New York Jets quarterback Zach Wilson will miss a minimum of the primary three video games with a knee damage, coach Robert Saleh confirmed Wednesday.

Wilson, the No. 2 choose within the 2021 draft, missed time final season with a torn PCL in the identical knee. He was 3-10 as a starter with 9 touchdowns and 11 interceptions.

non-contact damage within the Aug. 12 preseason opener towards the Philadelphia Eagles.

“And we really feel like, from speaking to the docs and everybody, it’s going to be that Pittsburgh week.”

“We're going to ensure that each thoughts and physique are 110 %, ensure that we do proper by him,” Saleh stated.

Nevertheless, Saleh stated Wednesday’s determination was based mostly on “the whole lot we gathered during the last couple of days.”

There had been a glimmer of hope after Wilson went by means of a exercise on Monday morning to check his surgically-repaired proper knee.

His earliest return could be the Week 4 sport at Pittsburgh on Oct. 2.

Veteran Joe Flacco will pilot the Jets in his absence, together with Sunday’s season opener towards his former crew because the Baltimore Ravens go to East Rutherford, N.J.