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Zach Wilson, New York Jets Lock In Kickoff Times For 2021 Preseason

Jun 8, 2021, 4:45 PM | Updated: Dec 7, 2022, 3:32 pm

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A general view of the New York Jets and Cleveland Browns game at MetLife Stadium on September 16, 2019 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Emilee Chinn/Getty Images)

(Photo by Emilee Chinn/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The New York Jets announced kickoff times for former BYU quarterback Zach Wilson’s debut this preseason.

The Jets drafted Wilson out of BYU with the No. 2 overall pick in April’s 2021 NFL Draft.

Wilson will debut as New York’s quarterback during the upcoming preseason.

This year, Wilson and the Jets will play three preseason contests. New York’s first preseason game will take place on August 14.

New York Jets Preseason Schedule

Game 1: @ New York Giants

Location: MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey

Date: August 14

Kickoff: 5:30 p.m. (MDT)

Game 2: @ Green Bay Packers

Location: Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin

Date: August 21

Kickoff: 2:25 p.m. (MDT)

Game 1: vs. Philadelphia Eagles

Location: MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey

Date: August 27

Kickoff: 5:30 p.m. (MDT)

Wilson is currently participating in New York’s offseason program.

The rookie and the Jets will open their 2020 regular season against the Carolina Panthers on September 12.

Kyle Ireland is a Locals in the NFL Insider for KSLSports.com and host of the Yards After College Podcast. Follow him on Twitter (@kyleireland) and Instagram (@kyleirelandksl).

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