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Zach Wilson and 10 standouts from the NY Jets' Green & White Scrimmage

NY Jets, Zach Wilson
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NY Jets, Zach Wilson
NY Jets, Zach Wilson / Rich Schultz/GettyImages

4. Calvin Jackson, WR, NY Jets

The battle for the fifth and sixth wide receiver spots on the Jets' roster has been fierce this summer, and on Saturday, one player made his case to be included in the mix.

Undrafted rookie Calvin Jackson was the team's second-most active receiver hauling in a number of passes including a three-yard touchdown from Joe Flacco. He was one of just two players to score for the Jets throughout the scrimmage.

Jackson was also one of two players the Jets deployed as return specialists alongside the incumbent Braxton Berrios. Perhaps his path to the 53-man roster could come via special teams.

At the very least, Jackson has made a strong push for a practice squad spot. Given that he wasn't even initially signed as an undrafted free agent and only joined the team via a rookie minicamp tryout, that's quite the achievement.

3. Zach Wilson, QB, NY Jets

Zach Wilson wasn't perfect on Saturday. He finished the night with a pair of bad throws, the latter of which was intercepted by the aforementioned Del'Shawn Phillips. However, he did enough to leave fans in attendance feeling encouraged.

Wilson led the Jets to scoring drives on each of his first two possessions, the first of which saw the second-year QB fire a third-down strike over the middle to Tyler Conklin for a 10-yard touchdown.

As a whole, Wilson was decisive and accurate with his reads and throws. There were some missteps, sure. Case in point, his interception to Phillips and a near interception to Bryce Hall on his previous throw.

That said, Wilson nearly completed a highlight-reel deep ball to rookie wide receiver Garrett Wilson in the back of the end zone, only for him to be ruled out of bounds. He had plenty of positive moments before his subpar conclusion, and he could have had more if not for countless dropped passes.

Wilson wasn't the standout on Saturday, but his performance was promising.

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