New York Jets star wide receiver Garrett Wilson is happy to hear Aaron Rodgers and Dez Bryant giving him recognition but highlighted that his own expectations are the biggest placed on him. Wilson, the 10th overall pick of the 2022 NFL draft, was named the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year last season.
Expectedly, Wilson has been receiving major praise and many are tipping him to have a very bright future. Bryant, who was once one of the top wideouts in the league, tipped Wilson to be the top receiver in fantasy football in 2023.
On the other, Rodgers said Wilson has what it takes to be the best wide receiver in the league. “I expect more than all that. For me, it’s always been about the ultimate confidence in myself and putting the work behind it so you know it can happen when the season comes around.
I’m not buying into all that stuff too much. No one’s expectations for me are higher than my own," Wilson told The New York Post.
Wilson enjoys working with Rodgers
In his second season in the NFL, Wilson will be catching passes from one of the best quarterbacks in NFL history.
So far this offseason, Wilson has been trying "to be a sponge" and learn as much as he can before the season starts. “I was trying to be a sponge, and make sure I was locked into learning this new playbook and all the nuances to it.
It’s been a great learning experience for me and I’ve been able to grow a lot. Having a new offense — in a sense starting over — has been good for us. Being a young guy, I can adapt," Wilson said. Rodgers is a four-time NFL MVP, while Wilson is one of the most talented receivers in the game. It will be interesting to see how well can Rodgers and Wilson do together in 2023.
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