No. 2 will miss at least a couple of games.
Jets quarterback Zach Wilson won’t be on the sidelines for Thursday night’s match with the Colts, but it won’t be long before they see him again.
The Jets QB got injured during a week 7 match with the Patriots, leaving the game after a couple of hits from Lawrence Guy and Matthew Judon. While Guy’s shot seemed more brutal, it was Judon’s shot that beat No. 2 overall choice out of the game.
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In place of Wilson, reserve quarterback Mike White will start, who earned a second start after a stunning win over the Bengals in Week 8.
Here’s when the fans will be able to see the passerby neophyte on the pitch:
How long is Zach Wilson away?
Wilson’s history is set for a two to four week recovery period. Wilson, who missed most of week 7’s match against the Patriots and all of week 8’s match with the Bengals, could make his comeback as early as week 10 against the Bills.
He was excluded for Thursday night’s match against the Colts.
The Jets chose not to put Wilson in Injured Reserve, which would have kept him out of at least three games. Jets Brass was reluctant to keep Wilson off the driving range.
What is Zach Wilson’s injury?
Wilson was diagnosed with a sprain in the PCL, one of the major ligaments in the knee.
The injury occurred on a shot from Patriots defender Matthew Judon during the New England Jets 54-13 defeat in week 7: Judon hit Wilson from behind, while Wilson’s right knee bent and
Here is the comedy where Zach Wilson got hurt. Here’s what he said about the post-match injury. “I think my toe got stuck in the ground and Judon fell on it with all his weight and it twisted it. I heard a snap there …” #Jets pic.twitter.com/SVKN24SpQA
-Mike Giardi (@MikeGiardi) October 24, 2021
Wilson said he felt a “snap” in his knee, but walked off the pitch on his own.
On Monday, October 25, head coach Robert Saleh officially tagged Wilson’s injury and set a timeline for his return:
Fortunately for Wilson and the Jets, the injury is not serious: Wilson was diagnosed with low-grade PCL distortion, which does not require surgery. If the injury resulted in anything more serious than a sprain, Wilson’s season would most likely be over.
Timeline of Zach Wilson’s injury
October 24: In the second quarter of the Jets-Patriots match in New England, Wilson is hit by linebacker Matthew Judon. He lands on his right knee and lies down on the turf for several minutes.
October 24: Immediately after the game, reports indicate that the Jets believe they have escaped the worst-case scenario with Wilson, and the quarterback confirms it after the game: this is a PCL injury and the team will know more on Monday following a resonance. magnetic.
October 25: An MRI reveals that Wilson has a PCL sprain in his right knee. Head coach Robert Saleh reveals that Wilson will be out for two to four weeks while recovering from injury and will decide whether or not to put him in the IR in the next few days.
October 30: The Jets make the decision not to put Wilson in the IR, which means he will likely only miss the next few games against Cincinnati and Indianapolis before making a potential comeback against the Bills.
November 1: Robert Saleh says Wilson is doing well, and the decision not to put him on IR is that the team at least wants him on the training ground leading up to the week 10 game with Buffalo.
November 4th: Prior to the Jets’ encounter with the Colts in “Thursday Night Football”, Wilson is seen throwing himself before the game with a heavy brace on his leg and is expected to train next week.