Episode 14 – Erik McMillan and the 1988 New York Jets

New PLAJ Podcast: Scott Mason interviews former New York Jets safety Erik McMillan on the 1988 New York Jets and being a rookie safety with high expectations…

Episode 14 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason interviews former New York Jets safety Erik McMillan on the 1988 New York Jets and what it is like to have high expectations as a rookie in New York… (more…)

The Best Seasons In New York Jets History 1980-2000 Part 1 (1981)

Scott Mason on the success of the New York Jets 1981 season…

Recently, Joe Malfa did a nice job of going through some of the worst seasons in Jets history.  I helped him a little bit with some of the research and since we had so much fun, we thought maybe we would combine our efforts again, but this time for a more positive purpose.  This is part one of a series on the 12 best Jets seasons since 1980.  I will be covering 1980-2000 and Joe will do the second part of the series with everything from 2000-2016.  So for those of you who are down in the dumps about the 2017 season, here is a little sunshine for you:

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Episode 13 – Two-A-Days, Tom Ottaiano and the 2011 Jets

New PLAJ Podcast: Scott Mason interviews Tom Ottaiano on trying to make the 2011 New York Jets…

Episode 13 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason interviews offensive lineman Tom Ottaiano on trying to make the 2011 New York Jets… (more…)

Episode 12 – Two-A-Days At Hofstra, Doug Shanahan and the 2002 Jets, Part 2

New PLAJ Podcast: Part 2 of Scott Mason’s interview with Doug Shanahan on the 2002 New York Jets

Episode 12 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason interviews former All-American safety Doug Shanahan on his bid to make the 2002 New York Jets in training camp!  Part one is right here! (more…)

Hack Attack: QB May Be Frustrating To Watch, But Patience Is Only Option

Scott Mason on being patient with Christian Hackenberg

Christian Hackenberg made his 2017 pre-season debut Saturday night against Tennessee with great anticipation, though the end result was far from exciting.  The second-year QB out of Penn State went 18-25 for 127 yards, mostly on screens and check down passes.  Zero points were produced and only two passes were even thrown beyond 20 yards.

Following the game, some noted the improved decisiveness and footwork or Hackenberg, while others noted that he barely did anything and once again lamented the fact that the Jets seem to have wasted a 2016 second round pick on him.

Hackenberg was firmly entrenched in the “Gabbert Zone” (as the hosts of the Around the NFL podcast like to call it) with a paltry 5.1 yards per attempt, playing it almost unbearably safe along the lines of what ended up getting Matt Leinart cut from the Cardinals at the end of the 2010 pre-season.

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Episode 11 – Two-A-Days At Hofstra, Doug Shanahan and the 2002 Jets

New PLAJ Podcast: Scott Mason interviews former Hofstra All-American safety Doug Shanahan on his bid to make the 2002 New York Jets…

Episode 11 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason interviews former All-American safety Doug Shanahan on his bid to make the 2002 New York Jets in training camp!  (more…)

New York Jets Fans – No Middle Ground?

Scott Mason on the lack of rational thinking among New York Jets fans heading into the 2017 season

I hear voices. No, not voices in my head like a schizophrenic, but voice yelling and screaming about the 2017 New York Jets.

On one end, I am bombarded with people who think everything is a catastrophe.  Hackenberg sucks, Maccagnan is an idiot, Woody must sell, Bowles is worse than Kotite, season tickets cost too much, Sam Darnold is going to stay in school to avoid the Jets.

You get the idea.

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Episode 10 – The 2008 New York Jets With Kerry Rhodes, Part 4

New PLAJ Podcast: Scott Mason with part 4 of his interview with New York Jets safety Kerry Rhodes on the end of the 2008 Jets season and what came next…

Episode 10 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason interviews former New York Jets safety Kerry Rhodes, on the end of the Mangini era, a week 17 loss to Chad Pennington and what came next at Head Coach. Part 3 is right here!  (more…)

Episode 9 – The 2008 New York Jets With Kerry Rhodes, Part 3

New PLAJ Podcast: Part 3 of Scott Mason’s interview with former New York Jets safety Kerry Rhodes on the 2008 Jets, beating New England and his least favorite quarterback…

Episode 9 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason interviews former New York Jets safety Kerry Rhodes, on the 2008 New York Jets, beating New England and his least favorite quarterback. Part 2 is right here!  (more…)

Ep 17 – Welcome To The 2017 NFL/CFB Season…

New Draft SZN Podcast: Jeff Lloyd and Scott Mason kick off the 2017 NFL and college football season with a wide ranging discussion on this year’s rookie class and who to watch in college football this year…

Scott Mason and Jeff Lloyd discuss hot topics heading into NFL training camp and give a positional overview draft wise heading into the 2017 college football season…

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