NFL Jets v Patriots Patriots Jets American Football
Zach Wilson got his first taste of what life would be like playing against Bill Belichick and the Patriots twice a year. Needless to say, it was difficult for him.
Wilson struggled throwing the ball and reading the Patriots’ defense. That resulted in him throwing a whopping four interceptions. Four of his first eight passes were picked off, including his first two of the contest. The Jets scored just six points against the Patriots and lost 25-6 as a result of Wilson’s struggles.
It also illustrates what we already knew: Belichick simply knows how to rattle rookie quarterbacks.
Belichick improved his record against rookie passers to 22-6 via the Patriots’ victory over the Jets. Belichick’s defenses have now allowed just 9.5 points per game in their last six games against rookie quarterbacks. His opponents in those contests include Wilson, Tua Tagovailoa, Justin Herbert, Daniel Jones, Sam Darnold and Josh Allen. All were top-10 selections.
The Patriots have also allowed just 20 TD passes to rookie QBs under[……]