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Ex-Jets head coach defends Zach Wilson after nightmare vs. Patriots by comparing rookie to Hall of Famer

Heavy is the head that wears the crown.

That’s what happens when you are the No. 2 pick overall in the NFL Draft and are seen as the savior of the franchise.

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But on Sunday, New York Jets quarterback Zach Wilson crumbled under those great expectations, throwing four interceptions in a 25-6 loss to the New England Patriots at MetLife Stadium.

However former Jets head coach Rex Ryan said Monday on ESPN’s “Get Up!