In a season filled with backup (and sometimes third-string) signal-callers in the middle of the field, seeing a pair of New York quarterbacks earn the hardware after Week 14 was perhaps the most stunning feat yet.

Just over six weeks ago, “Tommy Cutlets” made his NFL debut on October 29 at MetLife Stadium against Wilson and the Jets.

DeVito entered the Week 8 contest in the second quarter after No. 2 quarterback Tyrod Taylor suffered a chest injury. The undrafted rookie was terrible against Gang Green's excellent defense, finishing the game 2 of 7 for -1 yard passing and a quarterback rating of 39.6 while adding four carries for 12 yards and one touchdown.

After another brutal performance in his first career start in Week 10 against the Cowboys (14-of-27, 86 passer rating, 67.8 quarterback rating), DeVito turned things around starting in Week 11 against the Washington Commanders. The Syracuse and Illinois product led the G-Men to three straight wins, completing 52 of 72 (72.2%) for 595 passing yards, five touchdowns and no interceptions down the stretch while adding 16 carries for 84 yards.

He also earned quarterback ratings of over 100 in all three games and set career highs in completion percentage (81.0%), rushing attempts (10) and rushing yards (71) against the Packers.

After a disastrous first two NFL seasons, Wilson got another chance to show why he was the second overall pick in 2021 when Aaron Rodgers suffered an Achilles tendon injury in Week 1.

Since then, it has been a period of ups and downs for the former BYU Cougar, who has scored 4-6 points in 11 games (10 starts), while recording a career-best shooting percentage of 60.8% and a quarterback rating of 78.2 and just eight touchdowns against seven interceptions. Wilson was also sacked 42 times and picked up 10 fouls.

Since the 24-year-old took over, the Jets have had a series of three losses in a row, but also three wins in a row. Wilson led the team to three fourth-quarter comebacks, including two game-winning drives.

He was 17 of 36 for 240 passing with one touchdown and no interceptions while losing two fumbles in a head-to-head matchup with DeVito in Week 8.

Wilson also found himself on the bench, backing up fifth-year pro Tim Boyle in midfield in Week 11 against the Buffalo Bills and as the starter in Weeks 12 and 13. Boyle was then fired last week, leading to Wilson being reinstated as QB1.

Wilson posted a career-high completion percentage (75.0%) and quarterback rating (117.9) after Sunday's game against the Texans while recording a season-high 301 passing yards.

At least for a week, all is well on the gridiron in the Big Apple.



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