Episode 523 – Chronicles of Nania: A Blessing, A Curse (Adams Injury), & Elite Run Defense

Scott Mason talks to Michael Nania for the “Chronicles of Nania” with a fascinating look at some eye-catching stats involving the Bengals’ run defense, the Jets’ run defense, Jamal Adams, and Blessuan Austin.

Episode 523 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason talks to Michael Nania for the “Chronicles of Nania” with a fascinating look at some eye-catching stats involving the Bengals’ run defense, the Jets’ run defense, Jamal Adams, and Blessuan Austin.

Michael goes inside the numbers like only he can to break down:

-The Bengals’ league worst run defense and how the Jets failed to take advantage of it

-The historical greatness of the Jets run defense and the level of importance that carries

-The remarkable early returns we have seen from Jets CB Blessuan Austin

-Jamal Adams’ career best season put into context now that he may be done for the year

-The strange occurrence of the Jets having a great run defense despite having some of the league’s worst starting linebackers

-“Whatchu Talkin’ Bout PFF?” as we bring you one of the week’s most absurd examples of the ridiculousness of Pro Football Focus’s grading system

And much more!

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Episoide 516 – Chronicles of Nania: Darnold’s Youthful Achievements, Elite Run D & The Beachum Effect

Scott Mason talks to Michael Nania for the “Chronicles of Nania” with a fascinating look at some eye-catching stats involving Jets second-year QB Sam Darnold, the team’s offensive line and passing game weapons, as well as Gang Green’s cornerbacks and run defense.

Episode 516 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason talks to Michael Nania for the “Chronicles of Nania” with a fascinating look at some eye-catching stats involving Jets second-year QB Sam Darnold, the team’s offensive line and passing game weapons, as well as Gang Green’s cornerbacks and run defense.

Michael goes inside the numbers like only he can to break down:

-Some tremendous stats Sam Darnold is accumulating at a really young age

-What the data shows about how certain members of the OL contribute to Darnold’s success

-The remarkable turnaround we have seen from the Jets at CB

-More proof that Gang Green’s run defense is the best in the NFL

-Odds and ends including some cool nuggets about Ryan Griffin, Robby Anderson, and point differentials

-“Whatchu Talkin’ Bout PFF?” as we bring you one of the week’s most absurd examples of the ridiculousness of Pro Football Focus’s grading system

And much more!

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Episode 510 – Chronicles of Nania: Darnold the Trendsetter, Adams the Trailblazer, & A Blessing at CB

Scott Mason talks to Michael Nania for the “Chronicles of Nania” with a fascinating look at some eye-catching stats involving Jets second-year QB Sam Darnold, Pro Bowl Safety Jamal Adams, and the team’s offensive (it’s really bad…..really really bad).

Episode 510 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason talks to Michael Nania for the “Chronicles of Nania” with a fascinating look at some eye-catching stats involving Jets second-year QB Sam Darnold, Pro Bowl Safety Jamal Adams, and the team’s offensive (it’s really bad…..really really bad).

Michael goes inside the numbers like only he can to break down:

-Some remarkable trends Sam Darnold is setting at QB at an incredibly young age

-Jamal Adams’ dominance and potential record setting pace

-The statistically based horror of the Jets’ offensive line and the unexpected blessing they have received at CB

-The debut of our new segment “Whatchu Talkin’ Bout PFF?” (RIP Gary Coleman) as we bring you one of the week’s most absurd examples of the ridiculousness of Pro Football Focus’s grading system 

And much more!

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

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Episode 502 – Chronicles of Nania: Darnold is Very Good, Adams is Great, & Jets Run Defense is Elite

Scott Mason talks to Michael Nania for the “Chronicles of Nania” with a fascinating look at some eye-catching stats involving Jets second-year QB Sam Darnold, Pro Bowl Safety Jamal Adams, and the team’s run defense (its biggest strength!).

Episode 502 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason talks to Michael Nania for the “Chronicles of Nania” with a fascinating look at some eye-catching stats involving Jets second-year QB Sam Darnold, Pro Bowl Safety Jamal Adams, and the team’s run defense (its biggest strength!).

Michael goes inside the numbers like only he can to break down:

-The strong performance of Sam Darnold vs the Giants and why QBR is a very useful metric for evaluating QBs

-Jamal Adams’ terrific day vs the Giants and the excellent start to his career

-How the Jets smothered Saquon Barkley and the overall dominance of the team’s run defense 

-The Jets’ recent ability to find quality defensive linemen in mid-late rounds and how that brought about the myth that find good defensive linemen is easy

And much more!

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Episode 499 – Chronicles of Nania: Sam Darnold vs Daniel Jones & Sacks vs “Almost” Sacks

Scott Mason talks to Michael Nania for the “Chronicles of Nania” with a fascinating look at some eye-catching stats involving a look at the matchup between Jets 2nd year QB Sam Darnold and Giants rookie QB Daniel Jones as well as Sack vs “Almost” Sacks and some misconceptions about the topic!

Episode 499 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason talks to Michael Nania for the “Chronicles of Nania” with a fascinating look at some eye-catching stats involving a look at the matchup between Jets 2nd year QB Sam Darnold and Giants rookie QB Daniel Jones as well as Sack vs “Almost” Sacks and some misconceptions about the topic!

Michael goes inside the numbers like only he can to break down:

-The historical ineptitude of the 2019 Jets offense

-Sam Darnold  vs Daniel Jones

-How both Darnold and Jones compare to Mark Sanchez thus far

-The importance of Sacks and “Almost” Sacks and some of the ways in which the value of both is commonly misunderstood

And much more!

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Epislode 493 – Chronicles of Nania: Draft Picks vs Proven Commodities & Understanding the OL

Scott Mason talks to Michael Nania for the “Chronicles of Nania” with a fascinating look at some eye-catching stats involving a look at whether draft picks are more valuable than proven commodities and understanding Offensive Line play!

Episode 493 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason talks to Michael Nania for the “Chronicles of Nania” with a fascinating look at some eye-catching stats involving a look at whether draft picks are more valuable than proven commodities and understanding Offensive Line play!

Michael goes inside the numbers like only he can to break down:

-The true value of Robby Anderson to Sam Darnold and the Jets’ passing game

-What players like Robby Anderson and Jamal Adams are worth as proven commodities vs the value of unknown draft picks

-Why the Offensive Line of the 2019 New York Jets may be historically bad

-Common Misunderstanding about Offensive Line play and how to better understand the topic

And much more!

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Episode 486 – Chronicles of Nania: Should Jets Fans Be Worried About Darnold & Gase?

Scott Mason talks to Michael Nania for the “Chronicles of Nania” with a fascinating look at some eye-catching stats surrounding the New York Jets’ QB Sam Darnold and head coach Adam Gase!

Episode 486 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason talks to Michael Nania for the “Chronicles of Nania” with a fascinating look at some eye-catching stats surrounding the New York Jets’ QB Sam Darnold and head coach Adam Gase!

Michael goes inside the numbers like only he can to break down:

-The historical context of Sam Darnold’s terrible performance against New England

-How Darnold and other QBs have performed against the 2019 New England Defense and what it means

-The numbers on Adam Gase’s coaching career and whether or not they reveal more about the Jets’ head coach than many people realize

-Which recent moves Mike Maccagnan may have actually been proven right about

And much more!

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Episode 479 – Chronicles of Nania: Everything Is Starting to Click for Gang Green

Scott Mason talks to Michael Nania for the “Chronicles of Nania” with a fascinating look at some eye-catching stats surrounding the New York Jets!

Episode 479 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason talks to Michael Nania for the “Chronicles of Nania” with a fascinating look at some eye-catching stats surrounding the New York Jets!

Michael goes inside the numbers like only he can to talk about Sam Darnold’s impressive return Sunday and the overall impressive start to the young QB’s career, why Jamison Crowder and Robby Anderson look like perfect weapons for Darnold to utilize, what was behind the Jets’ strong defensive showing against the Cowboys and which players really helped make it happen, why the team’s defensive unit overall has played much better than most people expected or realize thus far, and more!

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Cool Your Jets 09 – Sam Darnold Spleendid In Return Win!

Ben and Michael breakdown the Jets’ massive win over the Cowboys and look ahead to next week’s massive MNF game against the Patriots.

Ben Blessington and Michael Nania breakdown the New York Jets’ massive win over the Dallas Cowboys, including Sam Darnold’s impressive performance, Adam Gase’s improved offense, and Gregg Williams’ defense coming up big when they needed to most. Then we look ahead to next week’s massive MNF game against the undefeated New England Patriots.

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Author: Ben Blessington

Host of Cool Your Jets: Every Monday, keeping you up to date on the New York Jets, while providing top analytics, interviews, & debates you won’t find anywhere else!

Cool Your Jets 08: What The Falk!? ft. Connor Rogers

Ben and Michael are joined by Connor Rogers to break down the Jets’ disappointing 0-2 start to their season.

Ben Blessington and Michael Nania are joined by “Stick To Football” co-host Connor Rogers to break down what’s wrong with the Jets, Adam Gase’s future, and why Jets fans should still be optimistic about this season.

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Author: Ben Blessington

Host of Cool Your Jets: Every Monday, keeping you up to date on the New York Jets, while providing top analytics, interviews, & debates you won’t find anywhere else!