5 teams that could trade for NY Jets QB Zach Wilson

Zach Wilson will be traded this offseason, but to who?

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4. The NY Jets could trade Zach Wilson to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers entered this past summer with a quarterback battle between former second-round pick Kyle Trask and the newly-signed Baker Mayfield. Mayfield would win the starting job en route to what was likely the best season of his NFL career.

The former No. 1 overall pick has played his way into a potential long-term starting job with the organization and will almost certainly be back in 2024. That doesn't mean the Bucs can't add another piece to their QB room, however.

The Bucs run a similar Shanahan-inspired wide zone offensive scheme under offensive coordinator Dave Canales, who has done an excellent job reeling in Mayfield this season. Perhaps he could do the same with Wilson.

Wilson could compete with Trask for the backup quarterback job and give Canales another reclamation project to take on. Following his success revitalizing Mayfield's career this season, Wilson could be his next project.

3. The NY Jets could trade Zach Wilson to the Green Bay Packers

In what would be one of the funniest and most ironic twists of the NFL offseason, the Jets could send Zach Wilson to the very team they acquired his replacement from a year ago. On paper, it makes a ton of sense, too.

Green Bay Packers head coach Matt LaFleur is not only best friends with Robert Saleh, but the two come from the same coaching tree. LaFleur's offense is quite similar to the one his brother, Mike, ran in New York, and the same is true for the offense Nathaniel Hackett runs.

The Packers could also use another quarterback on their roster, with fifth-round rookie Sean Clifford serving as the lone backup behind Jordan Love this season.

The Jets and Packers already worked out a trade for one quarterback last offseason. Why not make it two years in a row?