TOJ Podcast – Jets Twitter January Mailbag

New TOJ Podcast: Joe Caporoso answers all your Twitter questions on free agency, the NFL Draft and much more…

Joe Caporoso answers all your Twitter questions on the New York Jets free agency plans, NFL Draft options, the state of the coaching staff and much more…

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Author: Joe Caporoso

Joe Caporoso is the Owner and EIC of Turn On The Jets. His writing has been featured in the New York Times, Huffington Post, MMQB and AdWeek. Caporoso played football his entire life, including four years at Muhlenberg as a wide receiver, where he was arguably the slowest receiver to ever start in school history. He is the VP of Social Media at Whistle Sports

Episode 564 – Midweek with Manish: Stories from the Rex Ryan Era (Part 2)

Scott Mason talks to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News for a walk down memory lane regarding all the biggest stories of the Rex Ryan era of New York Jets football (Part 2)!

Episode 564 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 walk down memory lane regarding all the biggest stories of the Rex Ryan era of New York Jets football (Part 2)!

In Part 2 Manish discusses:

-Rex Ryan’s successful recruitment of 2 key pieces from his days in Baltimore as well as the end of the road for a player who was a longtime favorite of Jets fans

-The Jets’ first choice to be the team’s QB in 2009

-What ultimately made Gang Green decide Mark Sanchez was their guy

-An assist in being able to land Sanchez from an unlikely source

-Mike Tannenbaum’s Riverboat Gambler strategy

and 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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Episode 562 – Mailbag (Part 2) w/Chris Nimbley

Scott Mason talks to Chris N/imbley of Jetsinsider.com to answer YOUR mailbag questions (Part 2)!

Episode 562 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason talks to Chris N/imbley of Jetsinsider.com to answer YOUR mailbag questions (Part 2)!

We answer YOUR mailbag questions including:

-Should the Jets consider placing the Transition tag on Robby Anderson?

-What exactly are Dowell Loggains’ job responsibilities?

-Is part of the disappointment in Sam Darnold’s 2019 season the result of expectations that were much too high?

-Can Netflix ever match the level of quality television shows that HBO reached years ago?

-Which kinds of pizza stray too far from the basic ingredients to be reasonably called pizza?

And more!

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

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Episode 561 – Mailbag (Part 1) w/Chris Nimbley

Scott Mason talks to Chris Nimbley of Jetsinsider.com to answer YOUR mailbag questions (Part 1)!

Episode 561 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 answer YOUR mailbag questions (Part 1)!

We answer YOUR mailbag questions including:

-Should the Jets consider letting Jamal Adams play out his contract rather than worry about locking him up to an extension 2 years before the contract expires?

-Which player is likely to be Joe Douglas’ first target once free agency begins?

-Would it be worth passing on a premium position at #11 if a playmaking wide receiver was still available?

-Could certain members of the Jets’ coaching staff be in danger of being replaced?

-If you were taking a journey to the center of the earth and could only bring 3 current Jets with you, who would they be and why?

And more!

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

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Episode 560 – Off the Edge w/Jamaal Westerman: Jamaal’s Journey from the Combine to the NFL

Scott Mason talks to former New York Jets pass rusher Jamaal Westerman of the CFL’s Hamilton Tiger-Cats for a look at his personal journey from the Scouting Combine to the NFL and the New York Jets!

Episode 560 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 look at his personal journey from the Scouting Combine to the NFL and the New York Jets! 

First, we discuss what to expect in this weekend’s AFC and NFC championship games. Then, as we approach this year’s Senior Bowl, Jamaal takes us back in time through his personal journey to the NFL including:

-What kept him from being invited to the postseason All-Star games 

-What it was like working out at the combine

– Teams he had private visits with an what occurred during them

-An unexpected turn of events during a visit with the Jets

-What coaches look for from players throughout the process

-The best way for players to prepare

-What fans should watch for during the Senior Bowl

-The level of importance postseason games have in terms of a player’s draft stock

and more!

This is a rare opportunity to get a first-hand, moment by moment account of what a potential NFL player goes through during the draft process, so be sure to check it out!

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

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Episode 559 – 2020 Offseason Roundtable #4 w/Chris Moore

Scott Mason talks to Sports Talk Radio host Chris Moore of CBS Sports Radio and WFAN to discuss the Jets’ 2020 offseason!

Episode 559 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason talks to Sports Talk Radio host Chris Moore of CBS Sports Radio and WFAN to discuss the Jets’ 2020 offseason!

Chris discusses why he finally gave up and renounced his Jets fandom, goes in-depth as to what inspired his recent viral rant about Gang Green, shares 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, predictions for this weekend’s conference championship games, and more!

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Episode 558 – Midweek with Manish: Stories from the Rex Ryan Era (Part 1)

Scott Mason talks to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News for a walk down memory lane regarding all the biggest stories of the Rex Ryan era of New York Jets football!

Episode 558 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 walk down memory lane regarding all the biggest stories of the Rex Ryan era of New York Jets football!

Manish discusses:

-The real reason Eric Mangini was fired as Jets Head Coach following a 9-7 season in 2008

-The Hall of Fame coach that Woody Johnson desperately wanted to hire before formally beginning the team’s coaching search in 2009

-The list of candidates the Jets were considering for the position

-A look at what set Rex Ryan apart from the others who interviewed for the job

-The interesting mixture of assistant coaches including some who stayed after Mangini was let go and others who followed Ryan to New York from Baltimore

and more!

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

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Episode 557 – Chronicles of Nania: Darnold Project Begins, Blocking Tight Ends, Special Teams & Penalties

Scott Mason talks to Michael Nania for the “Chronicles of Nania” with a fascinating look at some eye-catching stats surrounding blocking tight ends, special teams, penalties, and the start of the Sam Darnold Project!

Episode 557 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 surrounding blocking tight ends, special teams, penalties, and the start of the Sam Darnold Project!

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

-Performance of Blocking Tight Ends around the NFL and why the Jets adding one in the 2020 offseason may be more important than you think 

-Jets Special Teams in 2019 and how they compared to other units in the league 

-Which players on Gang Green drew the most penalties in 2019 and what that means for their individual value

-The beginning of the Sam Darnold Project including an explanation of what it is, how and why it got started, criteria used to tabulate scores, and an actual example of one of Darnold’s games and how it was graded based on the project’s guidelines

And much more!

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

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Episode 556 – 2020 Offseason Roundtable #3 w/Connor Rogers

Scott Mason talks to Stick to Football Co-Host and Draft Analyst Connor Rogers of Bleacher Report about the New York Jets 2020 offseason……..

Episode 556 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason talks to Stick to Football Co-Host and Draft Analyst Connor Rogers of Bleacher Report about the New York Jets 2020 offseason……..

Connor shares 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, early draft prospect previews, an interesting draft day theoretical, and more!

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