3 standouts and 2 notable duds from Sunday's NY Jets training camp practice

Jermaine Johnson continues his strong summer while Zach Wilson took a step back
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Standout: Zonovan Knight, RB, NY Jets

Amidst a potential Dalvin Cook signing, Zonovan Knight continues to prove why he deserves a spot on the Jets' roster despite the external addition they're looking to make.

Knight had a pair of touchdowns in Thursday's practice and once again looked like the best running back at practice on Sunday. The NC State product bounced a couple of runs to the outside, showing good speed to pick up pretty large gains.

On one of those runs, Quinnen Williams broke through into the backfield, only for Knight to evade him and turn what could've been a busted play into a sizable pickup.

Knight is competing with Michael Carter and Israel Abanikanda for the top backup running back job, although that could change with the addition of Cook. If Cook is signed, Carter seems more likely to be the odd man out at this stage.

Dud: Joe Tippmann, C, NY Jets

The Jets have high hopes for their 2023 draft class, but it probably isn't wise to expect this year's rookies to play a prominent role early on. Case in point: Joe Tippmann.

The Jets' second-round pick has worked exclusively with the third-team offense this summer behind both Connor McGovern and Wes Schweitzer. Tippmann was guilty of a bad snap to quarterback Chris Streveler on Sunday, which likely isn't going to help him climb up the depth chart, either.

It's still early, but it seems unlikely right now that Tippmann will do enough to earn the starting job coming out of training camp. He just hadn't made enough progress so far this summer.

Tippmann should receive plenty of playing time in this Thursday's Hall of Fame Game. Here's to hoping he makes a strong impression and is able to challenge for the starting job in the near future.