‘Trying to go for the home run.’

One Jets defender had a deep take on what happened to QB Zach Wilson in his 4  interception game against New England:

“A part of that is trial and error,” said Jets defensive tackle Sheldon Rankins, a former New Orleans Saints. “You can go back to younger Drew Brees, and he is taking a lot of shots. Trying to go for the home run and try to win the game now. I think as a young player period, not just the quarterback position, I can think about in my younger career, I wanted the big sack now. You got to go through the process, the fundamentals. You’re training. Everything you’re taught to do. You have to let your training take over.

“As a young player, it gets tough at times because you want to be the one making the big plays and get the fans going crazy. But he’ll be fine. I have no doubts about him. I’ve seen him go through his progressions at practice and go through the things he’s taught to do. He’ll be fine. It’s his first home game in front of his first home crowd. He wanted to do some special things. He’s making some throws he thinks he can make. Sometimes he will make them, and sometimes he won’t. That’s the nature of this business.

“He will continue to learn from it. We’ll continue to build on it and every week you’ll see, even if it’s not anything big or huge, he’ll continue to grow each and every week, and become a better overall player consistently.”


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