Zach Wilson’s debut showed promise, but his performance wasn’t enough to propel the Jets to their first win of the 2021 season.
The rookie’s outing was the most crucial part of the Jets’ loss, though. Some moments, like his two touchdowns, were great, but others were classic rookie errors, like a poor middle-of-the-field interception and holding onto the ball too long.
There will be growing pains with any first-year player, especially with how badly the Jets’ offensive line and running game played against the Panthers in Week 1. Here, we’ll dive into some stats that tell the story of New York’s first loss of 2021 and what went wrong.