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NY Jets: 10 winners and losers from Week 1 loss to Panthers

NY Jets, Zach Wilson
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NY Jets, Corey Davis
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NY Jets Winner: Corey Davis

One thing seems very clear about this Jets offense. Zach Wilson has a favorite target, and his name is Corey Davis.

The Wilson/Davis connection was on display a little in the preseason, but it was really in this game that it became clear how much the teammates are on the same page.

Davis finished with a team-leading five catches for 97 yards and two touchdowns. The second of which was a quick out route in the end zone where Wilson's pass left his hands before Davis had even turned his head.

Timing routes like that take trust. Wilson already has that trust in Davis and we're one game into the season. It could be a big year for the former fifth overall pick.

NY Jets Loser: Denzel Mims

What has happened to Denzel Mims? Even with Jamison Crowder and Keelan Cole sidelined for this game, Mims hardly managed to get on the field.

When he was out there, however, he made the most of it. Mims only received three offensive snaps, but one of which he managed to haul in a 40-yard grab from Wilson in the fourth quarter.

But it's telling that it took until the fourth quarter for Mims to see the field, even with two of the team's top wide receivers out. Braxton Berrios played 33 offensive snaps. Jeff Smith played nine. You could count Mims' snaps on one hand.

With Crowder and Cole likely to return next week, it's hard to see a scenario where Mims is even dressed, let alone a part of the receiver rotation. He remains as buried on the depth chart as anyone on the Jets roster.

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