The Jets Are Reportedly Crawling Back To A ‘Reluctant’ Zach Wilson As Their QB & The Memes Are Fabulous

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This just keeps getting better and better. The New York Jets were convinced either Tim Boyle or Trevor Siemian was going to be better at leading their offense than Zach Wilson. They demoted the former No. 2 overall pick to third string. Not that Wilson was some world beater, but it’s pretty clear Nathaniel Hackett can’t call plays in the NFL without Aaron Rodgers bailing him out of terrible situations.

Now? You literally cannot make this up. Per The Athletic, Gang Green is crawling back to Wilson to be their starting quarterback. Only problem is, Wilson reportedly doesn’t even want to play!

There will be more later on this from the outlet, but we get the gist, don’t we? Wilson has legitimate reasons not to play. The Jets have benched him multiple times already. Their o-line is in shambles. No matter who’s been operating under center, New York’s offense is historically bad. And I mean that. History-making levels of futility seldom seen in the past quarter-century.

Boyle had familiarity with Hackett’s system from their shared time in Green Bay. It certainly didn’t help when Boyle refused to throw to Garrett Wilson in Week 13. Head coach Robert Saleh had seen enough, tried to plug in Siemian to spark the offense, and it predictably backfired in the Jets’ 13-8 loss to the Falcons.

When I say I don’t think I’ve laughed harder in quite a while at memes revolving around an article of sports news, I mean it. People are bringing it with these reactions to Wilson being called upon for duty once again.

If I were Wilson, I’d stick to my guns. F*ck playing. There’s nothing to be gained from it, really, and you’re putting yourself at risk for an injury. No question he should seek out a fresh start with a new team and a modern offensive system after this season. In the meantime, we can just poke fun at the Jets for being a laughingstock yet again and long for the day Rodgers actually returns from that torn Achilles.

You just have to wonder at this point if Rodgers’ hand-picked play-caller and some of the personnel moves he insisted upon will last through the upcoming offseason. It’s gotten that bad for the Jets.

My hunch is Wilson comes around and tries to prove himself on the field yet again to audition more extensively for other teams. I just have a feeling he’s mentally broken as things currently stand in New York. We’ll see more of the same struggles to read defenses, deer-in-the-headlights hesitation, and more crotch-punch suffering for any sad souls who have to watch the Jets play offense.

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