Wide Jets Garrett Wilson, the 10th overall pick in the 2022 NFL Draft, had an impressive NFL start. His own teammate compared him to the Minnesota Open third year Justin Jeffersonan “elite class” receiver, each Focus on professional football.
It’s a small sample size, but Wilson’s number surpassed that of five Jefferson rookies after two games. Wilson had 12 154-yard touches and two touchdowns. Jefferson had five catches for 70 yards on his way to hitting the then NFL rookie record for yards received (1,400 yards) in 2020.
Wilson’s numbers are comparable to that of Bengals ‘Ja’Marr Chase, who had seven tackles for 155 yards and two TD catches in two games last season. The Bengals star went on to beat Jefferson’s NFL record for most yards received by a rookie with 1,455.
Wilson is yet to set any NFL records, but his breakout performance against the Browns on Sunday put a stamp on the team, according to ESPN’s Rich Cimini.