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NY Jets: 7 takeaways from Week 2 including Zach Wilson's dreadful day

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NY Jets, Zach Wilson / Chris Pedota, NorthJersey.com via Imagn
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The NY Jets took the field in Week 2 and stumbled their way to a 25-6 defeat at the hands of their division rivals, the New England Patriots.

There's plenty to take away from this disappointing divisional defeat, but none more so than the poor performance from rookie quarterback Zach Wilson.

Wilson and the Jets now hold an 0-2 record following losses to both the Carolina Panthers and Patriots. Many expected the Jets to lose this game, but it is a little concerning to see how they lost it.

But aside from Wilson's struggles, there were a few positives from this game. Let's take a look at seven takeaways from Sunday's loss.

1. The NY Jets running game was impressive

Let's start with a positive. The Jets running game struggled to get going in Week 1 with the offensive line failing to help them out. But in Week 2, it was a completely different story.

The Jets leaned on Ty Johnson and rookie Michael Carter more than in recent weeks and the young running back duo didn't disappoint.

Johnson carried the ball 12 times for 50 yards while Carter led the way with 59 yards on 11 carries. The fourth-round rookie also added 29 yards on two catches.

Even veteran Tevin Coleman played well adding 24 yards on five carries. In total, the Jets averaged a highly efficient 4.9 yards per carry. It was a much-improved showing from the running game in Week 2.

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