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A Conversation with Jets RG Alijah Vera-Tucker (9/27)

Host Eric Allen is joined in studio by Jets RG Alijah Vera-Tucker. They reflect on the first three weeks of the season for the team and the offensive line (0:27). They also review Vera-Tucker's goals for his second campaign and his progress so far (3:10), and then look ahead after a frustrating loss to the Bengals (6:40). Vera-Tucker also breaks down lining up against 4-3 and 3-4 fronts (10:18). In talking about the changes up front, they look back on the evolution of the offensive line throughout training camp and the beginning of the season (12:42). They also assess the talent and accomplishments of the Jets' recent draft classes (14:51). The Oakland, California native talks about the move to the East Coast and playing for the New York Jets (16:00). Allen and Vera-Tucker also discuss the importance of family and his parents' influence in his life (20:10). Lastly, they dish on Zach Wilson and Vera-Tucker's friendship with his quarterback and draft classmate (22:58).

Bart Scott joins to talk AVT's versatility (26:30), the Jets offense as a whole moving into week 4 (29:46), and the quarterback situation as Zach Wilson nears a return (32:24). They flip to the defense and their play in week 3 (34:45). They also analyze the Steelers roster and what the Jets will face Sunday (38:06). Finally, they talk about Scott's personal experiences with the Steelers (42:30).