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Zach Wilson

QB · Denver Broncos

Height 6'2" Weight 214
DOB 1999-08-03 Age 24.8
College BYU

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  • Zach Wilson Looks Like The QB3 In Denver

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    During offseason practices, Denver Broncos quarterback Zach Wilson has ceded most of the repetitions to Jarrett Stidham and rookie first-rounder Bo Nix. Wilson had a total of three practices with the first-team offense this spring compared to five for Stidham and four for Nix. There will officially be an open QB competition between Wilson, Stidham and Nix this summer at training camp, but it would be a pretty big surprise if Wilson came out the winner heading into the Week 1 regular season opener this fall. The 24-year-old former first-rounder fizzled out in impressive fashion with the New York Jets, and the Broncos predictably declined his fifth-year option after trading for him this offseason. Wilson has a strong arm but showed questionable decision-making in his time with the Jets. He's off the fantasy radar, even in dynasty/keeper leagues.

    Jun 14 · Source via Denver Broncos Zach Wilson
  • 'I'm here to compete': Broncos' Jarrett Stidham ready to fight for starting QB job

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    The quarterback, entering his fifth season in the NFL, is excited to battle against Zach Wilson and Bo Nix this offseason.

    May 28 · ESPN Denver Broncos Jarrett Stidham Bo Nix Zach Wilson
  • Broncos Not Picking Up Zach Wilson's Fifth-Year Option

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    The Denver Broncos have informed quarterback Zach Wilson and his representatives that they won't pick up his fifth-year option, according to sources. The Broncos acquired the New York Jets' former second overall pick in the 2021 NFL draft early last week and then selected QB Bo Nix with the 12th overall pick in this year's draft. Wilson's option would have been for a guaranteed $22.408 million in 2025. The Jets will pay a significant portion of Wilson's $1.055 million base salary in 2024, and he's now headed for free agency next spring. Wilson, Nix and Jarrett Stidham, who started the final two games in 2023 when the team benched Russell Wilson, will compete for the starting job in Denver in training camp this summer. It's a fresh start for Wilson, but he has not looked like a starter in his first three years in the league with a 57% completion rate, 25 interceptions and 23 touchdowns.

    May 1 · Source via Denver Broncos Zach Wilson
  • Broncos To Decline Zach Wilson's Fifth-Year Option

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    As expected, the Broncos won't be committing to Zach Wilson for the 2025 campaign. According to ESPN's Jeff Legwold, the Broncos have informed Wilson's camp that they won't be picking up the quarterback's fifth-year option. [RELATED: 2025 NFL Fifth-Year Option Tracker] Considering the $22.41MM commitment that the option would have required, it's not a surprise [...]

    May 1 · Pro Football Rumors Denver Broncos Zach Wilson
  • Broncos Do Not View Zach Wilson As Starter; Teams Believe Denver Could Trade Patrick Surtain For QB

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    The Broncos' trade for Zach Wilson is not expected to affect the team's plans in the first round. Sean Payton's team still wants to add a passer, and it appears willing to go to the extreme to make it happen. Wilson is not viewed as a starter in Denver, according to The Athletic's Dianna Russini. [...]

    Apr 24 · Pro Football Rumors NFL Draft Denver Broncos Zach Wilson
  • Jets To Trade QB Zach Wilson To Broncos

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    Zach Wilson's time in New York is set to come to an end. The Jets have found a trade partner for the former No. 2 pick in the form of the Broncos. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports the Jets will send Wilson to Denver as part of a Day 3 pick swap. The teams [...]

    Apr 23 · Pro Football Rumors Denver Broncos New York Jets Zach Wilson
  • Broncos Acquiring Zach Wilson From Jets

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    The Denver Broncos are acquiring former No. 2 overall pick Zach Wilson from the New York Jets on Monday, according to sources. The Broncos are expected to send a 2024 sixth-round pick to the Jets for Wilson and a 2024 seventh-round selection, with the teams dividing his guaranteed camp roster bonus. The Broncos released Russell Wilson this offseason and were heading into this week's NFL draft with Jarrett Stidham as their starter under center in 2024. Wilson now has a much better shot at playing time with a change of scenery in 2024 after being benched in his final season with the Jets, but it doesn't necessarily mean he'll beat out Stidham in training camp. The move to acquire Wilson also won't preclude the Broncos from selecting a QB in this year's draft, possibly as early as the first round.

    Apr 22 · Source via Denver Broncos New York Jets Zach Wilson
  • Jets Still "Open" To Trading Zach Wilson

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    The New York Jets are prepared to move on from quarterback Zach Wilson, the former second overall pick in 2021, if an interested team makes a worthwhile offer, but they aren't in a hurry to do so. "At that same time, we're obviously open to trading Zach. There have been discussions. Nothing's really changed since we talked in Florida. We're open to trading him, there's just no news to report on that," general manager Joe Douglas said. Unsurprisingly, Wilson has chosen to stay away from the team's voluntary offseason workouts. Wilson was thrown into the fire immediately after Aaron Rodgers tore his Achilles in Week 1 last year, and he failed to improve behind a leaky offensive line. If no teams offer the Jets what they want for the 24-year-old Wilson, there's a chance he could stay in New York and sit behind Rodgers and veteran backup Tyrod Taylor.

    Apr 20 · Source via New York Jets Zach Wilson
  • Zach Wilson Not At Voluntary Workouts

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    New York Jets quarterback Zach Wilson has not reported to voluntary workouts this offseason, according to general manager Joe Douglas. The team has reportedly been trying to trade the former No. 2 overall pick, but trade talks have been at a standstill. With Tyrod Taylor backing up Aaron Rodgers this season, the Wilson project is likely over in New York. The 24-year-old has completed 57% of his passes for 6,293 yards, 23 touchdowns, and 25 interceptions through his first 34 NFL games. A change of scenery would likely be a positive thing for the young signal-caller and the organization, so it will be interesting to see how this plays out.

    Apr 19 · Source via New York Jets Zach Wilson
  • Draft Pick Likely Required For Team Absorb Zach Wilson's Jets Contract

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    Not expected to be part of the 2024 Jets, Zach Wilson has been on the trade block for more than a month. The team made it known at the Combine the former No. 2 overall pick had permission to seek a trade partner. More than five weeks later, Wilson remains a Jet. Although Wilson is [...]

    Apr 10 · Pro Football Rumors New York Jets Zach Wilson
  • Jets Could End Up Keeping Zach Wilson

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    There's a chance that quarterback Zach Wilson could end up staying with the New York Jets in 2024. "If we don't trade him, we're going to keep him," owner Woody Johnson said. The Jets gave Wilson and his representatives permission to seek a trade last month, but with the rest of the league already making moves to acquire other QBs ahead of next month's NFL draft, the demand for Wilson has been non-existent this offseason. If the Jets do end up trading Wilson, they'll basically be giving him away. The former No. 2 overall pick in 2021 out of BYU has fallen flat in his three NFL seasons and was benched in 2023 after throwing for 2,271 yards, eight touchdowns and seen picks in 12 games (11 starts) after Aaron Rodgers (Achilles) got hurt. The Jets already signed veteran Tyrod Taylor to serve as Rodgers' backup in 2024.

    Mar 25 · Source via New York Jets Zach Wilson
  • Zach Wilson's Trade Market At A Standstill

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    With both quarterbacks Mac Jones and Justin Fields being traded this offseason for essentially pennies on the dollar, the New York Jets' prospects of trading former first-rounder Zach Wilson are looking bleak. Both Jones and Fields have shown more promise in their careers than Wilson at this point. The 24-year-old has thrown 25 interceptions and 23 touchdowns while completing only 57% of his passes in three seasons. He's also had off-the-field incidents that don't portray him favorably as a teammate. The Jets have been ready to move on from Wilson for a while, but now it looks unlikely that they can fetch a Day 3 pick for him. There have been no reports of interest around the league in Wilson since the Jets allowed his agent to seek a trade, although the Ravens, Broncos and Chiefs could look to upgrade their current backup options.

    Mar 19 · Source via New York Jets Zach Wilson
  • Quarterback Stats

    SeasonTeamFPtsFP/GGSnpSnp%MS%Opp/GPaCmpPaAttCmpPctPaYdPaTDPaINTSackedRuAttRuYdRuAvgRuTDFL
    2021NYJ182.214.01374166.637.131.821338355.6233491144291856.3841
    2022NYJ122.313.6950445.224.330.113224254.516886723281023.6411
    2023NYJ145.712.11268866.439.033.722136860.122718746362115.8607

    2023

    WkVsScoreFPtsQB RankSnpSnp%MS%OppPaCmpPaAttCmpPctPaYdPaTDPaINTSackedRuAttRuYdRuAvgRuTDFL
    1BUFW 22-1610.6245092.646.325142166.7140112461.5000
    2@DALL 10-3013.12747100.068.132122744.41701335367.2000
    3NEL 10-158.02963100.058.737183650.0157003111.0000
    4KCL 20-2319.71459100.069.541283971.82452022147.0001
    5@DENW 31-2111.62365100.044.629192673.11990143268.6700
    6PHIW 20-1410.82265100.056.937193357.61860054153.7500
    8@NYGW 13-1014.52664100.062.540173647.22401044256.2502
    9LACL 6-279.92481100.063.051334967.3263008273.5002
    10@LVL 12-1617.61666100.065.243233959.026301245413.5000
    11@BUFL 6-328.6263866.733.31971546.7811154153.7500
    12MIAL 13-340.0-----------------
    13ATLL 8-130.0-----------------
    14HOUW 30-622.31368100.057.439273675.03012043124.0001
    15@MIAL 0-30-0.7-2237.919.01141136.42600400-01
    16WASW 30-280.0-----------------
    17@CLEL 20-370.0-----------------

    Touchdown Distances
    Passing: 3, 68, 1, 10, 50, 9, 15, 3

    2022

    WkVsScoreFPtsQB RankSnpSnp%MS%OppPaCmpPaAttCmpPctPaYdPaTDPaINTSackedRuAttRuYdRuAvgRuTDFL
    1BALL 9-240.0-----------------
    2@CLEW 31-300.0-----------------
    3CINL 12-270.0-----------------
    4@PITW 24-2022.81070100.055.739183650.02521212157.5000
    5MIAW 40-1716.71759100.042.425142166.7210002420.5010
    6@GBW 27-105.62755100.041.823101855.6110002510.2000
    7@DENW 16-98.52659100.050.830162661.51210034246.0000
    8NEL 17-2223.01259100.071.242204148.8355232122.0000
    9BUFW 20-1712.12160100.050.030182572.01541025244.8001
    11@NEL 3-106.52850100.050.02592240.9770043268.6700
    12CHIW 31-100.0-----------------
    13@MINL 22-270.0-----------------
    14@BUFL 12-200.0-----------------
    15DETL 17-2023.6963100.060.338183551.4317214372.3300
    16JACL 3-193.7322949.232.21991850.092013111.0000
    17@SEAL 6-230.0-----------------
    18@MIAL 6-110.0-----------------

    Touchdown Distances
    Passing: 5, 8, 9, 7, 40, 1
    Rushing: 5
    Receiving: 2

    2021

    WkVsScoreFPtsQB RankSnpSnp%MS%OppPaCmpPaAttCmpPctPaYdPaTDPaINTSackedRuAttRuYdRuAvgRuTDFL
    1@CARL 14-1919.92065100.056.937203754.125821600-00
    2NEL 6-258.43373100.049.336193357.62100443196.3300
    3@DENL 0-266.23254100.066.736193554.3160025122.0000
    4TENW 27-2421.71661100.060.737213461.82972113-2-0.6700
    5@ATLL 20-278.93256100.058.933193259.4192012133.0000
    7@NEL 13-542.6301827.715.41061060.05100100-00
    8CINW 34-310.0-----------------
    9@INDL 30-450.0-----------------
    10BUFL 17-450.0-----------------
    11MIAL 17-240.0-----------------
    12@HOUW 21-1412.62567100.038.826142458.3145014231.5010
    13PHIL 18-3324.3559100.069.541233860.5226212300.0010
    14NOL 9-3013.42566100.069.746194245.22020034338.2500
    15@MIAL 24-3113.7185780.339.428132356.51700064123.0011
    16JACW 26-2124.2458100.044.826142263.610210149122.7510
    17TBL 24-2815.71761100.057.435193357.6234101200.0000
    18@BUFL 10-2710.82846100.047.82272035.08710822412.0000

    Touchdown Distances
    Passing: 22, 8, 3, 53, 3, 1, 1, 9, 40
    Rushing: 4, 1, 1, 52

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