Episode 403 – Training Camp Mania & Walt Michaels w/Connie Carberg

Scott Mason talks to legendary former NFL scout Connie Carberg  about her upcoming trip to NJ for Jets training camp and her memories of former Gang Green Head Coach Walt Michaels!

Episode 403 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason talks to legendary former NFL scout Connie Carberg  about her upcoming trip to NJ for Jets training camp and her memories of former Gang Green Head Coach Walt Michaels!

Connie discusses her upcoming trip, what her training camp experience are normally like, what she is looking forward to the most, the NFL films documentary segment that was filmed about her, legends weekend, and her thoughts on Sam Darnold’s potential for growth in year 2.

Then we shift gears and remember Connie’s mentor, former New York Jets Head Coach Walt Michaels, who recently passed away at the age of 89.  Connie talks about Walt as a football man and helps put the coach’s legacy with Gang Green in the proper perspective and tells some terrific personal stories about her time as both Michaels’ colleague and friend.

 

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Episode 400 – Legends of Gang Green: Career of Wesley Walker (Pt 10)

Scott Mason and Big John present “Legends of Gang Green” featuring part 10 of an in-depth career retrospective with all-time great Jets wide receiver Wesley Walker! 

Episode 400 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason and Big John present “Legends of Gang Green” featuring part 10 of an in-depth career retrospective with all-time great Jets wide receiver Wesley Walker! 

We finish our 10 part series with one of the greatest players in Gang Green history starting where we left off with the ending of a surprisingly good 1988 that included a winning record and elimination of the Giants from playoff contention, Wesley being allowed to test Plan B free agency, a disastrous 1989 that led to the firing of Joe Walton and the end of Wesley’s career in the NFL, Wesley’s reflection on his career and if he would do it all over again if he had the choice (his answer may surprise you!), and more! 

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Episode 393 – Legends of Gang Green: Career of Wesley Walker (Pt 9)

Scott Mason and Big John present “Legends of Gang Green” featuring part 9 of an in-depth career retrospective with all-time great Jets wide receiver Wesley Walker! 

Episode 393 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason and Big John present “Legends of Gang Green” featuring part 9 of an in-depth career retrospective with all-time great Jets wide receiver Wesley Walker! 

We pick things up with Wesley describing the 1987 season including the players’ strike, replacement players, players who crossed the picket line, a disappointing followup to a strong 1986, more injuries, having to be a part of a rebuilding team in 1988, bench clearing brawls, the unexpected retirement of a teammate, more steroid talk, and more!

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Episode 386 – Legends of Gang Green: Career of Wesley Walker (Pt 8)

Scott Mason and Big John present “Legends of Gang Green” featuring part 8 of an in-depth career retrospective with all-time great Jets wide receiver Wesley Walker! 

Episode 386 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason and Big John present “Legends of Gang Green” featuring part 8 of an in-depth career retrospective with all-time great Jets wide receiver Wesley Walker! 

We pick things up with Wesley describing the remainder of the 1986 season including the toll injuries began to take on the team, whether or not Al Toon was used properly and if it adversely affected his career, the infamous bench clearing brawl vs the Buffalo Bills and the “Giving him the business” call, memories of the “Marathon by the Lake” against the Cleveland Browns, and more!   

Play Like A Jet is part of the Turn On The Jets Digital Podcast network……..

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