Episode 616 – Mailbag w/Chris Nimbley (Part 1) & Chronicles of Nania: The Sam Darnold Project (Part 8)

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 8) and answers YOUR questions with Chris Nimbley of Jetsinsider.com!

Episode 616 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 8) and answers YOUR questions with Chris Nimbley of Jetsinsider.com!

In part 8 of The Sam Darnold Project, Michael takes a deep dive through every play to grade games 23-26 of Sam Darnold’s young career which includes a discussion of:

-The comeback victory he engineered in the rematch over Miami 

-A strong showing in a loss to a far superior team in Baltimore

-Rough sledding at home in a win over Pittsburgh

-A disappointing game in a win against backups and 3rd stringers in Buffalo

-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!

Then, Chris joins the show to answer YOUR questions including how many offensive linemen the Jets should try to sign in free agency and what the expected role would be for one of the Jets’ likely targets if they manage to land him.

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Episode 609 – Chronicles of Nania: The Sam Darnold Project (Part 7)

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 7)!

Episode 609 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 7)!

In part 7 of The Sam Darnold Project, Michael takes a deep dive through every play to grade games 20-22 of Sam Darnold’s young career which includes a discussion of:

-His continued surge in a terrific performance against Washington

-A strong game in the Jets’ best overall team effort of the 2019 season against Oakland

-Another struggle against a previously winless Cincinnati team

-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 605 – Chronicles of Nania: The Sam Darnold Project (Part 6)

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 6)!

Episode 605 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 6)!

In part 6 of The Sam Darnold Project, Michael takes a deep dive through every play to grade games 17-19 of Sam Darnold’s young career which includes a discussion of:

-His continued slide in a frustratingly uneven performance against Jacksonville

-A game that is remembered largely for a horrendous mistake in a loss to a previously winless Miami team

-A strong bounceback game vs the Giants that saw a three game losing streak snapped

-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 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!

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

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Episode 578 – 2020 Offseason Roundtable #8 w/Jon Grella

Scott Mason talks to former Tampa Bay Bucs Communications Director and current President of JAG Public Relations Jon Grella about the New York Jets 2020 offseason!

Episode 578 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason talks to former Tampa Bay Bucs Communications Director and current President of JAG Public Relations Jon Grella about the New York Jets 2020 offseason!

As our resident PR pro, Jon shares an interesting thought about how the media may be going a little too hard on the Jets overall, and then we dive into his thoughts on Adam Gase’s first year as head coach, where Sam Darnold stands right now and reasonable expectations for him in the future, confidence level in ownership and the front office, how the team can improve in 2020, internal free agents, external free agents, and more!

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Cool Your Jets 11 – Sam Darnold Deep Dive, Part 1

New CYJ Podcast – Ben Blessington and Michael Nania with part 1 of their breakdown of Sam Darnold’s sophomore season

Ben Blessington and Michael Nania begin their three part series taking an in-depth look at Sam Darnold’s sophomore season. Staring with his games against Buffalo, Dallas, New England, and Jacksonville…

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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!

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

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