The Official Jets Podcast
The Official Jets Podcast: Brian Baldinger (9/25)
Team reporters Ethan Greenberg and Eric Allen are joined by NFL Network's Brian Baldinger and discuss Baldy's Breakdowns, travel and the story behind his crooked pinky.
The Official Jets Podcast: A Conversation with CB D.J. Reed (5/30)
Host Eric Allen is joined in studio by Jets cornerback D.J. Reed to discuss a wide-range of topics, including his college career, relationship with Coach Saleh and his thoughts on the 2023 Jets.
The Official Jets Podcast: A Conversation with 'Flight 23' 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).
The Official Jets Podcast | A Conversation with Anthony Becht on Aaron Rodgers and the Jets (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).
The Official Jets Podcast: How the 2023 Jets Schedule Was Made (5/12)
Host Eric Allen is joined by VP of NFL Broadcast Planning Mike North to discuss the creation of the 2023 Jets schedule.
The Official Jets Podcast: Assistant GM Rex Hogan On a Busy 2023 Offseason (5/4)
Host Eric Allen is joined by Jets Assistant General Manager Rex Hogan. They chat about the crazy week around 1Jets Drive that involved a trade for Aaron Rodgers, selecting seven players in the NFL Draft and signing undrafted free agents (0:45). They dive deeper in the acquisition of the four-time MVP (1:55), what the Jets are getting on the field with the veteran quarterback (5:15) and what they are getting off the field with Rodgers (7:30). Lastly, they discuss the success of the 2022 NFL Draft Class that featured the offensive and defensive rookies of the year (13:22), a pick-by-pick look at the 2023 NFL Draft Class (14:35) and what an addition to the team offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett has been (27:20).
The Official Jets Podcast: A Conversation with OC 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).
The Official Jets Podcast: 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).
The Official Jets Podcast: Breaking Down the Jets' Trade in Principle for Packers QB Aaron Rodgers (4/25)
The Jets and Packers agreed to terms on a trade for future Hall of Fame QB Aaron Rodgers. Host Eric Allen is joined by NFL analysts and former Jets players Bart Scott (0:40) and Leger Douzable (23:57) to analyze the deal and what it means for the Green & White in 2023.
The Official Jets Podcast: A Conversation with Leger Douzable About the Top 3 Needs for the Jets (4/13)
CBS Sports Analyst Leger Douzable joins host Eric Allen for a discussion about the top needs for the Jets following free agency and leading into the 2023 NFL Draft.
The Official Jets Podcast: A Conversation with NFL Insiders Steve Wyche and Pat Kirwan (4/4)
Host Eric Allen checks in from the League Meeting in Arizona and is first joined by NFL Network's Steve Wyche. They discuss the league allowing players to wear the number 0 (0:45), the rookie season of Sauce Gardner (1:20) and the play of the Jets defense as a whole (4:20). Lastly, they talk about the bounce-back season for Carl Lawson (5:45), the jump in Quinnen Williams' game (7:00), how the dynamic changes for the 2023 Jets with the acquisition of a veteran quarterback (8:41) and his part of the door knocks that Joe Klecko and Darrelle Revis received from the Pro Football Hall of Fame (17:33). Then EA checks in with SiriusXM host Pat Kirwan and they dive into the latest negotiations for a veteran quarterback (20:00), who the Jets should pursue with the 13th overall pick (23:10) and the deep tight end position in the 2023 NFL Draft (24:30). Lastly, they talk about what Nathaniel Hackett will bring to the Jets (26:05), the new wide receiver room in Florham Park (27:06) and take a look around the AFC East (29:55).
The Official Jets Podcast: A Conversation with Peter King About the Jets' 2023 Schedule & QB Pursuit (4/3)
Host Eric Allen checks in from the NFL Annual Meeting in Arizona and is joined by NBC Sports' Peter King. They discuss the Jets becoming a prime-time attraction in 2023, (1:45) plus the possibility of early night games and late flex contests (7:25). King gives his thoughts on Aaron Rodgers entering season 19 (12:30), the hiring of offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett (16:35), the revamped Jets wide receiver room (19:25), and who the Jets should target with the No. 13 overall selection in the NFL Draft (22:20).
The Official Jets Podcast: A Conversation with Robert Saleh and Joe Douglas (3/31)
Host Eric Allen checks in from the League Meetings in Arizona and is joined by Jets head coach Robert Saleh. They discuss the Jets' pursuit of a veteran quarterback (2:40), the hiring of offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett (5:15), and the state of the offensive line (6:40). They also chat about the re-signing of LB Quincy Williams (7:48), the trade addition of S Chuck Clark (9:30) and the potential for joint practices in training camp (11:30). Then EA checks in with Jets GM Joe Douglas and they dive into Jets-Packers trade talk, (14:22) and review the additions to the wide receiver room in Allen Lazard and Mecole Hardman Jr. (16:40). They finish up by talking about the Jets interest in free agent WR Odell Beckham Jr. (17:34), the free agent acquisitions on the offensive line (17:55), and trade for Chuck Clark (18:30).
The Official Jets Podcast: A Conversation with Tom Pelissero & Dianna Russini at the Annual League Meeting (3/28)
Host Eric Allen checks in from the League Meeting in Arizona and is first joined by ESPN NFL Reporter Dianna Russini. They discuss the Jets' plan to acquire a veteran quarterback (0:30), what the landscape is for Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson (4:40), and where the Jets are at under Joe Douglas and Robert Saleh entering 2023 (9:45). Lastly, they talk about some of the Jets' offseason offensive additions (14:00). Then EA checks in with NFL Network Insider Tom Pelissero and they dive into the Jets-Packers parallels/differences in 2008 and '23 (17:50), what Tom is hearing at the league meetings (20:40), the Jets' approach to free agency and how the team has grown in the 2 years under Robert Saleh (22:55).
The Official Jets Podcast: A Conversation with New Safety Chuck Clark (3/24)
Host Eric Allen is joined by new safety Chuck Clark to discuss joining the Jets via a trade with the Baltimore Ravens (0:47), meeting with the front office to push for trade or release (2:36) and after trade was final, players coaches and administration that reached to welcome Clark (3:24). The two then talk about a conversation he and D.J. Reed had (3:58), Clark's phone call with Coach Saleh (4:29) and his thoughts on the Jets secondary (5:23). Lastly, the two talk about the safety's versatility (8:40), the mindset of being a great safety (11:25) and his initiative to get out into the community (15:06).
The Official Jets Podcast: Offseason Update with Quincy Enunwa (3/22)
Hosts Eric Allen and Quincy Enunwa discuss the latest on the Jets pursuit of a veteran QB (1:15), Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson (8:10), and what new Jets wide receiver Allen Lazard will bring to the team (10:55). The guys talk about the additions of OL Wes Schweitzer (13:55) and how the line will improve this season with healthy players returning (15:05). Lastly, they look at the return of linebacker Quincy Williams (18:50), the addition of safety Chuck Clark (20:40), and go around the AFC East to break down the moves being made inside the division (24:00).
The Official Jets Podcast: Jets Offseason & QB Talk with Connor Rodgers & Michael Smith (3/7)
Host Eric Allen checks in from Radio Row during the NFL Combine in Indianapolis and is first joined by Amazon/NBC Sports personality Michael Smith. They discuss Michael's upcoming projects (2:30), his NFL work on Amazon (5:35) and his impression of Jets head coach Robert Saleh (8:10). Michael than talks about his relationship with Joe Douglas (10:45), and which veteran QB he would go after this offseason (13:37). Then EA checks in with NBC Sports' Connor Rogers and they dive into the Jets' QB search (19:20), and what Nathaniel Hackett will bring to the Jets offense (20:35). Lastly, they take the temperature of Jets Nation (21:25), what Connor expects from the Jets in free agency (23:00), and what could be next for WR Elijah Moore (24:15).
The Official Jets Podcast: Daniel Jeremiah & Jeremy Fowler at the NFL Combine (3/1)
Host Eric Allen checks in from Radio Row during the NFL Combine in Indianapolis. He is first joined by NFL Network's Daniel Jeremiah and they look at the future of the Jets at QB (2:34), new Jets OC Nathaniel Hackett (3:19) and Jets' free agency needs (4:32). DJ dishes on the Jets' 2022 draft haul (5:14), the talented crop of '23 tight ends (10:00), and what's next for the Green & White (12:45). Then EA checks in with ESPN Senior NFL reporter Jeremy Fowler to discuss how close the Jets are to winning big (13:20), the right fit at QB (14:01) and the possibility of Derek Carr in New York (15:12). Lastly, the pair talk about the future of Aaron Rodgers (19:13) and potential trade suitors and compensation, biggest offseason and combine storylines (21:56) and how attractive the Jets could be in alluring free agents (23:45).
The Official Jets Podcast: Recapping the Jets Offseason Talk at the Super Bowl (2/21)
Host Eric Allen checks in from Radio Row during Super Bowl LVII Week in Arizona. He is first joined by PFF Senior NFL Analyst Steve Palazzolo to talk about the Jets jump on defense, the team's pursuit of a veteran QB, and the play of rookies Garrett Wilson and Sauce Gardner (1:00). Next, the New York Post's Brian Costello gives his take on the Jets offensive line, which veteran quarterback the Jets should pursue and what the Jets can build on from last season (9:30). Lastly, PFF Lead NFL Analyst Sam Monson joins EA to talk about the impact that Sauce Gardner and Garrett Wilson made on the team right away plus veteran QB matches for the Jets (24:30).
The Official Jets Podcast: Rich Eisen, Chris Simms & Anthony Ramos on Radio Row at the Super Bowl (2/14)
Host Eric Allen checks in from Radio Row during Super Bowl LVII Week in Arizona. He is first joined by NFL Network host Rich Eisen to talk about what he expects from his favorite team this offseason, the Jets veteran QB pursuit this offseason and the play of rookies Garrett Wilson and Sauce Gardner (1:00). Next, NBC Sports NFL Analyst Chris Simms gives his take on the Jets Veteran QB pursuit this offseason, the Jets hiring of OC Nathaniel Hackett and what Robert Saleh brings to the New York Jets (10:00). Lastly, actor, singer and New York Jets fan Anthony Ramos joins EA to talk about how his fandom started, what are his expectations for the team next season and about his new movie Transformers: Rise of the Beasts coming to theaters in June (23:32).
The Official Jets Podcast: Ian Rapoport, Judy Battista & Tom Rinaldi Talk Jets on Radio Row at the Super Bowl
Host Eric Allen checks in from Radio Row during Super Bowl LVII Week in Arizona. He is first joined by NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport to talk about the Jets hiring of Offensive Coordinator Nathaniel Hackett, the Jets veteran QB pursuit this offseason, and the play of rookies Garrett Wilson and Sauce Gardner (1:00). Next, NFL Network Reporter Judy Battista gives her take on Joe Klecko's chances for a Hall of Fame call on Thursday, which veteran quarterback the Jets should pursue and what the Jets can build on from last season (10:30). Lastly, Fox Sports Reporter Tom Rinaldi joins EA to talk about covering the Jets' victory over Green Bay from the sidelines of Lambeau Field, the incredible week coming up for the Jets organization with AP Honors/Hall of Fame inductions, and what it will be like for him covering his first Super Bowl from the sidelines (36:15).
The Official Jets Podcast: A Conversation with Jets Legend Thomas Jones (2/2)
Hosts Eric Allen is joined by former Jets running back Thomas Jones. The guys discuss the trade that brought Jones to the Jets (00:37) and why New York was the perfect place for him to land (4:02). Thomas recalls his first Jets' two seasons after a Super Bowl run in Chicago (7:00), his career year in 2009 as the Jets advanced to the conference championship game (9:58) and how the business of the NFL led to a free agency signing with Kansas City (18:25). The guys transition to TJ's rebranding from Thomas Jones to Thomas Q. Jones for his acting/producing career (23:17). Lastly, they discuss his roles in "Straight Outta Compton," "Luke Cage," "Bosch," "Johnson," and "Life After" (33:23), and wrap with some QB talk.
The Official Jets Podcast: A Conversation with Brian Baldinger About the Jets 2023 Offseason (1/26)
Host Eric Allen is joined by NFL Analyst Brian Baldinger. They start by discussing WR Garrett Wilson and CB Sauce Gardner being the Pro Football Writers of America's Offense and Defense Rookies of the Year (0:42) and their selection as finalists for the AP's Offensive Rookie of the Year (1:47) and Defensive Rookie of the Year (4:31). They also mention the upcoming inductions into the Pro Football Hall of Fame which could include both Jets alumni Darrelle Revis (7:17) and Joe Klecko (11:56). The duo wrap up the podcast with a discussion about the Jets' search for a new offensive coordinator (15:16) as well as the possibility of veteran QB movement throughout the league(18:49).
The Official Jets Podcast: A Conversation with Bart Scott About What Is Next for the Jets (1/4)
Hosts Eric Allen and Bart Scott discuss what is next for the Jets after being eliminated from playoff contention.
The Official Jets Podcast: Jets Playoff Picture with Four Games to Play (12/13)
Hosts Eric Allen and Bart Scott discuss the play of Jets DT Quinnen Williams (1:30), how the defense handled the Bills offense (2:15), and how the Jets can improve their protection for QB Mike White (5:05). The guys discuss the play of rookie wide receiver Garrett Wilson (6:45), the postgame comments of HC Robert Saleh (8:25), and how the cornerbacks continue to play at such a high level this season (11:30). They comment on the backup quarterback situation (14:05), the upcoming matchup against the Lions (15:10), and the challenge of playing two games in four days (16:20). Lastly, they look at the ceiling of quarterback Mike White (20:00), the play of undrafted running back Zonovan "Bam" Knight (22:30), and what the atmosphere will be like at MetLife Stadium the next 2 home games (24:15).
The Official Jets Podcast: A Conversation with DL Quinnen Williams (12/6)
Host Eric Allen is joined by Jets defensive lineman Quinnen Williams to discuss the 2022 defense and the meaningful games ahead in December. Bart Scott also joins Allen to talk about where the Jets are in the landscape of the NFL.