Episode 336 – The Owner Speaks, But What Is Really Going On? w/Chris Nimbley

Scott Mason talks to Chris Nimbley of Jetsinsider.com to discuss the latest news surrounding the major shakeup in the Jets’ front office and what happens from here!

Episode 336 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason talks to Chris Nimbley of Jetsinsider.com to discuss the latest news surrounding the major shakeup in the Jets’ front office and what happens from here!

Then Chris goes into great detail about the statements made by acting Jets owner Christopher Johnson, the reaction of Le’Veon Bell, the trade of Darron Lee, who could be on deck to take over the front office, and all the other details that have begun to come to light regarding this shocking situation!

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The Jet Take 108: BREAKING NEWS – The Jets Pull Plug on Maccagnan

New TJT! Emergency pod time as Ben and Kyle break down the firing of GM Mike Maccagnan and while the short-term embarrassment may be worth it in the long-run.

The world is on fire and the Jets decided to clean out the front office. HC Adam Gase executes his successful power play and leaves GM Mike Maccagnan without a job. Ben and Kyle discuss the timing of the firing, potential options to replace, and how it could ultimately work out in the long run.

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Author: Ben Blessington

Host of @TheJetTake, rabid New York Jets fan, Kyle Fahey's babysitter.

Episode 335 – Breaking News: Macc/Dinger Firings w/Darryl Slater & Chris Nimbley

Scott Mason talks to Darryl Slater of NJ Advance Media and Chris Nimbley of Jetsinsider.com to discuss the latest news including the Jets’ stunning dismissal of General Manager Mike Maccagnan and VP of Player Personnel Brian Heimerdinger!

Episode 335 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason talks to Darryl Slater of NJ Advance Media and Chris Nimbley of Jetsinsider.com to discuss the latest news including the Jets’ stunning dismissal of General Manager Mike Maccagnan and VP of Player Personnel Brian Heimerdinger!

First, Darryl talks about fan reaction to Le’Veon Bell missing voluntary OTAs, Greg Dortch potentially being another Robby Anderson, some encouraging stats about Quinnen Williams and Leonard Williams, how Jachai Polite will test the Jets’ team culture, Peter King’s NFL power rankings, and even Aaron Rodgers guest appearance on Game of Thrones!

Then Chris joins the show to break the news about Maccagnan and Heimerdinger.  Why did this happen now?  What led to it? What does it all mean?  What could happen next?  We cover all that and more!

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Episode 326 – How To Handle the Macc vs Gase Firestorm w/Jon Grella

Scott Mason talks to  Jon Grella – a former Communications Director for the Tampa Bay Bucs, Executive Vice President of Public Affairs at the U.S. Travel Association, and current head of the hottest new PR firm in DC, JAG Public Affairs (not to mention former NY Jets ballboy!) – about how the Jets should be handling the firestorm surrounding the rumored turmoil between its General Manager Mike Maccagnan and Head Coach Adam Gase!  

Episode 326 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below.  Scott Mason talks to  Jon Grella – a former Communications Director for the Tampa Bay Bucs, Executive Vice President of Public Affairs at the U.S. Travel Association, and current head of the hottest new PR firm in DC, JAG Public Affairs (not to mention former NY Jets ballboy!) – about how the Jets should be handling the firestorm surrounding the rumored turmoil between its General Manager Mike Maccagnan and Head Coach Adam Gase!  

Jon shares his thoughts on how the story probably got started, who may have been responsible for the leaks and how to try o contain them in the future, how the optics look to outside observers, how a PR staff would work to limit the damage done to the team’s rep, what the team’s best option is going forward as far as stopping this situation from becoming even more of a firestorm in the press, and what Jon did when he was faced with a similar situation during his time in Tampa! 

Plus there may even be some talk of flaming tailgate tables and future pizza reviews!

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Episode 317 – Macc vs Gase & Day #2 of the 2019 NFL Draft w/Chris Nimbley

Scott Mason talks to Chris Nimbley of Jetsinsider.com to discuss the wild rumors about turmoil between Mike Maccagnan and Adam Gase as well as all the action from day #2 of the 2019 NFL Draft!

Episode 317 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason talks to Chris Nimbley of Jetsinsider.com to discuss the wild rumors about turmoil between Mike Maccagnan and Adam Gase as well as all the action from day #2 of the 2019 NFL Draft!

Chris discusses the report by Michael Lombardi that sparked investigation into the rumors of internal strife between Jets General Manager Mike Maccagnan and Head Coach Adam Gase.  We talk about whether Adam Gase is attempting a power play and what the likely result might be if he is.

From there, the conversation shifts to the Jets’ two picks in the 3rd round including the edge rusher the desperately needed in Florida’s Jachai Polite and a familiar face to Sam Darnold, USC OT Chuma Edoga.

Then we go around the league including two more QBs coming off the board, a run on CBs, some surprises and steals, players still available as we head into day #3, and more!

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Episode 220 – Chronicles of Nania: #Gase Positivity with Michael Nania

Scott Mason talks to Michael Nania for the first installment of “Chronicles of Nania” focusing on #Gasepositivity!

Episode 220 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason talks to Michael Nania for the first installment of “Chronicles of Nania” focusing on #Gasepositivity!

Michael goes inside the numbers to tell us some of the most positive aspects of the Jets’ new head coach Adam Gase, including some interesting nuggets about Gase’s history against the Patriots, work he has done with QBs, offensive numbers, his propensity for winning close games, and more!

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The Jet Take 104: The Case for Gase

New TJT! Ben and Kyle take your calls and break down the controversial hire of Adam Gase as head coach of the New York Jets. Including insight from Dolphins’ insider Travis Wingfield.

Episode 104

In this week’s episode of The Jet Take, Ben and Kyle breakdown the breaking news that the Jets have hired Adam Gase as their new Head Coach. They discuss Gase’s effects on Sam Darnold, Jamal Adams, ad why the Jets made this decision. Later, the boys are joined by callers and get an in depth breakdown from Dolphins expert Travis Wingfield on what Gase brings to the table.

*Apologies for some audio drag in the first few minutes*

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Author: Ben Blessington

Host of @TheJetTake, rabid New York Jets fan, Kyle Fahey's babysitter.