Quarterback Zach Wilson made his return to the Jets’ beginning lineup on Sunday, giving a efficiency that resembled his previous performances earlier than being benched final yr. Regardless of his efforts, the Jets suffered a 30-10 loss to the Cowboys. Wilson had a completion fee of 12-of-27, throwing for 170 yards, one landing, and three interceptions. He was additionally sacked thrice. The Cowboys had a big benefit in offensive performs, working 83 to the Jets’ 46 with Wilson main the unit. There have been some optimistic moments, reminiscent of a 68-yard landing move to Garrett Wilson and profitable working on a subject purpose drive earlier than the top of the primary half. Nonetheless, Wilson admitted in his postgame press convention that enhancements must be made. He expressed his perception within the workforce’s potential to enhance all through the season and their readiness to face any challenges.
Head coach Robert Saleh and different Jets gamers defended Wilson, stating that the loss couldn’t be solely blamed on him. The workforce struggled in all features of the sport on Sunday, making it clear that Wilson’s efficiency alone couldn’t carry them. Nonetheless, it stays essential for Wilson to raise his recreation if the Jets need to make one thing out of this season.