Let’s get bodily.
There is a ton of smoke surrounding the Jets and the No. 2 total decide, with many contemplating BYU quarterback Zach Wilson all however a lock with that choice within the 2021 NFL Draft. If that is truth, that leaves a query: Why is Sam Darnold nonetheless a Jet?
In line with NFL Community’s Peter Schrager, there is a easy cause why a Darnold deal hasn’t been struck but: With no NFL Mix this yr, Wilson nonetheless hasn’t undergone an goal, third-party bodily, however that is scheduled to vary this week.
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“Zach Wilson can have an official medical assessment by medical doctors,” Schrager mentioned on Monday’s “Good Morning Soccer.” “They’re going to do the poking, they will do the prodding, we are going to know, and it is by goal, utterly non-conflicted NFL Draft mix medical doctors this week. If that comes out utterly clear, and it is like, all proper, this man’s good to go and he is 100-percent wholesome, then I believe that basically loosens the Jets up a bit. And so they can say, ‘All proper, now let’s begin fascinated with buying and selling Sam Darnold.'”
Wilson has handled hand and labrum accidents in his profession, and although his top measured in at a bit larger than some anticipated on the NFL Mix, analysts level to his slight body as a possible warning flag. Schrager says that the scenario is much like that of the Cardinals and quarterback Kyler Murray, in that the workforce didn’t need to commerce Josh Rosen till they had been sure that Murray was wholesome and “the man.”
Schrager additionally says that there is a risk that Darnold may very well be stored till the NFL Draft, a la Rosen.
All indicators are pointing towards Wilson changing into the subsequent Jets quarterback, and count on New York to belief the physician’s orders to make that occur.