Treaty of Hackenberg: Jets Fans Must Come Together In Pursuit of Common Goal
Scott Mason tries to broker the peace between New York Jets fans when it comes to Christian Hackenberg
There seems to be a bit of a Civil War brewing among Jets fans over the team’s 2016 second round pick, former PSU QB Christian Hackenberg.
Jets fans have had plenty of lively internal debates over the years, but it has been a while since I have seen so much friction between members of the fan base about a player who has never played in an NFL game before. Even Geno Smith – controversial as his selection was – didn’t seem to engender this much friction among those who bleed green and white.
In case you haven’t been paying particularly close attention to the bones of contention between these factions of the gang green faithful, here is a quick Cliff Notes version of the four main groups when it comes to all things Christian Hackenberg:
Episode 2 – The 2011 New York Jets With Nicholas Dawidoff, Part 1
Episode 2 of the Play Like A Jet Podcast: Part 1 of Scott Mason’s interview with Nicholas Dawidoff, author of Collision Low Crossers, on the 2011 New York Jets and the beginning of the end of the Rex Ryan era
Episode 1 – The 1992 New York Jets With Rob Carpenter
Scott Mason hosts the premier episode of Play Like A Jet, featuring an interview with Rob Carpenter on the New York Jets 1992 season and how it could compare to this year’s team…
The premier episode of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason hosts and in episode 1 takes a deep dive on the New York Jets 1992 season with former Jet wide receiver Rob Carpenter. How does the 1992 team compare to the current team?
Make sure you tune in for the next edition of the TOJ podcast with Joe Caporoso and Dalbin Osorio for a major announcement on the first episode of “Play Like A Jet.” Trust me, you DO NOT want to miss it!
However, being that on “Play Like A Jet” we will be going back in time, I thought it might be fun to take a look into the future. There has been an incredible amount of chatter in Jets fan circles about how the team is in shambles and is about to embark on a multiple year rebuilding project.
New Podcast: A preview of “Play Like A Jet,” premiering on June 2nd…
If you have enjoyed our recent articles on New York Jets history, like this, this and this, you will love our new podcast “Play Like A Jet,” which is launching on June 2nd. Check out a preview right here…
Scott Mason with a history lesson on the New York Jets 1999 season…
On June 2, on Turn On The Jets Digital, we will be debuting a brand new podcast called “Play Like A Jet,” which will take an in-depth look at some of the most memorable moments in Jets history, both good and bad.
Scott Mason on the “Maccagnan Nine” and how it will determine his fate with the New York Jets
The 2017 NFL draft is in the books and it was chalk full of trades and surprises. Three teams traded up in the top 12 to land quarterbacks, including the Chicago Bears who somehow thought it was a good idea to give up two third round picks and a fourth rounder for a guy who started 13 games at the collegiate level and couldn’t even beat out Marquise Williams for the starting QB job at North Carolina.
As for the Jets, for those of you who were screaming at the top of your lungs that GM Mike Maccagnan should trade down and accumulate more picks, congratulations, you got your wish. Maccagnan traded out of his spot a mind-numbing FIVE times during the 2017 draft, including one deal that yielded him a pick in the 2018 draft.
Part three of Scott Mason’s New York Jets draft day memories – 1996…
The 2017 NFL draft is now just hours away and that means it is time for part three of New York Jets draft day memories. I apologize for the lack of draft day memories last week, but sometimes life takes over and throws you a curve ball. I promise, though, this series will continue and I’m sure this week’s draft will one day have its own entry. To review, we left off with 1995, so we pick things up with 1996, a draft that provided a franchise first and sought to rectify the disaster that was the 1995 season. Again, I encourage you to share all of your Jets draft day memories in the comments and in Joe’s twitter timeline.