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Jets trade Zach Wilson to Broncos for pick swap – NBC New York



Jets trade Zach Wilson to Broncos for pick swap – NBC New York

Zach Wilson’s time with the New York Jets is over.

The previous No. 2 general decide reportedly has been traded to the Denver Broncos in a late-round decide swap, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. The Jets pays a few of Wilson’s wage to assist facilitate the deal.

Denver will ship the No. 207 general decide on this week’s draft to New York in change for the No. 256 general decide.

Wilson’s tenure with the Jets was unsuccessful from the leap. The BYU product began 13 video games as a rookie in 2021, posting 2,334 passing yards, 9 touchdowns and 11 interceptions with 5 fumbles. He began 9 video games in 2022 earlier than being benched for Mike White and Joe Flacco.

Final season, he entered because the second-string quarterback behind Aaron Rodgers. Wilson was shortly thrown onto the sphere when Rodgers suffered a season-ending Achilles harm, however his play was unimproved. In 12 video games (11 begins), Wilson had 2,271 passing yards, eight touchdowns and 7 interceptions with 11 fumbles. He was benched for Tim Boyle and Trevor Siemian at varied factors later within the 12 months.

Wilson now joins Jarrett Stidham and Ben DiNucci because the quarterbacks on the Broncos’ roster. The crew launched Russell Wilson, who subsequently signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers, in March.

The Broncos maintain the No. 12 general decide within the draft, which begins Thursday night.

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