New Zach Wilson Update Could Spell End of Jets Career

Zach Wilson's Career in New York could be coming to an end.

Dec 17, 2023; Miami Gardens, Florida, USA; New York Jets quarterback Zach Wilson (2) drops back to
Dec 17, 2023; Miami Gardens, Florida, USA; New York Jets quarterback Zach Wilson (2) drops back to / Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports
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Zach Wilson's career in New York has been all over the place, but things may be headed towards a divorce. Wilson is still in the concussion protocol and will not play in the season finale against the New England Patriots.

The BYU product suffered a concussion just before halftime in the Dec. 17 game against the Miami Dolphins, which has sidelined him ever since.

The 24-year-old was selected with the second overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft to be the franchise quarterback of the team. Things just never seemed to take off for Wilson and the Jets. Through three seasons, Wilson has completed 57% of his throws for 6,293 yards with 23 passing touchdowns and 25 interceptions.

Additionally, he finished last in passer rating in both the 2021 and 2022 campaigns. New York decided to trade for four-time MVP Aaron Rodgers in April 2023 to take the reigns and allow Wilson to learn behind the Hall-of-Fame signal caller.

Things didn't pan when Rodgers tore his Achilles four snaps into the 2023 campaign. Wilson never got the opportunity to watch the game from behind the scenes and was thrust right back into action.

He will finish the year with a completion percentage of 60%, 2,271 yards, eight passing touchdowns, and seven interceptions. New York also had 13-quarter stretch from Weeks 8-11 where the offense failed to score one touchdown with Wilson at the helm.

It looks like both sides will part ways this offseason. This marriage never got off its feet and it would be best to allow Wilson the opportunity to revive his career elsewhere.