Zach Wilson continued to get assist from head coach Robert Saleh on Monday after the Jets misplaced their fifteenth consecutive recreation to the New England Patriots in Week 3. Nonetheless, not everyone seems to be being as supportive as the top coach.
Corridor of Fame quarterback Joe Namath ripped Wilson in a radio interview on the heels of the Jets’ dreadful 15-10 loss towards the Patriots. Namath additionally took pictures at Saleh and common supervisor Joe Douglas.
“I don’t imagine in him, I don’t imagine he has a future as a great participant, and I feel they made the incorrect selection once they drafted him, I really feel that means,” Namath stated about Wilson on the Michael Kay Present on Monday.
Namath’s feedback got here on the identical day Saleh informed reporters that Wilson is his “unquestioned quarterback.” Saleh additionally stated “That’s a Joe [Douglas] query,” when requested if the Jets would signal one other quarterback earlier than Sunday’s matchup towards the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs.
Namath, who led to the Jets to its solely Tremendous Bowl title in 1968, believes one other quarterback ought to go well with up for Gang Inexperienced whereas Wilson is distributed out of city.
“Ship him to Kansas Metropolis to backup somebody like Mahomes, perhaps he’d study one thing. I wouldn’t maintain him. I’ve seen sufficient of Zach Wilson,” Namath stated.
“I’ve seen sufficient. He has fast ft, he can throw a bit bit, however I don’t imagine what’s happening up there,” the Corridor of Famer added whereas pointing in direction of his head.
The 2-time MVP advisable that the Jets’ group “have to make main modifications, from high to backside.”
“These guys aren’t choosing the right gamers. They aren’t doing a great job of teaching. It’s evident. I imply, you’ve acquired to look and see. You probably have an eye fixed for soccer in any respect you see issues are haywire. It’s too loopy. They should repair it and that’s eliminating lots of people and bringing new ones in,” he stated.
In Sunday’s loss, Wilson accomplished 18 of 36 passes for 157 yards. He was sacked 3 times and led an offense that had seven three-and-outs.
The primary sack notably bothered Namath, when Wilson went all the way down to the turf with out being touched by a defender.
“You sit down? You sit down on a play? You go proper down? What occurred?” Namath stated. “I believed you’re making an attempt to win and make performs. You stop on a play? What’s going on? It’s disgusting.”