It seems the New York Jets averted a whole catastrophe because it pertains to the well being of second-year quarterback Zach Wilson.
Fans and doubtless members of the Jets understandably feared the worst when Wilson went down with a non-contact knee damage throughout this previous Friday’s preseason opener towards the Philadelphia Eagles. It was later discovered, nevertheless, that Wilson suffered a bone bruise and torn meniscus in his proper knee that may require him to have arthroscopic surgical procedure however that will sideline him for solely two to 4 weeks.
Jets supporters obtained extra constructive information on Tuesday.
ESPN’s Rich Cimini and NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport (h/t Kevin Patra) have each reported that Wilson underwent profitable knee surgical procedure on Tuesday. Rapoport added that Wilson “still has a shot to play in Week 1 against the Baltimore Ravens,” however Cimini famous that the Jets will not have the 23-year-old take the sector towards a stay protection “until he’s fully ready” and as an alternative have veteran backup Joe Flacco “in line to start” versus Baltimore on Sept. 11.
Cimini additionally stated that Wilson’s process revealed “no surprises from the original diagnosis.” If the signal-caller cannot go towards the Ravens, he’ll try to return for the Week 2 matchup on the Cleveland Browns on Sept. 18.
Flacco spent his first 11 NFL seasons with the Ravens and guided the membership to a Super Bowl championship. He was named Super Bowl XLVII Most Valuable Player for his efforts in that February 2013 contest.
The 37-year-old who accomplished 64.3% of 42 passes for 338 yards and three touchdowns with the Jets final season has admitted that presumably going through his former employer subsequent month may spark some “crazy” feelings. Meanwhile, Baltimore head coach John Harbaugh stated Monday that “we have great respect for Joe” as a company.
“We haven’t played against his team yet, but it’s been fun watching him, but it’ll be different to play against him as an opponent,” Harbaugh stated of Flacco at the moment.