Episode 352 – Latest GM News & Mailbag (Part 1) w/Chris Nimbley

Scott Mason talks to Chris Nimbley of Jetsinsider.com to discuss the latest in the Jets’ search for a new General Manager and answer YOUR questions (part 1).

Episode 352 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 in the Jets’ search for a new General Manager and answer YOUR questions (part 1).

First, we discuss the Jets meetings with GM candidates and what Chris has been hearing about the process.

Then,  we take YOUR questions about season over/unders, which other podcasts we listen to, what Chris has taken away from what he has seen of Sam Darnold so far in OTAs, the results of our TV poll on Twitter, and more!

Finally, we wrap up with a message from Scott on the occasion of the 2 year anniversary of the debut of the Play Like A Jet podcast! 

Note: We had such an overwhelming response to the mailbag and received so many questions that the answers were broken down into two parts.  This was part 1.  

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Episode 351 – Meet the Candidates: Champ Kelly

Scott Mason talks to Zack Pearson  of BearReport.com and the Bear Report podcast about the general manager candidacy of Chicago Bears Assistant Director of Player Personnel, Champ Kelly.

Episode 351 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason talks to Zack Pearson  of BearReport.com and the Bear Report podcast about the general manager candidacy of Chicago Bears Assistant Director of Player Personnel, Champ Kelly.

Zack explains the circumstances that brought Kelly to Chicago, what Kelly’s role has been, how he is thought of in the organization, his relationships with GM Ryan Pace as well as the front office and coaching staff, his philosophy for building a roster, key draft and free agency moves, how far the Bears might go to try to keep him, whether or not he would ultimately want the Jets job and what it might take for the Jets to land him, what his track record says about whether or not he would be a good fit for the job, and more!

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Epidode 350 – Recapping OTAs & Latest News w/Darryl Slater

Scott Mason talks to Darryl Slater of NJ Advance Media about OTAs and the latest news surrounding the New York Jets!

Episode 350 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 about OTAs and the latest news surrounding the New York Jets!

Darryl discusses everything that happened at OTAs including another big day for Sam Darnold, injuries, absences, quotes from the locker room, potential veteran depth signings, what the hold up could be with Quinnen Williams’ contract, where Gang Green is at with the GM search and a review of who the candidates are, what Peyton Manning had to say about potentially joining the Jets’ front office, and more!

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Episode 349 – Meet the Candidates: George Paton

Scott Mason talks to Arif Hasan  who covers the Vikings for The Athletic about the general manager candidacy of Minnesota Assistant General Manager George Paton.

Episode 349 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason talks to Arif Hasan  who covers the Vikings for The Athletic about the general manager candidacy of Minnesota Assistant General Manager George Paton.

Arif explains the circumstances that brought Paton to Minnesota, what Paton’s role has been, how he is thought of in the organization, his long association with GM Rick Spielman, how he gets along with the front office and coaching staff, his philosophy for building a roster, key draft and free agency moves, how far the Vikings might go to try to keep him, why he turned the Jets down twice in the past and what might be different this time, whether or not he would ultimately want the Jets job and what it might take for the Jets to land him, what his track record says about whether or not he would be a good fit for the job, and more!

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Episode 348 – Meet the Candidates: Joe Douglas

Scott Mason talks to Vince Quinn  of WIP Sports Radio in Philadelphia and the Go Birds podcast  about the general manager candidacy of Eagles VP of Player Personnel, Joe Douglas.

Episode 348 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason talks to Vince Quinn  of WIP Sports Radio in Philadelphia and the Go Birds podcast about the general manager candidacy of Eagles VP of Player Personnel, Joe Douglas.

Vince explains the circumstances that brought Douglas to Philadelphia, what Douglas’s role has been, how he is thought of in the organization, his relationships with GM Howie Roseman as well as the front office and coaching staff, his philosophy for building a roster, key draft and free agency moves, how far the Eagles might go to try to keep him, whether or not he would ultimately want the Jets job and what it might take for the Jets to land him, what his track record says about whether or not he would be a good fit for the job, and more!

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Episode 347 – Memorial Day Weekend Mailbag (Pt 3) w/Chris Nimbley

Scott Mason talks to Chris Nimbley of Jetsinsider.com to  answer YOUR questions (part 3).

Episode 347 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  answer YOUR questions (part 3).

We take YOUR questions about realistic expectations for Le’Veon Bell, why process may matter a lot less than just finding the right guy in the GM search, whether or not to expect any kind of major moves from Adam Gase between now and when the new GM is hired, what’s next for Mike Maccagnan and whether or not he could wind up with a career in television, if there is anybody on the Jets beat who could jump over Dowell Loggains with a running start, over/under on how many times Gase will hit the media with an “Irish goodbye” during postgame pressers this season, favorite all time Jets’ offenses and defenses, and more! 

Note: We had such an overwhelming response to the mailbag and received so many questions that the answers were broken down into multiple parts.  This was part 3.  

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Episode 346 – Memorial Day Weekend Mega Mailbag (Part 2) w/Chris Nimbley

Scott Mason talks to Chris Nimbley of Jetsinsider.com to  answer YOUR questions (part 2).

Episode 346 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  answer YOUR questions (part 2).

We take YOUR questions about whether Adam Gase is the Dark Knight, realistic expectations for Robby Anderson & whether or not he will be the Jets’ best producing WR in 2019, what Chris would do in the event that the Johnsons appointed him acting owner, standouts from the first OTAs, how the GM process will likely proceed now that Gang Green has put in formal requests to speak with Joe Douglas and Champ Kelly, which WWE superstar is the best comparison for Gase, and what the Jets could do to better recognize their international fans.

Plus we answer a question about Justified and give a nod to our buddy Alan Schechter!

Note: We had such an overwhelming response to the mailbag and received so many questions that the answers were broken down into multiple parts.  This was part 2.  

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Episode 345 – Jets Reach Out To GM Candidates & Mailbag (Part 1) w/Chris Nimbley

Scott Mason talks to Chris Nimbley of Jetsinsider.com to discuss the Jets requesting permission to speak with Philadelphia Eagles VP of Player Personnel Joe Douglas and Chicago Bears Assistant Director of Player Personnel Champ Kelly for Gang Green’s vacant GM opening and answer YOUR questions (part 1).

Episode 345 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 Jets requesting permission to speak with Philadelphia Eagles VP of Player Personnel Joe Douglas and Chicago Bears Assistant Director of Player Personnel Champ Kelly for Gang Green’s vacant GM opening and answer YOUR questions (part 1).

First, we discuss the Jets making formal requests to interview Douglas and Kelly, what it means, if there is a timeline in place to fill the vacancy, and what Chris is hearing from his sources about who may have the inside track!

Then,  we take YOUR questions about Adam Gase the Alpha Male, Chris’s memories of covering Josh McCown, if we should expect any immediate friction between Gase and Le’Veon Bell, which GM candidates will be confident enough to set pre-conditions and not be worried about Woody Johnson, whether or not Chris got a real sense of how Gregg Williams will be using Jachai Polite based on what was going on at OTAs, how the “Almost Jets” doomed Mike Maccagnan and if his roster building philosophy made any real strategic sense, plus we even throw in a little nod to AEW as we await their big show “Double or Nothing!”

Note: We had such an overwhelming response to the mailbag and received so many questions that the answers were broken down into multiple parts.  This was part 1.  

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Episode 344 – Recapping OTAs & Latest News w/Chris Nimbley

Scott Mason talks to Chris Nimbley of Jetsinsider.com to discuss the Jets’ first OTA open to the media and the latest news surrounding the team!

Episode 344 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 Jets’ first OTA open to the media and the latest news surrounding the team!

Chris talks about Adam Gase’s presser before practice including some contentious moments, then we get into all the details about practice involving Sam Darnold, Jamison Crowder, Gregg Williams, Jamal Adams, and more!  Plus we discuss who missed practice and why, quotes from players in the locker room, the latest on the Jets’ search for a new General Manager, and an accidental tweet from one of Chris’s fellow beat reporters that lit Twitter ablaze!

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Episode 343 – What It’s Like Having Adam Gase In Charge w/Travis Wingfield

Scott Mason talks to Locked On Dolphins host Travis Wingfield  about what it was lie when Adam Gase was running the show down in Miami!

Episode 343 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason talks to Locked On Dolphins host Travis Wingfield  about what it was lie when Adam Gase was running the show down in Miami!

Travis talks about why everything happening with the Jets right now feels eerily familiar to him, how the power structure worked in Miami, Gase’s philosophy when it comes to building a roster, relationships with players, coaches, and management, what went down with Ryan Tannehill, what Gase paid attention to and neglected, approaches to free agency and the draft, what to expect in terms of Gase’s expectations of his GM, what it will take for somebody to successfully work with Gase, a wild conspiracy theory involving the reasons some believe Gase actively worked to get himself fired from the Dolphins, and more!

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