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.
A Conversation with Jets CB D.J. Reed About the 2023 Season (5/30)
Host Eric Allen is joined in studio by Jets cornerback D.J. Reed. The two talk about Reed's path to the NFL, starting with his decision to enroll at Fresno State back in 2014 (0:45), his move to Cerritos College (2:00), and finally ending up at Kansas State (6:25). They go on to discuss Reed's experience during his draft year (7:35), what Coach Robert Saleh was link as Reed's defensive coordinator in San Francisco (9:15), and the injury the led to his release from San Francisco (10:25). Lastly, they dive into what clicked for Reed while playing in Seattle (13:15), how Reed and Sauce Gardner have created a dynamic duo on the outside for the Jets (16:10), and what it has been like to be teammates with Aaron Rodgers this season (17:15).
A Conversation with 'Flight 23' Jets Docuseries Director Seth Bradley (5/23)
Host Eric Allen is joined by Seth Bradley, the Jets director of feature productions and original programming. They chat about the release of Flight 23: Ascension (00:59), the editing of the show for both digital and television formats (3:24), and the integrating of external media into the docuseries (6:21). They discuss the car ride with Jets HC Robert Saleh (10:07), the use of external media (11:38), Aaron Rogers' presence on day one (14:03) and fans featured in both Flight and the Diehard series (17:39). The guys give a sneak peek at Episode II of Flight 23 (22:18). They also cover writing for documentaries (28:28), taking the right angle (31:30), and the Breece Hall Road to Recovery episode timetable (37:08).
A Conversation with Jets Legend Anthony Becht (5/18)
Host Eric Allen is joined by St. Louis Battlehawks HC/former Jets TE Anthony Becht. The two talk about the XFL's first year (0:31), Anthony's emotional season-ending news conference (6:14), and AB's relationship with XFL owner Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson (10:44). They transition to Aaron Rogers' move to the Jets (17:58), the Rodgers' second act parallels/differences to Tom Brady (25:25), and AB's thoughts on Jets first-round pick Will McDonald (32:46). They also look at the new AFC East landscape (34:59) and discuss the anticipated atmosphere for Jets' home games in the '23 season (38:53).
How the 2023 Jets Schedule Was Made (5/12)
Host Eric Allen is joined by Mike North, the NFL's VP of Broadcast Planning. They chat about the Jets heading to primetime (1:32), the NFL's reaction to the Aaron Rodgers trade (5:12), and the Jets' Week 1 matchup with the Bills (5:53) They discuss the Jets' 4 doubleheader games (10:16), Rodgers and the Jets vs. Mahomes and the Chiefs in Week 4 (13:49), and the Jets playing in Las Vegas for the first time (17:07). They also cover the decision to pit the Jets against the Dolphins on Black Friday (20:06), the Jets' 10 games at MetLife Stadium, the thousands of computer schedule iterations (29:44), and the Jets reaction to the schedule (34:36).
A Conversation with Jets Offensive Coordinator Nathaniel Hackett (5/2)
Host Eric Allen is joined by Jets offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett. They chat about why he took the OC position with the Jets (1:53), his relationship with head coach Robert Saleh (2:52), and how he is different/similar as a play-caller to his father Paul (4:50). They discuss the quarterbacks he's coached in his career (6:45), how he established his connection with Aaron Rodgers in Green Bay (9:46), and how Rodgers raises the standard of everyone in the building (11:32). Lastly, they discuss a historic week that ended with the NFL Draft (17:40), how much the veterans who have played in his system can help the process (18:45), and Hackett's relationship with instructional designer John Vieira (23:04).
Breaking Down the Jets' Selection of Joe Tippmann in the 2023 NFL Draft (4/29)
Guest host Brian Baldinger joins Eric Allen in studio to break down the selection of Wisconsin OL Joe Tippmann in the second round of the 2023 NFL Draft.
Breaking Down the Jets' Selection of Will McDonald in the 2023 NFL Draft (4/28)
Hosts Ethan Greenberg and Eric Allen discuss the selection of Iowa State edge rusher Will McDonald and how the pass rusher will fit into the Jets defense. Jets Legend Bart Scott and NFL Network's Judy Battista join the show, along with McDonald himself.
A Conversation with Joe Namath About the Jets' Acquisition of Aaron Rodgers (4/27)
Host Eric Allen checks is joined by Jets Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Namath. They chat about the Jets' acquisition of Aaron Rodgers (0:45), what the four-time NFL MVP will bring to his new team (2:30), and A-Rod's arrival in New York (8:00). They discuss the expectations of the Jets heading into the season (12:15), Rodgers' decision to wear No. 8 (13:40), and the chase for a Super Bowl (19:30).