Jets offense comes alive in blowout of Bears as Zach Wilson watches from the bench 

November 28, 2022

By priyanka

Is Zach Wilson being benched? 

Jets benched Zach Wilson for Week 12, expected to stick with Mike White if team remains in playoff contention -

Why was Zach Wilson inactive? 

He injured his left shoulder late during Sunday's Bears-Falcons game. On Tuesday, NFL Network reported the team is "optimistic" he will play. But, he's still designated "day-to-day" by head coach Matt Eberflus. Click here to follow the Under Center Podcast

What did Zach Wilson say after yesterday's game? 

When asked after Sunday's game if he felt the Jets' offense -- which managed 103 yards of total offense and just two yards in the second half in the 10-3 defeat -- let the defense down, Wilson responded with a curt, "no."

What do quarterbacks say before the snap? 

When watching NFL games, it's common to hear the quarterback say White 80 before the ball is snapped. This can often be mistaken by viewers as “180”. Quarterbacks yell white 80 as a cadence to tell the center when to snap the football. When he says white 80, it lets the offense know he is ready to start the play.

What did Zach Wilson say about defense? 

When Wilson was asked whether he let the Jets' defense down by completing nine of 22 passes for 77 yards, no touchdowns, and two dropped interceptions (yes, it could have been even worse), and he simply said, “No,” that was the End of All Things in Jetsland.

Why did Jets QB get benched? 

"I had a sick feeling in my stomach," he said, alluding to the uproar he caused. That game, combined with what coach Robert Saleh called a deterioration of basic fundamentals, led to Wilson's benching.

Why do quarterbacks scream Omaha? 

Former Colts and Bronco's quarterback, Peyton Manning, began using the word 'Omaha' as a verbal signal at the line of scrimmage in 2012. “It's just kind of a rhythmic, three-syllable word that meant 'Hey there's just two or three seconds on the clock and I need it snapped now,'” Manning explained.

Why do quarterbacks tap their helmets? 

Why Do Quarterbacks Point To Their Helmet Before The Ball Is Snapped? When the quarterback wants to change the play at the line of scrimmage, he will use what we call an “alert” system. Using the hand signal of pointing to his head and yelling the word alert means the offense changes the play.