is Flacco
With Wilson out, the next man up is Joe Flacco. The 37-year-old Super Bowl XLVII MVP could potentially start under center in Week 1. Coincidentally, the Jets face the Baltimore Ravens, the team Flacco led to a Super Bowl victory.
Behind Flacco, the Jets’ QB depth chart gets a bit murkier as their remaining options would be Mike White and Chris Streveler.
The news of Wilson’s injury is just the latest in what has been a very eventful summer for the quarterback.
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