Zach Wilson, QB for the New York Jets, is now 221 pounds and says that he feels like a better athlete with more weight.

The New York Jets Expect to see bigger and better results Zach Wilson In 2022. He checked the “bigger” box already.

After losing 208 pounds last season, the second-year quarterback reported to OTA this week at 221 pounds. This was a calculated weight gain with the assistance and guidance of a nutritionist. It took a lot of willpower.

Wilson admitted Tuesday to reporters that she has a bad sweet tooth so it's been difficult.

Wilson is 6'2″ and has removed cookies, cakes, and other sugary temptations. He explained that the key to achieving “good weight” is good portion management and eating at the right times.

He stated, “I feel better for certain.” “It's the energy and stamina that makes the practice more enjoyable. When we do get to the point where we are actually able to get hit and tackled, it will be a benefit to have more size.

Wilson's most notable attribute is his quickness at the pocket. Wilson doesn't think the 13-pound weight loss will affect his ability to escape pass rushers. He wants to be at 218 by the beginning of the season.

He stated that he felt like he was a better athlete if he had more weight.

Robert Saleh used “thick” when describing Wilson’s physique. The young quarterback will be able to withstand the punishments of the week without any doubt because of his extra bulk. The Jets drafted him second in the 2021 draft. They also expect him to improve his mental abilities in Year 2.

Saleh stated that Saleh looked good, was confident, smiled, and vocal. “I've always said that you can always tell their confidence level and understanding of the tasks they are being asked by their volume, and Saleh is getting quite loud.”

Wilson's rookie season was difficult. He was 30th of 31 QBR qualified passers (28.2). He finished 3-10 as an opener with 2,334 yard, nine touchdowns and 11 interceptions. His completion rate was 55.6%.

The front office signed tight ends to strengthen his supporting cast for this offseason. C.J. Uzomah And Tyler Conklin In free agency and wide receiver Garrett Wilson (first round) and running zurück Breece Hall (second round).

Wilson will have to motivate his talented, young supporting cast.

He said, “I feel like all the staff, from the GM down to ownership, have done a great job of getting the pieces that we need.” It all comes down to my job. Now, I need to do my job of getting the ball to these playmakers. How do I get these tight ends, these great receivers and these runningbacks the ball in space so they can do what we brought them to do?

According to Caesars Sportsbook, the Jets are expected to win just 5.5 games. However, there is a lot of optimism about the team following its strong draft.

Wilson said, “Yeah. Yes, absolutely. We're definitely going be better.” “I don’t think we’ll be able see the difference until the first match, but I can tell the improvement. We have the talent and the guys. We now need to tie it all together, and create something.

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