NFL Rumor: Zach Wilson's Knee Surgery Deemed A Success

New York Jets quarterback Zach Wilson has successfully completed surgery on Tuesday and still is capable of playing early in the NFL season, sources told NFL Network's Ian Rapoport

The recovery plan for Wilson is "complicated" Rapoport added. The bone bruise reportedly needs rest along with the meniscus which was trimmed during surgery. This means the Jet's signal-caller needs to stay off his feet and the New York club plans to keep him off the field until he is fully healthy.

Wilson originally sustained his non-contact injury to his right knee during a preseason game against the Philadelphia Eagles last week during the first quarter. 

Although the chances of Wilson starting week one are still questionable, the overall surgery has been deemed a success. This could lead to Jets backup quarterback Joe Flacco to start in Wilson's place in the season opener against the Baltimore Ravens on September 11th. 

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