Former NFL star Brady Quinn stated New York Jets quarterback Zach Wilson is so overhyped that he has “not seen a quarterback get more love for doing less.”
Quinn, the ex-Notre Dame quarterback and first-round choose who began simply 20 video games over a number of NFL seasons a decade in the past, minced no phrases in blasting Wilson, a second-year starter now out with a knee harm. The Jets participant is anticipated to overlook two to 4 weeks after tearing his meniscus whereas scrambling on a noncontact play throughout New York’s preseason victory over the Philadelphia Eagles on Friday.
The Jets selected Wilson second general in final 12 months’s draft. The ex-Brigham Younger College star, who missed 4 video games final season to a knee harm, threw simply 9 landing passes and 11 interceptions whereas going 3-10 because the starter.
On Fox Sports activities Radio’s “2 Pros and a Cup of Joe” present this week, Quinn referred to as Wilson “awful” within the Jets’ exhibition towards the Eagles. He chided him for staring down a receiver earlier than throwing an interception, calling it a “day one … game one, year one” blunder.
“Can we acknowledge, once again, the media just continually tries to make it something?” Quinn stated of Wilson. “They want so badly for this to work out, and it’s kind of tough, honestly, to listen to.”
“I’ve not seen a quarterback get more love for doing less from the media than Zach Wilson in a long time,” he continued. “It’s really weird.”
The identify of San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo emerged throughout the chat as a doable alternative for Wilson, however Quinn stated the Jets have an excessive amount of invested in Wilson to make that type of transfer.