New York Jets rookie quarterback Zach Wilson says he is not anxious about Mike White stealing his job.
“I’ve played only five games,” Wilson told reporters Thursday, via Rich Cimini of ESPN. “I simply obtained right here. I’m speculated to be a senior in school proper now. You have to grasp, it should be onerous. I’m not making excuses, however that is the place development comes from.
“I definitely didn’t come here thinking this would be the greatest thing ever and we’re going to go undefeated. I knew it was going to be tough and that’s part of the process. That’s what makes football so fun. My time is going to come.”
Wilson, 22, has been out of motion since struggling a knee damage in Week 7 and has already been dominated out of the group’s Week 10 recreation in opposition to the Buffalo Bills. In his absence, the Jets turned to White who has rapidly develop into a fan favourite.
White threw for 405 passing yards with three touchdowns and two interceptions in a come-from-behind, upset victory over the Cincinnati Bengals in Week 8. While a forearm damage ended his Week 9 displaying in opposition to the Indianapolis Colts prematurely, White began that recreation by finishing seven of his 11 passes for 95 yards, together with a 19-yard landing move.
The Jets plan to begin White in opposition to the Bills in Week 10.