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Jets' Free Agent Signings Excited to Play With QB Zach Wilson

C.J. Uzomah, Tyler Conklin and Jordan Whitehead each commented on Wilson during their introductory press conferences this past week.
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While the Jets have been active in free agency, addressing multiple deficiencies on both sides of the ball, New York is still dependent on Zach Wilson's development in 2022.

If Wilson is able to take a huge step forward, the Jets can truly accelerate their rebuild, striding closer to contention in conjunction with additions from free agency and the NFL draft.

Should Wilson settle into a sophomore slump, however, New York's activity this offseason might not be enough to propel this team forward. 

Even with Wilson's struggles during his rookie year, the free agents that have signed with Gang Green this offseason are focused on the signal-caller's potential. 

After all, Wilson is an unfinished product. The 22-year-old flashed his elite arm strength in 2021 along with his propensity to make off-script plays out of the pocket. 

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Tight ends C.J. Uzomah and Tyler Conklin, as well as safety Jordan Whitehead, each commented on Wilson during their introductory press conferences this past week. Here's what they had to say.

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Ultimately, the best way to foster Wilson's development is to surround him with more weapons on offense, while simultaneously bolstering the defense. Wilson can't be under pressure every snap, can't have nobody open and can't be playing from behind each Sunday if New York wants him to continue to evolve. 

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