4 standouts and 1 major dud from Wednesday's NY Jets training camp practice

The Jets offensive line struggled mightily, but these 4 players shined
NY Jets, Zach Wilson
NY Jets, Zach Wilson / Chris Pedota, NorthJersey.com / USA
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Standout: Zach Wilson, QB, NY Jets

Zach Wilson put together his best and most consistent practice of the summer on Wednesday. The former No. 2 overall pick finished 5-of-7 in 11-on-11 drills, including a beautiful deep ball to the newly-signed Alex Erickson for a 60-yard touchdown.

Wilson was done no favors by a shoddy offensive line performance (more on that in a moment), but he responded well to the pressure. He even completed a short outside throw to tight end Kenny Yeboah with Jermaine Johnson right in his face.

The third-year quarterback has had an up-and-down summer to this point, but Wilson has shown promise in recent practices. He looks calmer and more confident in the face of pressure — a significant problem for him in the past.

It may just be training camp, but stacking good practices is the first stage of Wilson's road to redemption.

Dud: NY Jets offensive line

The Jets' offensive line is probably the team's biggest concern entering the 2023 season, and the unit has done little to quell those concerns this summer. Wednesday was probably their worst day.

The offensive line allowed a whopping six sacks in 11-on-11 periods, with the likes of Max Mitchell, Billy Turner, and rookie Carter Warren each having rough days.

The interior of the offensive line wasn't much better, either. The Jets struggled to create any room for the ground game — Quinnen Williams and Al Woods were feasting — and backup center Wes Schweitzer snapped a ball over Zach Wilson's head while working with the second-team offense.

It's hard to say how much of the Jets' defensive line dominance is due to their only abilities or the struggles of the team's offensive line. Either way, it's been a noticeable issue.