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Zach Wilson and 3 others who led the NY Jets to victory in Week 16

NY Jets, Zach Wilson
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NY Jets, Braxton Berrios
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3. Braxton Berrios, WR, NY Jets

Braxton Berrios might legitimately be one of the most valuable players on the Jets' roster right now. And he proved that once again this week.

Berrios finished with a team-leading five catches for 37 yards and appeared to be the only receiver consistently getting separation. But his biggest impact play came early in the second quarter when he took a kickoff 101 yards to the house for a touchdown.

Berrios did his best to prove that he was deserving of a Pro Bowl nod with another explosive performance. Given the Jets' injuries at the wide receiver position, Berrios might just be the only reliable option they have left.

A pending free agent in the offseason, the Jets would be wise to extend Berrios as soon as possible.

4. NY Jets offensive line

The Jets' offensive line deserves a shoutout for how well they held up despite numerous injuries decimating the unit. The Jets were without both Alijah Vera-Tucker and Laurent Duvernay-Tardif forcing Dan Feeney and Greg Van Roten into the starting lineup.

They lost Morgan Moses for a short while as Conor McDermott stepped in at right tackle. And when Connor McGovern went down in the second half, the Jets shifted Feeney over to center and inserted practice squad lineman Isaiah Williams at left guard.

But despite all of the turnover, they still paved the way for one of the Jets' best rushing performances of the decade and allowed just one sack — a two-yard loss on what was really a coverage sack.

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Enough can't be said about how well the front-five played on Sunday. They were one of the biggest reasons the Jets came away with the win.

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