5 teams that could still solve the NY Jets' Zach Wilson problem

These teams could still trade for Zach Wilson

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The NY Jets have a Zach Wilson problem. The two sides have mutually agreed to part ways this offseason, allowing the former No. 2 overall pick to pursue new opportunities while also allowing the Jets to move forward with a new-look quarterback room.

There's one obstacle, however. No one wants to trade for Wilson — at least that's the indication based on reports regarding his trade market. Wilson's contract, combined with his abysmal play, has led many NFL teams to pursue other young QBs as potential backup options.

Wilson is little more than a developmental QB3 at this stage and an expensive one at that. It's possible the Jets might have to simply release Wilson if they are unable to find a trade partner.

But while many of the league's backup spots have been filled, there are still a few teams that make sense as logical landing spots for the BYU product. Here are five teams that could still trade for Wilson if the Jets are lucky.

5. The NY Jets could trade Zach Wilson to the Rams

This one all depends on how fractured Wilson's relationship is with former Jets offensive coordinator Mike LaFleur. LaFleur left the Jets last offseason to pursue the same job with the Los Angeles Rams under Sean McVay, and he's done well to rehabilitate his image over the last year.

Wilson was one of the biggest reasons LaFleur was let go by the Jets, as the two reportedly never saw eye to eye. If both parties are willing to put that aside, however, the Rams are an ideal landing spot in a trade.

Los Angeles has no viable backup quarterback on its roster, with only Stetson Bennett and Dresser Winn behind Matthew Stafford. Neither has taken a snap at the NFL level.

McVay and LaFleur run a very similar offense to the one Wilson is familiar with, and there's a legitimate route for playing time if he wins the backup job. If Wilson and LaFleur can put their differences aside, the Rams make a ton of sense.