Jets quarterback Zach Wilson reacts after throwing an interception against...

Jets quarterback Zach Wilson reacts after throwing an interception against the Patriots during the third quarter of an NFL game on Sunday, Oct. 30, 2022 at MetLife Stadium. Credit: AP/John Minchillo

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. – Zach Wilson spoke to his teammates before practice Wednesday and apologized for his play and his behavior after the loss to the Patriots.

He said he didn’t feel he let the defense down in his post-game press conference after Sunday’s loss in New England. Wilson said all he “could think of” since then was talking to his teammates, saying he’s sorry and making it “from the heart.” Wilson’s teammates appreciated that.

“As a teammate, as a brother, as a man, it meant a lot,” linebacker C.J. Mosley said. “It’s not the first and it won’t be the last time that a young guy or anybody says something in the media that they didn’t mean or they spoke on their emotions after the loss.

“Personally, for me I didn’t really have hard feelings for him because I know how it goes, especially being a quarterback in this league. What he did do is speak to the team and apologize and he spoke the truth. At the end of the day that’s all you can ask for.”

Wilson told the team he has to do better, and he will. He took accountability and said he doesn’t plan to be a backup so he will work hard to get his starting job back. The Jets are starting Mike White on Sunday.

“I’m glad he did address the team, kind of let us know where his head was,” receiver Corey Davis said. “I’m glad he did it. It was a good thing, It shows a lot of who he is, shows his character. He’s a leader and we’re definitely going to need him moving forward.”

Two-minute drill

Davis (knee) practiced for the first time in a month. He fully participated and said he felt “great.” Barring a setback he will play Sunday after sitting out the last three games. … Sauce Gardner (calf) was limited in practice, but Robert Saleh expects him to play. … Saleh also expects guard Nate Herbig (shin) to return after not playing last game. … The Jets opened the 21-day window for right tackle George Fant (knee) to be activated from injured reserve.

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