Episode 780 – Chronicles of Nania: What Are the Jets Getting in Bradley McDougald?

Scott Mason talks with Michael Nania of Jetsxfactor.com for the “Chronicles of Nania” to take an in-depth look at what Jets fans should expect from the team’s new starting strong safety Bradley McDougald!

Episode 780 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason talks with Michael Nania of Jetsxfactor.com for the “Chronicles of Nania” to take an in-depth look at what Jets fans should expect from the team’s new starting strong safety Bradley McDougald!

Michael discusses his extensive look at McDougald including his strengths and weaknesses in coverage, as a pass rusher, against the run, penalty rate, and more!

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New York Jets – Trying To Make Sense Of It: Kalen Ballage

Matt Gianesses defends the New York Jets trade for Kalen Ballage

On Thursday afternoon, the Jets traded a 7th round, conditional pick for Miami’s Kalen Ballage. What exactly is a conditional draft pick? A pick that won’t be dealt unless specific details (conditions) are met. The conditions can be anything under the sun as long as both teams agree on them. Many, including myself, wondered why the Jets would trade for another running back when they already have three formidable guys. Let’s try to make sense of it.

One of the agreed upon conditions is for Ballage to make the Jets’ roster (Per Ian Rapoport). If the Jets choose to cut him, they get to keep their 7th round pick. And that may just happen. Kalen Ballage was not a good football player in 2019. He averaged 1.8 YPC in the backend of the season. (To be fair, Miami’s line was as bad as the Jets’.) He did, however, average 5+ YPC on Adam Gase’s Dolphins in 2018.

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Initial Reaction – Le’Veon Bell vs. Adam Gase

Stephen Zantz with thoughts on the New York Jets scrimmage from yesterday….

The Jets played a game yesterday against themselves and still found a way to generate negative media attention. Le’Veon Bell was limited to 3 plays during the intrasquad scrimmage before being pulled by the coaching staff due to “hamstring tightness”. This led to Bell expressing his dissatisfaction with Gase’s decision on Twitter. Here is my initial reaction to this ugly situation.

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Episode 779 – New York Jets Training Camp Day #10 w/Chris Nimbley

Scott Mason talks with Chris Nimbley of Jetsinsider.com to discuss day #10 of New York Jets training camp!

Episode 779 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason talks with Chris Nimbley of Jetsinsider.com to discuss day #10 of New York Jets training camp!

Chris talks about an absolutely miserable day for both first team units, surprisingly strong performances by some key second stringers including a few rookies, injury updates, a bizarre controversy once again surrounding Bell and Gase, and more!

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Episode 778 – New York Jets Training Camp Day #9 w/Chris Nimbley

Scott Mason talks with Chris Nimbley of Jetsinsider.com to discuss day #9 of New York Jets training camp!

Episode 778 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason talks with Chris Nimbley of Jetsinsider.com to discuss day #9 of New York Jets training camp!

Chris talks about the constant issues at wide receiver, positives from Crowder and Berrios, more dominance from Maye, Mount Becton’s eruption, the continued ascendance of Austin, a true return from Williamson, injury updates, words after practice from Gase, Darnold, Maye, and more!

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Turn On The Jets 12 Pack – Early Training Camp Thoughts…

Joe Caporoso with a Turn On The Jets 12 Pack of early training camp thoughts on the team…

Welcome back to another edition of the Turn On The Jets 12 Pack. Make sure to subscribe to the TOJ podcast (hit us with a rating!) and subscribe to Badlands!  

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Episode 777 – New York Jets Training Camp Mailbag #1 w/Chris Nimbley

Scott Mason talks with Chris Nimbley of Jetsinsider.com to answer YOUR questions regarding New York Jets training camp!

Episode 777 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason talks with Chris Nimbley of Jetsinsider.com to answer YOUR questions regarding New York Jets training camp!

Chris answers your questions about how the undrafted free agents have looked, what he has seen overall out of Mekhi Becton, the intensity of the competition between Gregg Williams and Adam Gase during training camp, which players have performed better or worse than expected, what to make of Gase’s exchange with Rich Cimini about this week’s upcoming scrimmage, whether the large number of injuries in training camp is an alarming trend or just bad luck, and much more!

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New York Jets – Trade Ideas To Improve Wide Receiver

Stephen Zantz with three trade proposals to help the New York Jets at receiver…

The Jets have a major depth problem at the receiver position. I mentioned this last week when writing about Chris Hogan signing with the team. I composed a few trade scenarios to get the Jets some help at their biggest need less than 3 weeks before kickoff.

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The Story of Ashtyn Davis’ Rise from Walk-On to Jets Safety – “You Knew He Was Going to be Special”

James Kuntz breaks down Asthyn Davis’ rise from walk-on to the New York Jets by talking with the people who saw his growth first hand…

When Ashtyn Davis was drafted by the Jets, many fans were confused.

At the time, safety was arguably the team’s strongest position, but it soon became clear why Davis was the Jets’ choice. Davis was a consensus top-45 prospect who slipped to pick 79 due to injury. In addition, the Jets were entering a contract year with safety Marcus Maye and under pressure to extend super-star safety Jamal Adams to a record-setting contract. The Jets believed that Davis not only presented inordinate value as a third round pick but could also provide the team with flexibility in its upcoming contract negotiations with Adams and Maye.

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Episode 776 – New York Jets Training Camp Day #8 w/Chris Nimbley

Scott Mason talks with Chris Nimbley of Jetsinsider.com to discuss day #8 of New York Jets training camp!

Episode 776 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason talks with Chris Nimbley of Jetsinsider.com to discuss day #8 of New York Jets training camp!

Chris talks about the brawls that occurred at practice, the proficiency of the Immortal Chris Hogan, a strong day for Sam Darnold with one exception, continued struggles of the offensive line in run blocking, an underrated defensive player who played well again, injury updates, words after practice from Gase, Williamson, Griffin, and more!

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