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Zach Wilson interacts with Aaron Rodgers

Aug 19, 2021, 3:18 PM
FILE - New York Jets first round draft pick Zach Wilson (2) works out during NFL football rookie ca...
FILE - New York Jets first round draft pick Zach Wilson (2) works out during NFL football rookie camp in Florham Park, N.J., in this Friday, May 7, 2021, file photo. The franchise has been on a mostly fruitless search since Joe Namath last played for the Jets in 1976, an often frustrating span during which 34 players have started at quarterback for New York. Zach Wilson, the No. 2 overall pick in April, will likely become No. 35 when the Jets kick off the regular season at Carolina on Sept. 12.(AP Photo/Bill Kostroun, File)
(AP Photo/Bill Kostroun, File)

PROVO, Utah — Former BYU quarterback Zach Wilson is still getting used to life in the NFL. 

And during his rookie season, there is undoubtedly going to be a lot of firsts for the quarterback taken second overall by the New York Jets in last spring’s NFL Draft.

This week, Wilson had a chance to visit with Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. The Jets are in Wisconsin this week for a combined practice ahead of Saturday’s preseason game at Lambeau Field.

“The biggest thing I picked up (is the) two-minute drill,” Wilson said. “Just how calm and collective he is. He’s  kind of out there almost like he’s just messing around, like playing backyard football. He’s having a good time, and he makes it work.”

Rodgers was equally as thrilled to get to meet Wilson.

“That’s the best part about this,” Rodgers said. “Is just getting to see other guys you know about, or get to meet and talk ball with during that time. It’s fun.”

In his NFL preseason debut on Aug. 14, Wilson completed 6 of 9 passes for 63 yards against the New York Giants. 

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