The Official Jets Podcast
LISTEN | Zach Wilson's Progress, Jets Special Teams Discussion & Elijah Riley Talks Army-Navy (12/7)
Hosts Eric Allen and Leger Douzable discuss Zach Wilson's progress against the Eagles (0:22), the highs and lows on special teams (8:26) and the performance of the Jets offensive line over the course of the year (12:55). The guys also chat with Elijah Riley about his first career sack, his journey to the NFL and playing in the Army – Navy game (30:14). They wrap with a Jets-Saints Week 14 Preview.
LISTEN | The NFL's Mike North Discusses How the 2022 Jets Schedule Was Made (5/17)
The 2022 Jets schedule has been released and host Eric Allen is joined by the NFL's Vice President, Broadcast Planning, Mike North, to break it all down. The guys discuss the league's schedule unveiling (01:35) and how it is a combination of both art and science (2:15). They review the decision on the Jets' one prime-time game (7:25) plus North explains the league's thought process behind making Week 1 a home opener for the Jets (10:45), if rest differential goes into the thinking of creating a schedule (11:40) and how most teams recently have declined byes coming back from London (14:25). The guys discuss the rare start of the Jets' slate with the Green & White opening up with four games against the AFC North Division (16:05), the thought process on how the league likes to stack division road and home splits (19:15) and how the increasing number of broadcast partners impacts schedule-making (21:15). Lastly, North gives some insight on the flex scheduling that occurs as the NFL season rolls on (25:30) and some advice for someone looking to pursue a career path in the NFL programming industry (28:40).
LISTEN | A Conversation with Brian Baldinger on the Jets' 2022 Offseason (5/10)
Host Eric Allen is joined in studio by NFL analyst Brian Baldinger. They start out discussing the additions made by the Jets via the 2022 NFL Draft (0:30), Baldy breaks down how the dynamic has changed for the offense after the drafted players and free agents (2:30). The guys discuss Zach Wilson and how he does not have to take a leap all by himself with all the new weapons on offense (7:20). Then they switch to the other side of the ball and talk about the additions on defense that the Jets have made during the offseason (12:02), and go deeper looking at the depth at the cornerback position (14:00). Lastly, they discuss the impact that Joe Douglas had made as general manager (15:15) and his relationship with Robert Saleh (17:30).
LISTEN | Assistant GM Rex Hogan Reviews the 2022 NFL Draft & Talks Jets Roster Building (5/6)
Host Eric Allen talks with Jets assistant general manger Rex Hogan. Hogan reviews all seven selections the Jets made in the 2022 NFL Draft and how the group will help the Green & White. Hogan also details the Jets' roster building process during the 2022 offseason.
LISTEN | Reviewing the 2022 Jets Draft (4/30)
The final bell has rung on the 2022 NFL Draft and Eric Allen, Anthony Becht, Erik Coleman and Ethan Greenberg put a bow a successful Jets' weekend. They compare the Jets' class to other league hauls (0:33), discuss how the Jets found a wideout in the draft (3:43) plus the youth movement inside the locker room (4:50). They take a deep dive into Sauce Gardner's fit in the Jets system (7:55) and which position group has improved the most (9:05). Lastly, the guys deliver their favorite image(s) of the draft (20:55), dish on if the Jets have closed the gap in the AFC East (24:30) and deliver final thoughts on the Jets' 2022 NFL Draft (29:15).
LISTEN | Recapping Day 2 of the Jets' 2022 NFL Draft (4/30)
Day 2 of the 2022 NFL Draft saw the Jets make 2 selections and host Eric Allen is joined in studio with Anthony Becht and Erik Coleman to break it all down. The guys talk about the selection of Iowa State running back Breece Hall with the 36th overall pick (1:00), They discuss taking a running back early in the draft (2:35) and how Hall could fit in the Jets offense (4:40). They dish on the speed emphasis in the early rounds of the draft (11:15) and how the first four picks are good team fits (14:13). We then hear from the newest Jets running back, Hall, who talked with team reporter Ethan Greenberg (18:00).
Greenberg then joins the set to discuss his thoughts on the Jets' draft haul to date (21:50). The guys analyze the homecoming for new Jets TE/Long Island native Jeremy Ruckert (23:30) plus the Hall addition to the running back room (25:00). They talk their favorite picks (28:50) and look ahead to Day 3 and best players available (37:30).
LISTEN | Breaking Down the Jets' Big First Night During the 2022 NFL Draft (4/29)
Day 1 of the 2022 NFL Draft saw the Jets make 3 selections as host Eric Allen is joined in studio with Anthony Becht and Erik Coleman to break it all down. The guys start by talking about the Jets trading back into the first round to select Florida State Edge Jermaine Johnson (1:00) and later discuss how Douglas and Robert Saleh are on the same page (2:30). We then hear from the newest Jets defender , Johnson, who talked with team reporter Caroline Hendershot in Vegas (4:50). The guys follow that up with a complete breakdown of Ahmad "Sauce" Gardner (10:35) and we head back to Vegas to hear from the 10th overall pick Garrett Wilson (11:55). Lastly, they take a look at options for the Jets ahead in Day 2 of the draft (20:45) and Caroline catches up with "Sauce" Gardner (25:17).
LISTEN | 2022 Jets Draft Preview (4/27)
It's time for final words before the the 2022 NFL Draft as host Eric Allen is joined by Leger Douzable. Douzable delivers a best-case scenario for the Jets at top of the draft (2;00), his impression of Florida State edge rusher Jermaine Johnson (4:30) and how he would decide between selecting an OL or Edge at Pick No. 4 (6:45). The guys talk about the top DBs in the class including Sauce Gardner, Kyle Hamilton and Lewis Cine (9:05). Douzable also gives his take on Deebo Samuel (15:45), the Jets needs heading into the draft (27:30) and his upcoming Sirius Show "I Am Athlete Tonight" (34:02).
LISTEN | An Offseason Conversation with C Connor McGovern (4/22)
Host Eric Allen is joined by center Connor McGovern from his home in North Dakota. They start out discussing the recent addition to the McGovern family (0:30) and cover Connor's involvement in the 2022 ABLE Games in Fargo, North Dakota (3:00). The guys go into Connor's workout routine (13:15), the key to his career durability/longevity (17:30) and provide an update on his rehab from his knee injury (20:30). Lastly, Connor reviews the Jets' offseason moves (21:22), his career-year in 2021 (23:40), the growth of quarterback Zach Wilson (25:00) and what it's like to be coached by Robert Saleh (27:05).