Count sports talk radio host Colin Cowherd as one person who is skeptical that former Corner Canyon High and BYU quarterback Zach Wilson’s transition to the NFL will be a smooth one.
On Wednesday during his show, Cowherd gave his predictions for how each team in the AFC will fare this season. Cowherd predicted that Wilson and the New York Jets will go 5-12 and finish last in the AFC East, and then he shared some additional thoughts about Wilson specifically.
“The Jets I think’ll be mostly a mess. I do not believe in Zach Wilson,” Cowherd said. “I think he is the one quarterback out of the draft I have questions about. I see a lot of Johnny Manziel. I see a little bit of arrogance.
“I see a smaller athlete who can make plays off schedule, but this roster, though they’ve improved significantly on the offensive line because of the last two drafts — Joe Douglas, GM, has done a very good job — I don’t see the kind of playmakers you need, so that’s the AFC East.”