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Jets Quarterback Zach Wilson Reportedly Has 'Complicated' Recovery Plan

New York Jets quarterback Zach Wilson got injured in the team's preseason opener last week. It was a non-contact injury, to make matters worse. Unfortunately, he may now not be ready for Week 1. 

Per NFL insider Ian Rapoport, Wilson's knee surgery in Los Angeles was a success. But the former BYU star now has a "complicated" recovery ahead. Wilson will be required to be off his feet for the next few weeks. The Jets quarterback has a bone bruise and his meniscus was trimmed. 

Overall it's positive news. Wilson's surgery went well and he can now begin recovery. But it's a complicated one, as Rapoport describes. 

"The recovery plan for #Jets QB Zach Wilson is complicated. There is the bone bruise — which needs rest. And the meniscus, which was trimmed. Rests means off his feet. The team won’t put him on the field until he’s 100%, meaning it may not be Week 1. That said, overall good news," said Rapoport. 

The Jets, in the meantime, are reportedly perfectly content with moving forward with Joe Flacco and Mike White in the quarterback room. Each is experienced and should be able to manage the load until Wilson returns. 

The Jets begin the 2022 season on Sept. 11 against the Baltimore Ravens.