Scott Mason goes through all time New York Jets draft memories, good and bad…
The 2017 NFL draft is now less than three weeks away, and the suspense is building to what is sure to be an incredible crescendo. As the draft gets closer and closer, we sit with baited breath and wait for the answers to questions like: Who will be the first quarterback chosen? Is it actually possible that three running back will go in the first round for the first time since 2012? Will there be any major draft day trades? Will Mel Kiper’s hair still shine on like a crazy diamond?
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Scott Mason on why the New York Jets signing Josh McCown was the right move…
Our long national nightmare is finally over.
Quarterback Josh McCown has signed a one-year deal with the Jets, putting an end to one of the most pathetic quarterback searches in recent memory.
The career journeyman, who will be 38 on opening day, brings with him a career that includes making starts for five different teams with an accumulated completion percentage below 60%, a touchdown to interception ratio that is nearly even, a sub 80 QB rating, and an overall record of 18-42 as a starter.
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Scott Mason on the recent takedown piece of Geno Smith by the Daily News…
Daily News’ Jets beat reporter Manish Mehta wrote what can only be described as a blatant hit piece on quarterback Geno Smith, a complete and total character assassination of the lowest order.
Geno Smith is not without his faults both on and off the football field, but the lengths to which Mehta went in attempting to destroy the quarterback’s reputation makes you wonder if there isn’t something deeply personal behind the attack.
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Scott Mason on the New York Jets approach to the NFL Draft in 2017…
Regardless of what the Jets do in free agency, it is crucial they hit on a high percentage of their draft picks, because that is what all of the best teams do. The Steelers, Seahawks, Packers, Ravens, and Patriots are all examples of perennial contenders who make the occasional free agent splash but understand that there four days in April that make or break the long-term health of a franchise.
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