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Zach Wilson leaves game with injury; Mike White finds Corey Davis for TD

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The Jets responded well to Wilson’s injury, as Mike White earned his first NFL TD.

Trapped in a brutal showing in the first half of Sunday’s action, the unthinkable happened for the New York Jets.

Quarterback Zach Wilson left the team’s Week 7 contest against the New England Patriots in a knee injury after sustaining two low hits (neither of which were flagged for roughing the passer) on what became New York’s first scoring drive of the day.

Wilson limped off the field after Matt Judon took him down on a deep pass attempt and was sent to the locker room for further evaluation. The Jets officially labeled Wilson as questionable to return.

Wilson had not suffered any significant on-field injuries in his collegiate career. The play where Wilson was injured was one of the Jets’ most fruitful of the day, a 46-yard pass interference penalty on Kyle Dugger on a would-be score to Keelan Cole. Patriots cornerback Devin McCourty was also injured on the play and has likewise been designated questionable to return.

In Wilson’s place came backup quarterback Mike White, who made his NFL debut at Gillette Stadium. Though a New York touchdown was nullified through a Ryan Griffin false start (Ty Johnson saw a score erased as a result), the Jets nonetheless earned six-point through the first pass attempt of White’s career.

That historic toss landed in the hand of Corey Davis, whose fourth touchdown of the year narrowed the New York gap to 17-7.

New England, however, made up for the touchdown with a scoring trek of its own: a 12-play, 73-yard drive that reestablished their 17-point lead with over five minutes to go in the first half.

Geoff Magliocchetti is on Twitter @GeoffJMags

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