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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New York Jets: Rebuild Reality Check

Dan Essien with a comprehensive review of the New York Jets “rebuild” and how it compares to other teams in similar situations league wide in recent years…

The New York Jets had a very hopeful offseason preceding the 2018 regular season. GM Mike Maccagnan was seemingly able to fix the Jets’ long suffered lack of a franchise quarterback when he secured Sam Darnold. Everything was gravy just a few months ago. However, we’ve reached that inevitable point in the season where Jets fans are struggling to balance long term patience with where the on the field product currently is. Here’s the thing: It should be better. However, that statement might not be for the reason you think.

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New York Jets – Maccagnan’s Trades & How They Lead to One More

Clayton Smarslok recaps Mike Maccagnan’s history of trades for the New York Jets and how it could lead to one more major one…

Alas, the Jets finally traded Teddy Bridgewater after the long awaited moment. The Jets received the New Orleans Saints 2019 3rd round pick for Bridgewater and their 2019 6th round pick. Over the course of Maccagnan’s 3.5 year tenure with the Jets, he has not been shy about making trades for players. That is just a bit odd because he has always said from the beginning how he wants to build the roster through the draft, but it shows that that he will do what he thinks is necessary to make the team better. Starting from 2015, let’s go through a quick recap of the trades he has made thus far.

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New York Jets – One Month Away NFL Draft Thoughts…

Cody Emerson with thoughts on the New York Jets draft plans, with only one month to go until the big weekend…

There are only 30 days left  until the NFL draft. What should you as a New York Jets fan be prepared for?  (more…)

New York Jets – Upsides and Downsides Free Agent Deals

Michael Nania with the upsides and downsides of each of the New York Jets free agency signings so far…

Considering the weakened state of their roster, just about all of the moves the New York Jets have made figure to be upgrades. However, improving on 2017’s edition of the Jets is but a lowly task. The end goal is to build a championship contender. Have the deals the Jets have made put the team on a healthy path towards contention?

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Author: Michael Nania

You can follow me on Twitter @Michael_Nania. I'll be hosting the weekly Jets opponent preview podcast, Know Your Foe, starting with the 2018 regular season. I've been writing for Turn On The Jets since January 2018, and you can also check out more of my work on the Jets over at Gang Green Nation.

New York Jets Early Staff Evaluations – GM Edition

Daniel Essien with an evaluation of Mike Maccagnan’s job as GM for the New York Jets…

The New York Jets are in the last quarter of the first season of what appears to be a complete rebuild. They’ve performed better than expected this season but still have tough decisions to make regarding the front office and the coaching staff. Let’s go through some of the decisions the Jets face going forward and how it can affect the team going forward. (more…)