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

NY Jets, Zach Wilson
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NY Jets, Corey Davis
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4. Corey Davis was neutralized

Corey Davis was the Jets' undisputed top offensive playmaker in Week 1 and his chemistry with Zach Wilson was a major talking point coming out of the game.

But to no surprise, the Patriots managed to neutralize Davis on Sunday. The 26-year-old wide receiver was held to just two catches for eight yards with his first catch not coming until the final minute of the third quarter.

The Patriots did everything they could to take Davis out of the game, but he did himself no favors either. Wilson's second interception of the day went right through the hands of Davis who accepted blame for the turnover after the game.

Following an excellent Week 1, Davis was an afterthought this week. Braxton Berrios is the Jets' leader in targets, receptions, and yards.

That's not what the team signed up for when they made numerous high-profile additions in the offseason.

5. The NY Jets young cornerbacks continue to play well

Perhaps nothing has been more surprising than the play of the Jets' young cornerbacks so far this season. Through two games, they've arguably been a strength of the defense as opposed to the glaring weakness most expected them to be.

Bryce Hall looks like a rock-solid starter on the outside. Michael Carter II balled out all summer and has continued that trend in the regular season. Even Brandin Echols, who exited the game early with an injury, has more than held his own.

The Jets held Patriots wide receivers to just nine catches and for 69 yards. Yes, the likes of Jakobi Meyers and Nelson Agholor hardly strike fear into opposing defenses, but the Miami Dolphins allowed them to finish with nearly double the number of yards last week.

The Jets have to be pleased with the play of their young cornerbacks.

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