Jets QB Zach Wilson to Miss 2-4 Weeks With Knee Injury


August 13

New York Jets quarterback Zach Wilson has been diagnosed with a bone bruise and meniscus tear in his right knee and will miss two to four weeks, per Brian Costello of the New York Post.

Wilson went down after cutting a scramble in the first quarter of Friday night’s preseason game against the Philadelphia Eagles. He limped into the locker room and did not return with many fearing the 23-year-old suffered a torn ACL. The Jets seem to have avoided the worst as there is a chance he will be back for the team’s regular-season opener against the Baltimore Ravens on September 11th. Backup quarterbacks Joe Flacco and Mike White will shoulder the load for the remainder of the preseason and potentially Week 1 if Wilson is not yet ready.

In 2021, Wilson completed 55.6 percent of his passes for 2,334 yards, nine touchdowns, and 11 interceptions.

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