sport news Zach Wilson's mom SLAMS New York Jets fans for throwing a water bottle at the ... trends now
Lisa Wilson shared a screengrab of the moment on her Instagram story and wrote: 'This happened after the won the game. Hit him right in the head. Awesome' with a sarcastic thumbs up emoji.
Wilson had been thrusted into center stage for the Jets when Aaron Rodgers was injured in only his fourth snap for the Jets, tearing his Achilles in a season-ending injury after getting sacked by Leonard Floyd of the Bills.
The 24-year-old Wilson, who had expected to be second choice to Rodgers all season, was instead straight in to replace the 39-year-old and despite an inconsistent game the Jets edged the Bills 22-16 in overtime.
But some fans watching the Jets were clearly reacting angrily to the prospect of Wilson being their starting quarterback for the season and threw a water bottle at him as he headed down the tunnel following a dramatic victory.
A water bottle was thrown at Zach Wilson moments after the Jets beat Buffalo Bills
Lisa, Wilson's mom, took to social media to criticize the fans who threw the bottle at her son
Lisa and Zach pictured together - he is now the No 1 quarterback for the Jets for the season
At that moment in time, it was unclear precisely what had happened to Rodgers but coach Robert Saleh made it clear he suspected the worst. Those fears were confirmed on Tuesday with Rodgers ruled out