The Official Jets Podcast
The Official Jets Podcast: 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.
The Official Jets Podcast: A Conversation with Jets Legend Jerricho Cotchery (7/5)
Host Eric Allen is joined in studio by former Jets WR Jerricho Cotchery. They start by talking about J-Co being drafted in 2004 (1:15), his rookie season with the Jets (2:30) and his breakout campaign in 2006 (4:45). The guys also discuss what Chad Pennington meant to Cotchery's career (7:35), what it was like playing for Rex Ryan (9:15) and the playoff runs in 2009 and '10 (12:50).J-Co reflects on his 2010 play vs Browns when he injured his groin but still made a huge catch in OT (14:30), how tough it was to say goodbye to the Jets organization in 2011 (20:35), and his thoughts on the current team (26:00).
The Official Jets Podcast: A Conversation with Jets WR Corey Davis (6/28)
Host Eric Allen is joined in studio by Jets WR Corey Davis. They talk about dealing with injuries in Year 1 with the Green and White (0:53) and how early last season he clicked with QB Zach Wilson (2:37). Davis goes on to discuss his rehab to get back on the playing field (4:13), his spring work out in Nashville with Wilson (4:45), and what the game last season vs. the Titans meant to him (6:37). The guys discuss what type of WR group is building at 1 Jets Drive (9:40), specifically about what he sees in rookie WR Garrett Wilson (1030), and what has changed in the tight end room (12:05). Lastly, they talk about the biggest difference between brothers Mike and Matt LaFleur (14:22), what Davis has seen from Sauce Gardner on the practice field (16:00) and his relationship with head coach Robert Saleh (18:00).
The Official Jets Podcast: A Conversation with Jets QB Coach Rob Calabrese (6/21)
Host Eric Allen is joined in studio by Jets QB coach Rob Calabrese. They talk Year 2 in the system (0:26) and review Calabrese's offensive coordinator stint at the Senior Bowl (1:00). The guys also discuss the impact that Greg Knapp had last season and his lasting impact (4:45), Zach Wilson's rookie season (11:10), and how different the QB is this spring (14:40). Calabrese comments on his relationship with offensive coordinator Mike LaFleur (15:15), why this is the right spot for him right now (19:03), and what he took away from his Denver coaching experience (21:45). Lastly, they talk about Calabrese's high school days on Long Island (24:20), playing both QB and WR at UCF (26:15), and his thoughts on the weapons surrounding Wilson (28:45).
The Official Jets Podcast: A Conversation with C.J. Mosley (6/14)
Host Eric Allen is joined in studio by Jets linebacker C.J. Mosley. They begin with thoughts on the Jets' home opener against Mosley's former team, the Baltimore Ravens, (0:20) and the Weeks 1-4 run against the AFC North (3:00). The guys also discuss how much instincts play a part of the game (7:00), Mosley's leadership role (10:00), and the growth of fellow LB Quincy Williams (14:20). C.J. talks about the linebackers he watches around the league (20:45), what separates the successful teams (22:40), and what he likes most about what he's seeing this offseason on the field (23:40). Lastly, they talk about Ahmad "Sauce" Gardner's play in OTAs (24:50), the moves that Joe Douglas made in free agency (28:05) and the jump that quarterback Zach Wilson can make this season (34:30).
The Official Jets Podcast: A Conversation with Mark Sanchez (6/7)
Host Eric Allen is joined by former Jets QB Mark Sanchez. They reminisce about when Mark was here at the facility to start his career (1:58), his private workout with the Jets before the 2009 NFL Draft (5:22) and the four seasons he played for the Green and White (9:10). Mark shares the story behind his engagement proposal to actress Perry Mattfeld (13:50), what he is seeing from Joe Douglas and Robert Saleh during OTAs (20:30) and his thoughts on current Jets QB Zach Wilson (23:47). Finally, Mark gives his opinion on why Saleh is perfect for this young team (27:45) and dishes on his most memorable stretch playing for the Jets (28:30) including the 2010 playoff victory at Foxborough over the Patriots (32:30).
The Official Jets Podcast: A Conversation with RB Michael Carter During Jets OTAs (5/31)
Host Eric Allen is joined is studio by Running Back Michael Carter. They discuss the difference preparing for Year 2 as opposed to a rookie year (0:35), the veterans in the locker room who've impacted him (1:32) and the impact Carter's family has had on his life (3:15). Carter talks about what he did the offseason (7:20) and his thoughts on GM Joe Douglas calling him "Young MC" (9:55). They reflect on the the mental side of the NFL (14:05) and break down pad level and contact balance (17:15). Carter dishes on the addition of second-round pick Breece Hall (23:52), shares a fun story about a chance meeting with Brian Baldinger an airport (25:07) and his first-guy up mentality (26:10).
The Official Jets Podcast: A Conversation with Damien Woody on the Jets' Offseason (5/24)
Host Eric Allen is joined by former Jets OL/ESPN analyst Damien Woody. They discuss the direction of the team (1:00) and Robert Saleh's changing of the culture (2:00), the Jets' standing in the AFC East (3:10) and the potential of the offensive line this season (6:50). Damien gives his take on both the next steps for QB Zach Wilson (8:30) and the improved weapons around him at wide receiver (11:55). They switch to defense and review what the Jets have done this offseason (13:50), the synergy between Saleh and GM Joe Douglas (18:18) and follow with a breakdown of the 2022-23 Jets schedule (19:25). Finally, they turn back the clock and look at why Damien chose to come to play in New York (22:05) and why he decided to stay in the area following retirement (33:05).
The Official Jets Podcast: 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).
The Official Jets Podcast: 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).
The Official Jets Podcast: 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.
The Official Jets Podcast: Recapping 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).
The Official Jets Podcast: 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).
The Official Jets Podcast: 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).
The Official Jets Podcast: 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).
The Official Jets Podcast: 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).
The Official Jets Podcast: Anthony Becht & Erik Coleman Talk Jets Draft Options (4/19)
The NFL Draft is a week away and Host Eric Allen welcomes in Jets Legends Anthony Becht and Erik Coleman to the studio. The guys break down some of the biggest NFL offseason storylines (1:00), what's next for QB Zach Wilson in season No. 2 (2:45) and the moves the team made at tight end (6:30). They also discuss the Jets pursuit of Tyreek Hill (9:00) plus both Coleman (13:22) and Becht (14:15) give their clear needs for the Jets heading into the Draft. They take a deeper look at some of the top draft prospects in Cincinnati CB Sauce Gardner (17:15), Notre Dame S Kyle Hamilton (18:25) and OL Ikem Ekwonu and Evan Neal (21:30). Lastly they look around the changing AFC landscape (26:15) and how the Jets close the gap in the AFC East (27:45).
The Official Jets Podcast: ESPN's Jeremy Fowler & CBS Sports' Jason LaCanfora on the Jets' 2022 Offseason (4/12)
Broadcasting from the 2022 NFL League Meetings, Host Eric Allen is joined by ESPN Senior NFL Writer Jeremy Fowler and CBS Sports Insider Jason La Canfora. After discussing the NFL's crazy offseason full of big trades (1:00), Fowler gives his thoughts on the Jets pursuit of Tyreek Hill (3:50) and their free agency approach (5:25). Fowler also breaks down the draft prospects at wide receiver and if the Jets should target a WR at the top of the draft (6:55) plus the impact of the 2021 Class (11:20). They discuss Zach Wilson heading into his sophomore campaign (7:45) and the club's draft assets (10:35).
Then La Canfora reviews the NFL's new overtime rule (14:20), and the Jets offseason to date (18:10). The guys discuss how important the upcoming draft is to the future of the Jets (22:10). Lastly, La Canfora gives his opinion at the options for the Jets at 4 and 10 (23:35) and Zach Wilson's development in Season No. 2 (28:15).
The Official Jets Podcast: Steve Wyche & Pat Kirwan on the Jets' Offseason and Draft Options (4/8)
Broadcasting from the 2022 NFL League Meetings, Host Eric Allen is joined by NFL Network's Steve Wyche and Sirius XM's Pat Kirwan. After discussing the NFL's top offseason headlines (2:30), Wyche gives his thoughts on the Jets pursuit of Tyreek Hill (5:20) and Year 2 under HC Robert Saleh (6:30). Wyche also breaks down the Jets free agency moves (9:15) and the impact of the 2021 Draft class (11:20). They discuss Zach Wilson heading into his sophomore campaign (13:10) and the massive Jets draft capital (14:10).
Then Kirwan reviews the Jets free agency approach (17:35), the chase of Hill (18:45) and the foundational offensive pieces in the 2021 Jets Draft Class. The guys discuss QBs and Jets' trade-down scenarios (24:00) plus prospects they could target in the first round (25:00). Lastly, Kirwan gives his opinion on the top draft eligible wide receivers (26:30) and the relationship of Saleh and Joe Douglas (28:15).
The Official Jets Podcast: A Conversation with GM Joe Douglas (4/5)
Broadcasting from the 2022 NFL League Meetings, Host Eric Allen is joined by Jets General Manager Joe Douglas. After discussing the NFL's new postseason overtime rule (1:15), Douglas dishes on playing meaningful football in December (2:05) and Year 2 with HC Robert Saleh following a valuable 2021 campaign (3:00). Douglas also breaks down the team's free agency philosophy (3:45) and the approach of being aggressive but not reckless (6:55). They review the Jets wide receiver room (9:15) plus the signings of Laken Tomlinson (10:35) and defensive lineman Solomon Thomas (13:30). Lastly, Douglas goes in depth about the next steps of the NFL offseason, including the upcoming NFL Draft (14:35).
The Official Jets Podcast: A Conversation with Jets Head Coach Robert Saleh (4/1)
Broadcasting from the 2022 NFL League Meetings, Host Eric Allen is joined by Jets Head Coach Robert Saleh. The guys talk about the steps the team has made since the start of free agency (1:25) and how the Jets will ultimately become a destination for players (4:05). Coach Saleh breaks down an improved tight end room (5:50), what LG Laken Tomlinson brings to the offensive line (7:30) and what CB D.J. Reed brings to the secondary (8:43). They talk S Jordan Whitehead's addition (10:31), the re-signing of Braxton Berrios (12:50) and what Zach Wilson has to do in his 2nd NFL season (14:10). Lastly, Saleh goes in depth about his relationship with General Manager Joe Douglas (15:45) and dishes on opportunity ahead with draft capital (16:55).
The Official Jets Podcast: ESPN's Jordan Reid & Matt Miller on the Jets' Draft Options (3/29)
Broadcasting from the 2022 NFL Scouting Combine, host Eric Allen talks with ESPN NFL Draft Analysts Jordan Reid and Matt Miller to discuss all things related to the Jets and the 2022 NFL Draft.
The Official Jets Podcast: Brian Baldinger on the Jets' Free Agency Additions (3/22)
A week into NFL Free Agency, Host Eric Allen is joined by NFL Network's Brian Baldinger from Hawaii. Baldy breaks down his upcoming swim with the sharks (1:00) and then gives his take on the Jets' signing of offensive lineman Laken Tomlinson (1:30). The guys discuss the improvement at tight end with C.J. Uzomah (9:35) and Tyler Conklin (14:00). They flip it over to the defensive side of the ball and analyze the acquisitions of safety Jordan Whitehead (16:05) and cornerback D.J. Reed (17:50). Lastly, they dish on the Jets' re-signing wide receiver Braxton Berrios (22:00) and how free agency could impact the club's thinking when selecting 4th and 10th overall in the upcoming NFL Draft (23:57).
The Official Jets Podcast: Anthony Becht on the State of the Jets During the 2022 Offseason (3/14)
Host Eric Allen is joined by former Jets tight end Anthony Becht as they catch up on the current state of the offseason. The guys discuss how to attack the Jets' team needs through Free Agency (4:45) and which in-house free agents to prioritize (07:00). Becht offers his take from a player's perspective on the Free Agency process (10:07). Allen and Becht talk about the 2022 NFL Draft and where the Jets can add to their talent pool (16:54). Finally, Becht breaks down tight end draft prospects and lists his favorite wide receiver targets (21:55).
The Official Jets Podcast: Jets Assistant GM Rex Hogan Talks Free Agency & Draft (3/11)
Broadcasting from the 2022 NFL Scouting Combine, Host Eric Allen talks with Jets assistant general manger Rex Hogan. Hogan discusses how the Jets balance the NFL calendar between Free Agency and the NFL Draft (1:45) and where the team had to be in free agency meetings before arriving in Indianapolis (2:55). The guys talk about the benefits of being in Year 2 with the coaching staff (7:00) and having the financial flexibility plus draft capital in the offseason (10:30). Lastly, Hogan talks about his close relationship with general manager Joe Douglas (12:45) and expectations/processes for quarterback Zach Wilson (18:55).
The Official Jets Podcast: NFL Insider Adam Caplan on Jets Free Agency (3/10)
Broadcasting from the 2022 NFL Scouting Combine, host Eric Allen talks with NFL Insider Adam Caplan. Caplan talks about the job that Jets GM Joe Douglas has done (3:00) and what the approach the team will have during the upcoming free agency period (4:00). The guys break down what it would mean to re-sign some of their pending free agents (6:15). They shift the focus to the NFL Draft and who Caplan would target with the Jets' draft capital (10:30) and the rookie season of Jets signal caller Zach Wilson (16:00).