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A Conversation with Jets C Connor McGovern (10/25)

Host Eric Allen is joined in studio by Jets C Connor McGovern. They discuss the changing Jets culture (0:19) and the gritty road win against the Broncos (2:04). They assess the Jets' roster overhaul (5:26) and the talent and depth at the running back position (6:24). McGovern recalls what it was like to return to Denver after spending his first 3 seasons with the Broncos and discusses his family's support throughout his career (8:15). They talk about being Road Warriors and leaving a legacy (10:00). They also comment on Zach Wilson's 4-0 start in Year 2 (12:20), the Jets' formula for success in the trenches (15:27) and the emphasis to close the gap inside the AFC East (17:45). They dive into McGovern's charitable efforts with The Able Games and developing a school curriculum that allows students with special needs and their peers to participate and compete in a physical education program (19:19). Lastly, they review McGovern's experience in CrossFit and his life in the gym (24:12). EA and Bart Scott talk about the Jets' trade for Jaguars RB James Robinson (29:21) and distribution of work in the backfield (30:45). They examine the depth of the offense and how the Jets will need to proceed minus Breece Hall and Alijah Vera-Tucker (32:15) They also discuss Zach Wilson and how he can contribute to the progression of the offense (33:50). They look at the Jets' two-game gap over New England and what that could become Sunday vs. the Patriots (35:20), as well as the performance of the Patriots in Week 7 (37:00). The two call attention to the many surprises around the league this season (38:53), and lastly, Bart recalls the greatness of D'Brickashaw Ferguson before he enters the Jets Ring of Honor (40:26).