NY Jets: 4 surprise standouts the first two weeks of 2021

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It’s been a difficult start to the 2021 NFL season for the NY Jets.

After what seemed like such a successful summer, Gang Green fans will be feeling somewhat underwhelmed following the opening two defeats to the Carolina Panthers and the New England Patriots.

Of course, it was never going to be easy giving time to rookie quarterback Zach Wilson and a new-look offense is crucial, but going into the clash with the Denver Broncos, the mood is slightly more pessimistic.

Nonetheless, there have been some positive surprises from the start of the season, most notably on defense.

Wilson, who threw four interceptions in a brutal game against the Patriots, will undoubtedly be at the center of attention in Week 3. But make no mistake that there will be several others out to make an impression.

Here are three surprise players who have stood out in the opening two games.