Episode 591 – Chronicles of Nania: The Sam Darnold Project (Part 5)

Scott Mason talks to Michael Nania for the “Chronicles of Nania” with a fascinating look at all 26 NFL starts of New York Jets’ QB Sam Darnold (Part 5)!

Episode 591 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 all 26 NFL starts of New York Jets’ QB Sam Darnold (Part 5)!

In part 5 of The Sam Darnold Project, Michael takes a deep dive through every play to grade games 14-16 of Sam Darnold’s young career which includes a discussion of:

-His first game of the 2019 season, a mono plagued, lifeless performance against the Buffalo Bills

-A phenomenal return against the Dallas Cowboys that gave Jets fans everywhere hope

-Seeing Ghosts against the New England Patriots in the worst game of his career so far

-Plus all of Darnold’s key positive and negative plays, explanation of the criteria used to tabulate scores, conclusions drawn based on the metrics used, comparison to the grades given by PFF………

And much more!

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Episode 584 – Chronicles of Nania: The Sam Darnold Project (Part 4)

Scott Mason talks to Michael Nania for the “Chronicles of Nania” with a fascinating look at all 26 NFL starts of New York Jets’ QB Sam Darnold (Part 4)!

Episode 584 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 all 26 NFL starts of New York Jets’ QB Sam Darnold (Part 4)!

In part 4 of The Sam Darnold Project, Michael takes a deep dive through every play to grade games 10-13 of Sam Darnold’s young career which includes a discussion of:

-Darnold’s impressive return from injury against the Buffalo Bills

-A phenomenal performance against the Houston Texans

-A toe to toe battle with the great Aaron Rodgers that yielded very positive results

-The season finale against New England that was much better than the boxscores would have had you believe

-Plus all of Darnold’s key positive and negative plays, explanation of the criteria used to tabulate scores, conclusions drawn based on the metrics used, comparison to the grades given by PFF………

And much more!

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Episode 577 – Chronicles of Nania: The Sam Darnold Project (Part 3)

Scott Mason talks to Michael Nania for the “Chronicles of Nania” with a fascinating look at all 26 NFL starts of New York Jets’ QB Sam Darnold (Part 3)!

Episode 577 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 all 26 NFL starts of New York Jets’ QB Sam Darnold (Part 3)!

In part 3 of The Sam Darnold Project, Michael takes a deep dive through every play to grade games 7-9 of Sam Darnold’s young career which includes a discussion of:

-Performance against Minnesota, which involved a head to head matchup with Kirk Cousins

-A rough game on the road against Chicago that resulted in the reappearance of some of Darnold’s worst habits

-One of the worst starts of the young QB’s career to date, an awful showing in the rematch with Miami in which all of the worst parts of Darnold’s game were on full display and Brock Osweiler was the best QB on the field

-Plus all of Darnold’s key positive and negative plays, explanation of the criteria used to tabulate scores, conclusions drawn based on the metrics used, comparison to the grades given by PFF………

And much more!

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Episode 571 – Chronicles of Nania: The Sam Darnold Project (Part 2)

Scott Mason talks to Michael Nania for the “Chronicles of Nania” with a fascinating look at all 26 NFL starts of New York Jets’ QB Sam Darnold (Part 2)!

Episode 571 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 all 26 NFL starts of New York Jets’ QB Sam Darnold (Part 2)!

In part 2 of The Sam Darnold Project, Michael takes a deep dive through every play to grade games 3-6 of Sam Darnold’s young career which includes a discussion of:

-Performance in his NFL debut against Jacksonville, which began a trend of bad play in the state of Florida

-A turnaround against Denver including some pretty long bombs to Robby Anderson

-One of the best starts of the young QB’s career to date, a strong performance against Indianapolis in which he greatly outplayed Andrew Luck

-Plus all of Darnold’s key positive and negative plays, explanation of the criteria used to tabulate scores, conclusions drawn based on the metrics used, comparison to the grades given by PFF………

And much more!

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

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Episode 563 – Chronicles of Nania: The Sam Darnold Project (Part 1)

Scott Mason talks to Michael Nania for the “Chronicles of Nania” with a fascinating look at all 26 NFL starts of New York Jets’ QB Sam Darnold (Part 1)!

Episode 563 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 all 26 NFL starts of New York Jets’ QB Sam Darnold (Part 1)!

In part 1 of The Sam Darnold Project, Michael takes a deep dive through every play to grade the first 3 games of Sam Darnold’s young career which includes a discussion of:

-Performance in his NFL debut against Detroit including bouncing back from a pick 6 on the first throw of the game

-A step backwards against the Miami Dolphins

-An even rougher game against Cleveland, in which the star was not Darnold, but Baker Mayfield

-Plus all of Darnold’s key positive and negative plays, explanation of  the criteria used to tabulate scores, conclusions drawn based on the metrics used, comparison to the grades given by PFF……… 

And much more!

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Episode 557 – Chronicles of Nania: Darnold Project Begins, Blocking Tight Ends, Special Teams & Penalties

Scott Mason talks to Michael Nania for the “Chronicles of Nania” with a fascinating look at some eye-catching stats surrounding blocking tight ends, special teams, penalties, and the start of the Sam Darnold Project!

Episode 557 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 blocking tight ends, special teams, penalties, and the start of the Sam Darnold Project!

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

-Performance of Blocking Tight Ends around the NFL and why the Jets adding one in the 2020 offseason may be more important than you think 

-Jets Special Teams in 2019 and how they compared to other units in the league 

-Which players on Gang Green drew the most penalties in 2019 and what that means for their individual value

-The beginning of the Sam Darnold Project including an explanation of what it is, how and why it got started, criteria used to tabulate scores, and an actual example of one of Darnold’s games and how it was graded based on the project’s guidelines

And much more!

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

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