Buck The Trend, Episode 11 – Cash Moneybacker

New BTT Podcast: Connor Rogers joins Daniel Essien to discuss off-ball linebacker trends in the NFL.

Linebackers have come in all shapes and sizes, particularly in the modern era of the NFL. Draft sensei and football wizard, Connor Rogers joins Dan Essien to discuss how off-ball linebackers have changed in weight class but the principles of the position still remain the same. If you haven’t yet, subscribe and leave a review on iTunes!

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New York Jets – Defensive Trends: A Pinch of Dan Quinn

Dan Essien breaks down some Dan Quinn inspired defensive looks the Jets can utilize in 2018

In the most recent episode of Buck The Trend, we discussed Jets defensive trends with Chris Nimbley. In the same line of previewing the Jets defense, let’s go over some wrinkles the Jets can use next season. Including how they could take a page out of Dan Quinn’s playbook and put their own spin on it.  Here’s a look at some of the potential looks the Jets could show next season with the front seven.

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NFL Draft – Can The Jets Strike Gold In This Year’s NFL Supplemental Draft?

Connor Rogers previews potential CB targets for the New York Jets in the supplemental draft…

In a somewhat rare circumstance, this year’s NFL Supplemental Draft could have a few talented names on the board. While the Jets made quite a few huge investments this offseason, their work might not be over just yet.

Let’s break down the two names that have applied for the Supplemental Draft that would make the most sense for Todd Bowles’ defense.

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Episode 89 – New York Jets CB Ray Mickens on the 1998 Season (Part 2)

Scott Mason interviews former New York Jets cornerback Ray Mickens on the 1998 season (part 2). Ray talks about dealing with an angry Bill Parcells, the wild personality of Glenn Foley, playing against a young rookie named Peyton Manning, and more! Plus, Ray shares his memories of weeks 2-5 against Baltimore, Indianapolis, Miami, and St Louis!

Episode 89 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason interviews former New York Jets cornerback Ray Mickens on the 1998 season (part 2).  Ray talks about dealing with an angry Bill Parcells, the wild personality of Glenn Foley, playing against a young rookie named Peyton Manning, and more!

Plus, Ray shares his memories of weeks 2-5 against Baltimore, Indianapolis, Miami, and St Louis!

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NFL Draft Future Stars: Levonta Taylor, CB, Florida State

Connor Rogers continues his future stars series with a look at Florida State CB Levonta Taylor

After kicking off this series with Houston’s superstar Ed Oliver, we’ll stay on the defensive side of the ball with a cornerback at Florida State in Levonta Taylor.

Let’s break down the potential star of the Seminoles secondary for this upcoming college football season.

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New York Jets – What Are The Defensive Line Roles In 2018?

Connor Rogers breaks down the projected roles on the New York Jets defensive line in 2018…

While all of the talk has centered around free agent additions and drafting a quarterback third overall, the Jets have quietly made a significant effort to revamp their defensive line this offseason.

After re-signing Mike Pennel, drafting two from the 2018 class and using another pick to trade for Henry Anderson, this is a unit that will look a bit different going forward.

What roles will each player take on? Will it be an upgrade from 2017? Let’s break it all down.

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New York Jets – Raising Leonard Williams’ Expectations

Daniel Essien breaks down reasonable expectations for New York Jets defensive lineman Leonard Williams in 2018..

New York Jets 2015 1st round selection Leonard Williams has had a mostly positive tenure with the team so far. However, there has been discussion regarding Williams’ production the last few seasons. It’s arguable that he hasn’t played up to the standards of his 6th overall selection. Let’s examine how his play stacks up to his peers and why this year is the time for him to take the next step.

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Initial Reaction, NFL Draft 2018 – New York Jets Select CB Parry Nickerson

The Jets selected Tulane CB Parry Nickerson 179th overall. Daniel Essien gives his initial reaction to the pick.

The New York Jets selected Tulane Cornerback Parry Nickerson with the 179th overall pick in the NFL Draft. Here’s an initial reaction to the pick.

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TOJ New York Jets Film Breakdown – Marcus Maye

David Aitken breaks down the film on New York Jets rookie safety Marcus Maye through 10 games…

David Aitken breaks down the film on New York Jets rookie safety Marcus Maye’s season to date. Find more breakdowns here

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TOJ New York Jets Film Room – Darron Lee, Week 9 (Follow Up)

Daniel Essien with a week 9 film breakdown of Darron Lee against Buffalo…

In the previous Darron Lee film room from earlier this year, we stated that Lee needs to use his uncommon athleticism to make more impact plays. The last three weeks he has done just that. In this film room we’ll focus on his performance against the Bills in week 9 and the noticeable improvements he has made.

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