Mike White looking to ‘capitalize’ on Jets opportunity

Mike White’s roller-coaster career is about to reach its highest peak yet. Will the screams that follow be cheers or angry? Only five weeks after he last was the Jets’ third-string quarterback, White will start Sunday against the Bears because of the surprising decision to bench Zach Wilson. It’s a moment that was not guaranteed … Read more

Zach Wilson can follow Joe Namath’s Jets blueprint amid struggles

There are certain truths to quarterbacking in the NFL, and Zach Wilson is quickly becoming familiar with all of them. There is a steep learning curve. There are games in which it seems you are making progress at warp speed … almost inevitably followed the next week by a game when it seems like the … Read more

Zach Wilson became turnover machine in Jets’ loss to Patriots

The Jets asked fans to arrive to MetLife Stadium early Sunday for their game against the Patriots. But they did not give them a reason to stay late. Jets quarterback Zach Wilson threw three interceptions, John Frankin-Myers committed a critical penalty and Gang Green blew a halftime lead in a 22-17 loss to the Patriots. … Read more

New York Jets QB Zach Wilson medically cleared, will start against Pittsburgh Steelers

FLORHAM PARK, NJ — After sitting out the first three games due to a preseason knee injury, quarterback Zach Wilson has been medically cleared and will start Sunday for the New York Jets, coach Robert Saleh announced Wednesday. Wilson, who practiced on a limited basis the past two weeks, is expected to take a full … Read more

New York Jets coach Robert Saleh expecting QB Zach Wilson back in Week 4, but doctors have final say

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ — After sitting out three games with a knee injury, New York Jets quarterback Zach Wilson is poised to return next Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers. “I’m expecting [him back]but until the doctors say so, I’m just going to say he’s being evaluated,” coach Robert Saleh said Sunday after a 27-12 loss … Read more

New York Jets sticking with Joe Flacco as starting QB in Week 2, source says

FLORHAM PARK, NJ — New York fans chanted Mike White’s name during Sunday’s season-opening loss to the Ravens, but the Jets aren’t planning a quarterback change for Week 2. Veteran Joe Flacco, who replaced injured Zach Wilson, will start Sunday against the Cleveland Browns, a source told ESPN. Jets coach Robert Saleh indicated Monday that … Read more

New York Jets QB Zach Wilson likely out until Week 4; Joe Flacco to start season opener vs. Baltimore Ravens

FLORHAM PARK, NJ — New York Jets quarterback Zach Wilson will miss at least three games as he recovers from arthroscopic knee surgery, the team announced Wednesday. Initially, he was expected to miss one or two games. Explaining the decision, coach Robert Saleh said Wilson won’t play until Week 4 “at the earliest.” The Jets … Read more

Jets must protect Zach Wilson, start Joe Flacco Week 1

Don’t do it. Don’t rush him. Be smart. Play Joe Flacco. Give Zach Wilson another week. Wilson, the Jets second-year quarterback who suffered a meniscus tear and a bone bruise in his right knee in the preseason opener against the Eagles on Aug. 12 in Philadelphia, understandably wants to return to the field sooner rather … Read more

New York Jets QB Zach Wilson works out, ‘it’s possible’ he plays Sunday, coach Robert Saleh says

FLORHAM PARK, NJ — The New York Jets cast some doubt on their quarterback situation for Week 1, announcing Monday that Zach Wilson worked out for the first time since Aug. 16 arthroscopic knee surgery. Coach Robert Saleh said “it’s possible” that Wilson could start Sunday against the Baltimore Ravens, although the realistic outcome is … Read more

New York Jets coach Robert Saleh not ready to rule out Zach Wilson for Week 1 after QB’s knee surgery

FLORHAM PARK, NJ — Even though all signs point to Joe Flacco as the New York Jets’ season-opening quarterback, coach Robert Saleh refused to rule out Zach Wilson, who underwent arthroscopic knee surgery Tuesday in Los Angeles. “I don’t know if I have an opinion on that one,” Saleh said Thursday, commenting on whether he … Read more