5 reasons why NY Jets QB Zach Wilson must succeed in 2022

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NFL football is in hibernation at the moment, but that doesn't mean NY Jets fans aren't already hyped up for the upcoming season.

The 2022 season may have been preceded by a busy offseason featuring flashy roster additions left and right, but when it comes down to it, like it will for most teams, the ball will drop in front of second-year quarterback Zach Wilson.

Wilson had a rough start to his 2021 campaign, but he cleaned up his act after he returned from injury in the second half of the season.

Now he's got the pieces around him to be successful. What would characterize 2022 as a "success" for the second-year signal-caller?

I'm sure others would say different, but for my money, I'd say the Jets need at least seven wins, Wilson needs to have at least a 2:1 TD/INT ratio, he needs to throw for at least 3,500 yards, and his QBR needs to be at least 50.0.

Those are all incredibly fair considering what he has around him now.

Here are five reasons why it is imperative that Zach Wilson achieves those numbers this season: