Zach Wilson leaves Jet’s Preseason Opener for knee injury

Zach Wilson is an American Football quarterback for the New York Jets of the National Football League. 

Zach Wilson was born in 3 August 1999 in Draper, Utah, United States. 

Wilson was attended Corner Canyon High School where he played high school football. 

In 2018, Wiilson started his first career game against Hawaii, becoming the youngest quarterback to start a game for BYU. 

A top quarterback prospect in the 2021 NFL Draft, Wilson was selected second overall by the New York Jets.

Jets second year quarterback Zach Wilson departed New York’s preseason opener against the Philadelphia Eagles after suffering a knee injury. 

With over four minutes to play in the first quarter, Wilson took a first-and-10 snap from New York’s 40 yard line and scrambled out right. 

Wilson turned upfield and tried to make a cut towards the middle of the field to shake loose a would be tackler and went down awkwardly. Wilson had a noticeable limp. 

Wilson appeared to injure his right leg on a non contact cut back inside rather than taking the ball out of bounds. 

The Jets pulled Wilson from the game and sent him to the locker room for evaluation. Wilson will have an MRI on Saturday to determine the extent of the injury. 

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