Zach Wilson will play in the first NFL action of the preseason.

New York Jets quarterback Aaron Rodgers, who hasn’t played in the preseason since 2018, will be New York’s QB1, while Wilson will battle it out for the QB2 spot.

Wilson will take snaps when the Jets take on the Cleveland Browns in the Hall of Fame Game on Thursday at 6 p.m. on NBC, New York head coach Robert Saleh confirmed on Monday.

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The former BYU star has been learning under Rodgers, who has given him pointers in practices.

“I feel like he is very confident right now, not necessarily in his ability to go out there and play, but just in his decision making, and what he’s doing play in and play out. You just feel that from him. You can see it in how decisive he is with the football in his hands,” Saleh said.

Wilson, who was the No. 2 selection in the 2021 NFL draft, struggled last season. He started nine games for the Jets, throwing for 1,688 yards, six touchdowns and seven interceptions with a 54.5% completion percentage.