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Jets’ Zach Wilson dodges several potential tackles en route to a 52-yard touchdown

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Jets’ Zach Wilson dodges several potential tackles en route to a 52-yard touchdown

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New York Jets rookie Zach Wilson showed his wheels on Sunday against the Jacksonville Jaguars.

The quarterback fell back to the first quarter with about 4:08 to go and smacked of the Jaguars blitz. As the pocket collapsed, Wilson dodged a possible tackle and rolled to his right. Without anyone around him, he took off.

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Zach Wilson (2) of the New York Jets struggles in the first quarter of a game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at MetLife Stadium on December 26, 2021 in East Rutherford, NJ
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Wilson sprinted up the field and dodged three more potential tacklers en route to a diving 52-yard touchdown to give the Jets a run.

According to ESPN, it was the longest touchdown by a quarterback since Marcus Mariota shattered an 87-yard goal for the Tennessee Titans in 2015.

Jets’ Zach Wilson dodges several potential tackles en route to a 52-yard touchdown

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Zach Wilson (2) of the New York Jets throws the ball for a first down during the second quarter in a game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at MetLife Stadium on December 26, 2021 in East Rutherford, NJ
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New York led 13-12 at halftime. Wilson was 5-for-11 passing for 39 yards. He had two carries for 69 yards and the score.

Jets’ Zach Wilson dodges several potential tackles en route to a 52-yard touchdown

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Zach Wilson of the New York Jets warms up before a game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at MetLife Stadium on December 26, 2021 in East Rutherford, NJ
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Wilson was the Jets’ second overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft. He’s been a bit erratic throughout the season. He has 1,911 passing yards, six touchdown passes and 11 interceptions in 10 games this season. He missed a bit of time due to an injury.

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The Jets entered Sunday’s game 3-11.

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