Episode 400 – Legends of Gang Green: Career of Wesley Walker (Pt 10)

Scott Mason and Big John present “Legends of Gang Green” featuring part 10 of an in-depth career retrospective with all-time great Jets wide receiver Wesley Walker! 

Episode 400 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason and Big John present “Legends of Gang Green” featuring part 10 of an in-depth career retrospective with all-time great Jets wide receiver Wesley Walker! 

We finish our 10 part series with one of the greatest players in Gang Green history starting where we left off with the ending of a surprisingly good 1988 that included a winning record and elimination of the Giants from playoff contention, Wesley being allowed to test Plan B free agency, a disastrous 1989 that led to the firing of Joe Walton and the end of Wesley’s career in the NFL, Wesley’s reflection on his career and if he would do it all over again if he had the choice (his answer may surprise you!), and more! 

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Episode 393 – Legends of Gang Green: Career of Wesley Walker (Pt 9)

Scott Mason and Big John present “Legends of Gang Green” featuring part 9 of an in-depth career retrospective with all-time great Jets wide receiver Wesley Walker! 

Episode 393 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason and Big John present “Legends of Gang Green” featuring part 9 of an in-depth career retrospective with all-time great Jets wide receiver Wesley Walker! 

We pick things up with Wesley describing the 1987 season including the players’ strike, replacement players, players who crossed the picket line, a disappointing followup to a strong 1986, more injuries, having to be a part of a rebuilding team in 1988, bench clearing brawls, the unexpected retirement of a teammate, more steroid talk, and more!

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Episode 386 – Legends of Gang Green: Career of Wesley Walker (Pt 8)

Scott Mason and Big John present “Legends of Gang Green” featuring part 8 of an in-depth career retrospective with all-time great Jets wide receiver Wesley Walker! 

Episode 386 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason and Big John present “Legends of Gang Green” featuring part 8 of an in-depth career retrospective with all-time great Jets wide receiver Wesley Walker! 

We pick things up with Wesley describing the remainder of the 1986 season including the toll injuries began to take on the team, whether or not Al Toon was used properly and if it adversely affected his career, the infamous bench clearing brawl vs the Buffalo Bills and the “Giving him the business” call, memories of the “Marathon by the Lake” against the Cleveland Browns, and more!   

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Episode 330 – Legends of Gang Green: The Career of Wesley Walker (Part 7)

Scott Mason and Big John present “Legends of Gang Green” featuring part 7 of an in-depth career retrospective with all-time great Jets wide receiver Wesley Walker! 

Episode 330 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason and Big John present “Legends of Gang Green” featuring part 7 of an in-depth career retrospective with all-time great Jets wide receiver Wesley Walker! 

We pick things up with Wesley describing the return of holdouts Al Toon and Marvin Powell in 1985 not to mention his own return from injury in week 5 of that season, the longest touchdown of his career against a division rival, which Jets legend used to call him “Sideline Sammy” and why, his legendary 4 touchdown catch performance against the Miami Dolphins in week 3 of the 1986 season and the stunning details of what the original plan was for how he was to be used in that game, and more!

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Episode 325 – Legends of Gang Green: The Career of Wesley Walker (Part 6)

Scott Mason and Big John present “Legends of Gang Green” featuring part 6 of an in-depth career retrospective with all-time great Jets wide receiver Wesley Walker! 

Episode 325 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason and Big John present “Legends of Gang Green” featuring part 6 of an in-depth career retrospective with all-time great Jets wide receiver Wesley Walker! 

We pick things up with Wesley describing his thoughts on the Jets leaving Shea Stadium for Giants Stadium, holding out of training camp in 1984, Leon Hess taking over majority ownership of the team, the Pat Ryan/Ken O’Brien QB battle in 1984, a record setting season for Mark Gastineau, another potential replacement for Wesley getting drafted in 1985 in the form of Wisconsin WR Al Toon, and more!

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Episode 262 – Legends of Gang Green: Career of Wesley Walker (Part 5)

Scott Mason and Big John present “Legends of Gang Green” featuring part 5 of an in-depth career retrospective with all-time great Jets wide receiver Wesley Walker! 

Episode 262 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason and Big John present “Legends of Gang Green” featuring part 5 of an in-depth career retrospective with all-time great Jets wide receiver Wesley Walker! 

We look at Wesley’s time with the Jets in 1982 and 1983 including the hot streak to end the 1982 season, the famous “Mud Bowl” against Miami, Walt Michaels being forced out as head coach in favor of Joe Walton, the drafting of Ken O’Brien, and more!

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Episode 255 – Legends of Gang Green: The Career of Wesley Walker (Part 4)

Episode 255 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason and Big John present “Legends of Gang Green” featuring part 4 of an in-depth career retrospective with all-time great Jets wide receiver Wesley Walker! 

We look at Wesley’s time with the Jets in 1981 including the birth of the Sack Exchange, whether or not Joe Klecko should be in the Hall of Fame, the famous game at Shea against Miami with a severely injured Richard Todd’s heroics, Todd’s assault on reporter Steve Serby, Wesley’s first playoff game, memories of the 1982 playoff strike and getting married during it, plus Wesley explains whether or not he ever did steroids and why (the answer may surprise you!).

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Episode 248 – Legends of Gang Green: The Career of Wesley Walker (Pt 3)

Scott Mason and Big John present “Legends of Gang Green” featuring part 3 of an in-depth career retrospective with all-time great Jets wide receiver Wesley Walker! 

Episode 248 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason and Big John present “Legends of Gang Green” featuring part 3 of an in-depth career retrospective with all-time great Jets wide receiver Wesley Walker! 

We look at Wesley’s time with the Jets in 1980 and part of 1981 including the drafting of Johnny “Lam” Jones and Freeman McNeil, a new coaching staff around Walt Michaels, a coach and a QB in turmoil, and explosive revelations about racial tensions in the Jets’ locker room.

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Episode 241 – Legends of Gang Green: The Career of Wesley Walker (Pt 2)

Scott Mason and Big John present “Legends of Gang Green” featuring part 2 of an in-depth career retrospective with all-time great Jets wide receiver Wesley Walker! 

Episode 241 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason and Big John present “Legends of Gang Green” featuring part 2 of an in-depth career retrospective with all-time great Jets wide receiver Wesley Walker! 

We look at Wesley’s early NFL seasons including a 3-win Jets squad his rookie year, the beginning of the Richard Todd/Matt Robinson saga, making a big leap forward both individually and as part of a team, early impressions of Head Coach Walt Michaels, Wesley’s first Pro Bowl, and more!

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Episode 234 – Legends of Gang Green: The Career of Wesley Walker (Part 1)

Scott Mason and Big John present “Legends of Gang Green” featuring part 1 of an in-depth career retrospective with all-time great Jets wide receiver Wesley Walker! 

Episode 234 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason and Big John present “Legends of Gang Green” featuring part 1 of an in-depth career retrospective with all-time great Jets wide receiver Wesley Walker! 

We look at Wesley’s early days, his upbringing, growing up in California, playing football in high school and college, making it to the NFL while legally blind in one eye, his dynamic rookie season, his “come to me” move and who taught it to him, and more!

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