The Jets made it official on Wednesday – Zach is again.
Beginning quarterback Zach Wilson was cleared by his docs to return from his August knee damage and he’ll begin Sunday in opposition to the Steelers if “all goes properly” throughout observe this week, coach Robert Saleh introduced.
Wilson injured his proper knee on Aug. 12 in a preseason recreation in opposition to the Eagles. He tore his meniscus and suffered a bone bruise. He had surgical procedure to restore the meniscus on Aug. 16 and has been out since.
Joe Flacco began the primary three video games at quarterback for the Jets with combined outcomes. He led a dramatic comeback victory in Week 2 in opposition to the Browns with two landing passes within the remaining 90 seconds of the sport. However he was not as efficient in opposition to the Ravens in Week 1 or final week in opposition to the Bengals. Flacco had 4 turnovers within the 27-12 loss to the Bengals.
Whereas the return of Wilson ought to energize the Jets, he can be taking part in behind a banged up offensive line. The Jets are all the way down to their fourth and fifth tackles after inserting George Fant on injured reserve on Tuesday.