Zach Wilson didn’t have an incompletion at New York Jets’ training camp on Wednesday morning.
After reports surfaced that he was being outplayed by veteran Joe Flacco, the second-year quarterback had his best day at Jets’ training camp on his 23rd birthday.
Wilson led several touchdown drives on the day, including a score on a drive-the-field drill that started at his own 10-yard line.
He started his first drive 8-for-8, finishing it off with a touchdown to Ty Conklin and a two-point conversion to Elijah Moore.
Read on to find out more about Wilson’s performance at Jets’ training camp on Wednesday.
Twitter Reacts To Zach Wilson’s Best Day At Jets Training Camp
While there had been reports that Flacco had been outperforming him in the early part of camp, Wilson was already starting to show signs of the potential that made him the No. 2 overall pick.
Check out this amazing throw he made while on the run during Tuesday’s session.
oh man Zach Wilson has the LAUNCH CODES
— NFL on CBS 🏈 (@NFLonCBS) August 2, 2022
The Jets’ franchise quarterback used that throw to build some confidence, which he clearly rode into Wednesday’s session.
Wilson’s impressive performance drew praise from fans and beat reporters on NFL Twitter.
Check out some of the top Twitter reactions for Zach Wilson’s best day at Jets’ training camp.
Zach Wilson, on his birthday, off to a hot start. Completes 4 straight in one period. Conklin, Berrios, Smith and Uzomah. Pass to Conklin a nice, second-read throw. #Jets
— Rich Cimini (@RichCimini) August 3, 2022
Nice pass from Zach Wilson. He found Conklin deep down the seam, splitting the safeties. Big gainer. Hit him in stride #Jets
— Connor Hughes (@Connor_J_Hughes) August 3, 2022
Zach Wilson is having his best day of camp. Looks very comfortable today.
— Brian Costello (@BrianCoz) August 3, 2022
Zach Wilson hasn’t thrown an incompletion yet today.
— Zack Rosenblatt (@ZackBlatt) August 3, 2022
Reports Surface that Flacco Is Outplaying Wilson at Jets’ Camp
Prior to Wednesday, there had been several reports that Wilson was struggling during camp.
In fact, multiple observers have dubbed 37-year-old Joe Flacco as the Jets’ best quarterback over the last week.
Check out some of the reports below.
— NFL Rumors (@nflrums) August 3, 2022
Joe Flacco throws the tightest spiral in the NFL pic.twitter.com/w3voG8IWXh
— JACK SETTLEMAN (@jacksettleman) August 3, 2022
Maybe next time I tell you that Joe Flacco is the best Jets QB you'll listen to me
— lindsey ok (@lindseyyok) July 31, 2022
The veteran played well in relief of Wilson last season, completing 64.7 percent of his passes for 333 yards with three touchdowns and no interceptions.
This will be Flacco’s third season with the Jets.
Zach Wilson Turns 23 Today, Has Some Birthday As Tom Brady
Wilson turned in his impressive performance on his 23rd birthday.
Born Aug. 3, 1997, Wilson has the same birthday as NFL legend Tom Brady.
Wilson was in elementary school when he learned he shared the special day with Brady.
“I’ve always thought that was kind of cool, the same August birthday,” Wilson told reporters last season.