Jets coach Robert Saleh left the door open to a quarterback change ever so barely Monday.
Joe Flacco had a tough sport in opposition to the Ravens and there have been chants for backup Mike White within the second half. There have been extra calls from followers and discuss present hosts on Monday to make the transfer to White. Saleh gave some assist to Flacco however wouldn’t say with 100% certainty that Flacco will begin Sunday in opposition to the Browns.
“Proper now every thing’s at all times underneath dialogue and underneath evaluation, speaking with [quarterbacks coach] Rob [Calabrese]speaking with [offensive coordinator] Mike [LaFleur]Saleh stated. “Clearly, we’re not completed with our postgame analysis and all that stuff, and far appreciated with the eagerness with quarterbacks and all that stuff, however Joe’s been very, very regular all through OTAs, coaching camp. Final yr, threw 4 over 300 [yards] on Miami in a very good sport. We have got all of the utmost religion in Joe. Does that imply one thing cannot occur tonight? I am not going to vow you something, however on the identical time, as of now, Joe is our beginning quarterback.”
It was identified that it appeared like he was leaving the door open for White to start out.
“Yeah, it is extra doubtless going to be Joe performs, guys, however to be sincere, the doorways open on each place each week,” Saleh stated.
As for beginning quarterback Zach Wilson, he’s nonetheless anticipated to be out till Oct. 2 in Pittsburgh, however he’ll enhance his exercise degree this week.
“The plan is to get him on the observe subject in a routes-on-air capability,” Saleh stated. “No observe with the group, however he’ll observe with the receivers, individually and all that stuff.”
Rookie WR Garrett Wilson had simply six snaps within the first half of Sunday’s sport, a surprisingly low quantity. Saleh stated it was a operate of beginning the sport with three tight ends, which was a part of the sport plan.
“These first couple of sequence, which eats up a lot of the first quarter, you are attempting to make the most of your tight ends,” Saleh stated. “Clearly, we will all play hindsight is 20/20, it did not work and by the point we received to the second quarter to make the changes, to get him on the soccer subject and get him energetic, that is when the pivot began occurring, going away from what the preliminary first 15 [scripted plays] was. That is principally the one cause, however we’re a [two tight end] personnel group, we have got good tight ends, really feel like we have got a superb group of receivers, and, like I stated, we will play hindsight, however that is the principle cause.”
Wilson performed extra within the second half and completed the sport with 41 snaps. He caught 4 passes for 52 yards in his debut.