1:31 PM PT -- Jets coach Robert Saleh addressed Aaron Rodgers' injury with reporters on Tuesday ... and while he said he feels for the quarterback, he makes it clear his team is not going to give up on the season.
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"I don't look at it like a 'woe is me' here for the organization," Saleh said. "I think guys are excited about being able to step up and continue the things that we've been building. But a lot of hurt for Aaron."
Saleh added Zach Wilson will lead the team moving forward ... and he has a lot of confidence in the young QB.
Aaron Rodgers' first season with the Jets is over before it could ever take off -- the superstar quarterback suffered a torn Achilles in his first-ever game for New York, officially ending his 2023 campaign.
The team confirmed the devastating news on Tuesday ... announcing the 39-year-old Super Bowl champion will be sidelined for the rest of the season after an MRI revealed a complete tear in his left Achilles tendon.