Jets’ Wilson: Starting QB job ‘has to be earned’

May 8th, 2021

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer Close Longtime Jets beat writer for New York Daily News Syracuse University graduate Follow on Twitter FLORHAM PARK, N.J. - New York Jets rookie quarterback Zach Wilson appears to have a clear path to the starting job, but he doesn't expect to be handed a freebie. "In this position, the coaches want to play the best player. That position has to be earned," the second overall pick said Saturday on the second day of rookie minicamp.