Epislode 493 – Chronicles of Nania: Draft Picks vs Proven Commodities & Understanding the OL

Scott Mason talks to Michael Nania for the “Chronicles of Nania” with a fascinating look at some eye-catching stats involving a look at whether draft picks are more valuable than proven commodities and understanding Offensive Line play!

Episode 493 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 whether draft picks are more valuable than proven commodities and understanding Offensive Line play!

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

-The true value of Robby Anderson to Sam Darnold and the Jets’ passing game

-What players like Robby Anderson and Jamal Adams are worth as proven commodities vs the value of unknown draft picks

-Why the Offensive Line of the 2019 New York Jets may be historically bad

-Common Misunderstanding about Offensive Line play and how to better understand the topic

And much more!

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Episode 439 – X & O Quick Hits: Jets OL 2018 Film w/Joe Blewett

Scott Mason talks to TOJ Film Room’s Joe Blewett  for an in-depth review of the Jets OL 2018 Film!

(Note: The players discussed here are Beachum, Shell, Osemele, Winters, and Harrison – Ryan Kalil was reviewed in a separate episode which you can find in our archives)

Episode 439 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason talks to TOJ Film Room’s Joe Blewett  for an in-depth review of the Jets OL 2018 Film!

(Note: The players discussed here are Beachum, Shell, Osemele, Winters, and Harrison – Ryan Kalil was reviewed in a separate episode which you can find in our archives)

Topics include:

  1. Positives and negatives of each player’s run blocking and pass blocking 
  2. How each player will fit in Fran Pollack’s system
  3. Technique, Athleticism, & Power review for each player
  4. Based on the film, what the Jets should expect from each player

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New York Jets Offseason: Build the Offensive Line (For real this time)

Dan Essien examines how the Jets can build their offensive line and take a big step to becoming a contender.

As we wrap up this season of the NFL, it’s a good time to recap the lessons the Jets have to take into next season in order to be successful. One of those lessons is that they have to make a concerted effort to build their offensive line. It’s not a position group that excites the casual fan. But a strong, disciplined offensive line might be the key to the Jets future. Let’s take a look at some of the teams that found success this season and where some team’s broke down to examine how the Jets can move forward.

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NFL Draft 2018 – Mid-Round Offensive Line Targets

Michael Nania with mid round offensive line targets for the New York Jets in the NFL Draft…

The quarterback debate has gotten the lion’s share of attention among Jets observers leading up to the draft, and for good reason. This pick is going to crown the next face of New York Jets football. However, it should not go forgotten that nearly as important as the franchise quarterback himself is the tandem of five behemoths tasked with protecting his majesty; together forming a highly important barrier that is only as strong as its weakest link. In their current state, the Jets lack the necessary depth and talent to construct a wall of protection fit for their new prodigy. (more…)

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.

TOJ Jets Roster Preview – Will the Jets’ Offensive Line Be Better?

With training camp looming, Mike Nolan takes a look at the Jets Offensive Line by position to see if they might be better in 2014.

When it came to the offensive line, I decided to call in our resident big man, Mike Nolan, to finish our New York Jets roster preview. Take it away…

I decided to borrow an article format that I saw Terry Blount use about the Seahawks on ESPN.com. Since the Jets were consistently ranked in the bottom 10 of 2013 NFL Offensive Lines, I thought it would be a good format to see if we should expect them to improve at each position in 2014.

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Scouting the Jets Rookies – Dakota Dozier

Mike Nolan steps into the TOJ Film Room to take an in-depth look at Jets Rookie Lineman Dakota Dozier.

Continuing our breakdown of the 2014 New York Jets rookie class, Mike Nolan steps into the TOJ Film Room to take an in-depth look at rookie offensive lineman Dakota DozierHere is a closer look at Calvin PryorJalen SaundersJace Amaro, IK Enemkpali, Trevor ReillyQuincy Enunwa and Dexter McDougle:

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2014 NFL Draft: Interior Linemen

We are very close to the end of this excruciatingly long wait for the NFL Draft. Here is a last minute guide to the interior offensive line prospects teams will be looking at all weekend. Check here for a guide to this year’s offensive tackle prospects. Continue reading “2014 NFL Draft: Interior Linemen”

2014 NFL Draft: Offensive Tackles

Mike Nolan ranks the top offensive tackles in the 2014 NFL Draft

We are very close to the end of this excruciatingly long wait for the NFL Draft. Here is a last minute guide to the offensive tackle prospects teams will be looking at all weekend. Check back tomorrow for a guide on the interior offensive lineman in the Draft.

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2014 NFL Draft Prospect Breakdown: Xavier Su’a-Filo

Mike Nolan continues his look at Offensive Line NFL Draft prospects with UCLA OL Xavier Su’a-Filo

TOJ Offensive Line Guru, Mike Nolan continues his scouting reports on linemen that the New York Jets could target in the NFL Draft. Today he takes a closer look at UCLA’s Xavier Su’a-Filo.  Continue reading “2014 NFL Draft Prospect Breakdown: Xavier Su’a-Filo”

2014 NFL Draft Prospect: David Yankey

TOJ Offensive Line Guru, Mike Nolan continues his scouting reports on linemen that the New York Jets could target in the NFL Draft.  Today he takes a closer look at Stanford Guard David Yankey. Continue reading “2014 NFL Draft Prospect: David Yankey”