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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There’s Always Next Year w/Brian Bassett – Season 2 Ep #11: Dowell Loggains 1984 Funky Disco Robot

Join Brian Bassett and pals Travis Milton and Josh Conrad as “Play Like A Jet” presents the season 2 week 11 episode of “There’s Always Next Year!” This week the boys discuss the joy of the Jets’ win over the Giants, celebrate the bounceback of Sam Darnold, marvel at Jamal Adams, wonder about Dowell Loggains as challenge flag guy (which leads to a Patton Oswalt fantasy draft), and more!

The OG of Jets podcasts is back! Join Brian Bassett and pals Travis Milton and Josh Conrad as “Play Like A Jet” presents the season 2 week 11 episode of “There’s Always Next Year!”

This week the boys discuss the joy of the Jets’ win over the Giants, celebrate the bounceback of Sam Darnold, marvel at Jamal Adams, wonder about Dowell Loggains as challenge flag guy (which leads to a Patton Oswalt fantasy draft), and more!
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Episode 501 – Jets vs Giants Postgame Report (Victory Formation Edition) w/Matt Stypulkoski

Scott Mason talks to Matt Stypulkoski of NJ Advance Media and NJ.Com to recap the Jets’ 34-27 week 10 victory over the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium!

Episode 501 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason talks to Matt Stypulkoski of NJ Advance Media and NJ.Com to recap the Jets’ 34-27 week 10 victory over the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium!

Matt talks about all they key points of the game including the much improved performance of Sam Darnold, signs of life from Adam Gase’s offense, continued struggles for the Jets’ two weakest units (OL & CB), a tremendous performance by Jamal Adams, the Defensive Line stepping up down the stretch, news and notes including Dowell Loggains starring as “Red Flag Man,” quotes from inside the locker room, updates on the latest injuries, and more!

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Episode 500 – Jets vs Giants Pre-Game Report/Mailbag w/Nimbley/Stoller/Vallee/Craig Mason

Scott Mason talks to Chris Nimbley of Jetsinsider.com to break down the latest news surrounding the New York Jets and discuss the keys to their week 10 matchup against the New York Giants in addition to answering YOUR mailbag questions, Dr. Steven Stoller drops by to discuss the injury report, Ed Vallee of Empire Weather gives us a look at the weather, and poker pro & Sportsbook better extraordinaire Craig Mason tries to help make us all rich with his Sunday picks!

Episode 500 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 break down the latest news surrounding the New York Jets and discuss the keys to their week 10 matchup against the New York Giants in addition to answering YOUR mailbag questions, Dr. Steven Stoller drops by to discuss the injury report, Ed Vallee of Empire Weather gives us a look at the weather, and poker pro & Sportsbook better extraordinaire Craig Mason tries to help make us all rich with his Sunday picks!

First, Chris talks about the latest news and the keys to the game including the need for a bounce back from Sam Darnold. Then we answer YOUR questions touching on whether the Jets should draft OL in the first round no matter what, a potential nightmare scenario for Jets fans, players that are definite keepers, which Jets you would want to take to the moon with you, and more!

After that, Dr. Stoller gives us an in-depth dissection of the Jets’ injury report, Ed tells us everything we need to know about the weather, and Craig gives us his picks for the day as he tries to assist us in our quest to make a few bucks betting this Sunday!

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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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Episode 498 – Jets/Giants Week & Everything You Need To Know About the Giants w/John Schmeelk

Scott Mason talks to Giants.com reporter John Schmeelk for a look at everything you need to know about the New York Giants and Jets/Giants week as we head into the battle for New York at MetLife Stadium this Sunday!

Episode 498 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason talks to Giants.com reporter John Schmeelk for a look at everything you need to know about the New York Giants and Jets/Giants week as we head into the battle for New York at MetLife Stadium this Sunday!

John takes us inside Big Blue and gives us insight into topics such as:

-Why the Giants unexpectedly acquired Leonard Williams and what Leonard’s thoughts were on being traded from one New York team to another

-The weapons in the Giants passing game

– The impact Saquon Barkley has on the Giants offense, how the team gameplans around him, and why Big Blue decided to draft him over Sam Darnold

– The ups and downs of Daniel Jones and what the Jets should do to try to neutralize the young quarterback

-How Jones compares to Darnold and how the Giants may look to attack the Jets’ second-year QB

-What Darnold and Jones can both do to exploit each team’s weak cornerbacks

-Strengths and weaknesses of the Giants front seven and what to expect from them Sunday

-Which Giants are suffering from injuries

-Predictions for how the game will turn out, what percentage of the crowd will be Giants fans, and whether or not Giants fans will join in on the inevitable “Fire Gase!” chants

and more!

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Episode 497 – Off the Edge: New York Jets 2019 Half-Season Review w/Jamaal Westerman

Scott Mason talks to former New York Jets pass rusher Jamaal Westerman of the CFL’s Hamilton Tiger-Cats for a pro’s look at everything going on surrounding the New York Jets the first half of the 2019 season!

Episode 497 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason talks to former New York Jets pass rusher Jamaal Westerman of the CFL’s Hamilton Tiger-Cats for a pro’s look at everything going on surrounding the New York Jets the first half of the 2019 season!

Jamaal reminisces about his time with Gang Green from 2009-2011 and beings us up to speed on what he’s up to now before digging in on what he’s seen from the 2019 Jets.  

Topics Include:

-What it was like to play for Rex Ryan and how Rex compares to Adam Gase

-The job Gase has done thus far and what has gone wrong

– Thoughts on Sam Darnold including how he compares to Jamaal’s former teammate Mark Sanchez

– What can be done to get Darnold back on track

-Thoughts on the defense and the job Gregg Williams has done

-The offensive line and the role it has played in the team’s issues including the underwhelming statistical production of Le’Veon Bell

-Thoughts on the Jamal Adams situation, whether or not it makes sense to trade him, and what trade rumors can do to a player’s psyche

-Thoughts on what Douglas inherited from Mike Maccagnan, what Douglas has done so far, and the best strategy for fixing the Jets’ roster going forward 

and more!

This is a rare chance to get in-depth insight from a current pro who not only played for the Jets, but still follows the team closely, so check it out!

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Episode 496 – Midweek with Manish: Owner Hides, GM Answers Phones, & HC Points Fingers

Scott Mason talks to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News for a midweek look at everything going on surrounding the New York Jets as they prepare for their upcoming matchup against the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium on Sunday!

Episode 496 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason talks to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News for a midweek look at everything going on surrounding the New York Jets as they prepare for their upcoming matchup against the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium on Sunday!

Manish discusses what is going on with acting Jets’ owner Christopher Johnson and why he has yet to speak publicly about the poor performance of the team, the fanbase’s anger continuing to grow with the job Adam Gase has done as head coach, the trade deadline and the Joe Douglas/Jamal Adams divide, the organization having to clamp down on a player who had gotten out of line on social media, the latest injury news, predictions for the game against the Giants on Sunday, and more!

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There’s Always Next Year w/Brian Bassett – Season 2 Ep #10: Trainwreck Into A Dumpster Fire

The OG of Jets podcasts is back! Join Brian Bassett and pals Travis Milton and Josh Conrad as “Play Like A Jet” presents the season 2 week 10 episode of “There’s Always Next Year!” This week the boys discuss the absolute embarrassment of the Jets’ loss to the Dolphins, fret about the regression of Sam Darnold, vent about the incompetence of Adam Gase, shake their collective heads at Jamal Adams, look ahead towards Gang Green’s upcoming matchup against Daniel Jones and the NY Giants, and make suggestions to acting Jets owner Christopher Johnson, including a suggestion from Travis that is bound to have widespread support from the fanbase!

The OG of Jets podcasts is back! Join Brian Bassett and pals Travis Milton and Josh Conrad as “Play Like A Jet” presents the season 2 week 10 episode of “There’s Always Next Year!”

This week the boys discuss the absolute embarrassment of the Jets’ loss to the Dolphins, fret about the regression of Sam Darnold, vent about the incompetence of Adam Gase, shake their collective heads at Jamal Adams, look ahead towards Gang Green’s upcoming matchup against Daniel Jones and the NY Giants, and make suggestions to acting Jets owner Christopher Johnson, including a suggestion from Travis that is bound to have widespread support from the fanbase!
Play Like A Jet presents “There’s Always Next Year” is a part of the Turn on the Jets Digital network…….

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Episode 495 – Jets vs Dolphins Postgame Report & Mailbag w/Matt Stypulkoski & Chris Nimbley

Scott Mason talks to Matt Stypulkoski of NJ Advance Media and NJ.Com as well as Chris Nimbley of Jetsinsider.com to recap the Jets’ 26-18 week 9 defeat at the hands of the Miami Dolphins at Hard Rock Stadium and answer YOUR postgame mailbag questions!

Episode 495 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason talks to Matt Stypulkoski of NJ Advance Media and NJ.Com as well as Chris Nimbley of Jetsinsider.com to recap the Jets’ 26-18 week 9 defeat at the hands of the Miami Dolphins at Hard Rock Stadium and answer YOUR postgame mailbag questions!

Matt talks about everything that transpired in the stadium at Miami including what the crowd was like, how the game felt live in the press box as it was playing out, quotes from inside the locker room, as well as postgame news and notes.

Then, Chris joins the show to talk all the key points of the game including ANOTHER rough start  for Sam Darnold, more awful coaching from Adam Gase, the offensive line continuing to be disastrous, the dominance of the Dolphins’ offense including Ryan Fitzpatrick, the secondary and linebackers getting destroyed, YOUR postgame questions including A TON of Gase related inquiries, and more!

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