4:00 PM EST, Wed February 24, 2021
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Jets Mailbag: All About Quarterbacks

Jets Mailbag: All About Quarterbacks

Photo by Mark Brown/ Today we have our weekly mailbag. Thanks to everybody who sent in questions. As is frequently the case, there were more questions than there was time to answer all of them. If your question went unanswered this week, feel free to resubmit it for a mailbag in a future week. This week’s mailbag unsurprisingly had a lot of questions about the Jets’ quarterback situation. On the show we discuss how Joe Douglas should approach the quarterback decision in the Draft, what could compel the Jets to trade down from the second overall pick, whether this is...
6 hours ago
Building A GGN Big Board 2021: Prospect No. 3

Building A GGN Big Board 2021: Prospect No. 3

Photo by Mike Ehrmann/ We have the third prospect on the 2021 GGN Big Board. And the winner is: Justin Fields, Quarterback, Ohio State! With Fields taking the third spot, our crowd sourced Big Board now looks like this: Trevor Lawrence, QB, Clemson Zach Wilson, QB, BYU Justin Fields, QB, Ohio State ? From now until late April I’ll be putting up a daily poll asking GGN to vote on the best available players from a rolling list of 15 candidates. The idea here is to build a generic Big Board reflecting the community’s view of this year’s draft class regardless of...
9 hours ago
New York Jets Flight Connections 2/24/21

New York Jets Flight Connections 2/24/21

Photo by Al Pereira/ Bringing your daily links to the NFL’s New York Jets Good morning, GGN! I hope you’re all having a great start to the day. Another day and another game of ‘he loves me, he loves me not’ featuring Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson. This time, reports indicate that the Jets are one of the teams that Watson would approve accepting a trade to. This list also included the Miami Dolphins and the Carolina Panthers. I’m not sure how many more articles can talk about the same thing at this point, but that hasn’t stopped anyone from trying....
22 hours ago
An in-depth look at Braden Mann’s rookie season

An in-depth look at Braden Mann’s rookie season

Photo by Jim McIsaac/ The Jets’ 2020 rookie class yielded mixed results. However, some of the players that underwhelmed could yet make positive strides since they saw their progress slowed by injuries or struggled to get any playing time in 2020. One player who that doesn’t apply to is punter Braden Mann. Mann, a sixth-round pick, was handed the starting punter role with no competition, played all year and now doesn’t face any competition heading into 2021. However, despite this apparent confidence in Mann’s ability to get the job done, his rookie season was...
Feb 23, 2021
Podcast: Jets Players Who Could Shape the Offseason

Podcast: Jets Players Who Could Shape the Offseason

Photo by Al Pereira/ We all have opinions on prominent (and many not so prominent) Jets players. One of the biggest mistakes we make is assuming the front office and coaching staff of our favorite team views players the same way we do. Their views could be completely different. With a new coaching staff in place and new systems being installed on both sides of the ball, it is difficult to say what the decision makers really believe about most of the roster. Their views on certain players could have major implications on how the team allocates its offseason resources...
Feb 23, 2021
Building A GGN Big Board 2021: Prospect No. 2

Building A GGN Big Board 2021: Prospect No. 2

USA TODAY NETWORK We have the second prospect on the 2021 GGN Big Board. And the winner is: Zach Wilson, Quarterback, BYU! With Lawrence taking the top spot, our crowd sourced Big Board now looks like this: Trevor Lawrence, QB, Clemson Zach Wilson, QB, BYU ? From now until late April I’ll be putting up a daily poll asking GGN to vote on the best available players from a rolling list of 15 candidates. The idea here is to build a generic Big Board reflecting the community’s view of this year’s draft class regardless of the Jets’ (or any other team’s)...
Feb 23, 2021
New York Jets Flight Connections 2/23/21

New York Jets Flight Connections 2/23/21

Bringing your daily links to the NFL’s New York Jets Good morning, GGN! I hope you’re all having a great start to the day. Good news for Jets’ fans, as it’s been announced that MetLife stadium will be open to fans in limited capacity starting in March. After an entire year without anyone in the stands, it’ll not only be good to see people back, but it may also help bring some much-needed energy into the stadium on game day. It’s been a brutal year for all of us, so this is a step that things are starting to head towards the right direction. Whether or not that ends...
Feb 22, 2021
2021 NFL Draft Prospect Shi Smith

2021 NFL Draft Prospect Shi Smith

Photo by John Byrum/Icon Sportswire via Quickness, speed with playmaking ability Super Bowl LV has shown everyone in the world that no matter how many great he players you have, you are only as strong as your weakest link. This is why football is the ultimate team sport.It doesn’t matter if you have a half a billion dollar QB if your offensive line can’t block. The Chiefs model was a good one, (They were defending Super Bowl champions.) but a lack of quality depth along the offensive line is what led to their undoing. Every year there are a handful of teams with...
Feb 22, 2021
Podcast: Top Jets Under 26 Years Old

Podcast: Top Jets Under 26 Years Old

Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports The recent past has not been very good for the Jets, but there is always hope for the future. Hope for a football team is always built around young talent. Year after year Jets fans have staked their dreams on recently drafted talent. For the most part that talent hasn’t panned out, but that doesn’t guarantee the same will be true in the future. On today’s podcast we look at the top talent on the Jets roster under 26 years old. My criteria is a combination of performance to date and upside. The top of the list is very heavy on...
Feb 22, 2021
Will the Jets Take a First Round Receiver for the First Time in 20 years?

Will the Jets Take a First Round Receiver for the First Time in 20 years?

Photo by Mitchell Layton/ When’s the last time the Jets took a wide receiver in the first round? That was a question I was recently asked on Twitter. I slowly went through all the picks I could remember until I landed back in 2001 and one of my favourite Jets of all time, Santana Moss. The Jets have made 21 first-round selections since Santana was selected 16th overall out of the University of Miami. In fact, the Jets have only ever taken 4 first-round out and out receivers in their history (Moss, Keyshawn Johnson, Al Toon and Jonny “Lam” Jones), It could be...
Feb 22, 2021
Building A GGN Big Board 2021: Prospect #1

Building A GGN Big Board 2021: Prospect #1

Chuck Cook-USA TODAY Sports We have the first prospect on the 2021 GGN Big Board. And the winner is: Trevor Lawrence, Quarterback, Clemson! With Lawrence taking the top spot, our crowd sourced Big Board now looks like this: Trevor Lawrence, QB, Clemson ? From now until late April I’ll be putting up a daily poll asking GGN to vote on the best available players from a rolling list of 15 candidates. The idea here is to build a generic Big Board reflecting the community’s view of this year’s draft class regardless of the Jets’ (or any other team’s) particular...
Feb 22, 2021
New York Jets Flight Connections 2/22/21

New York Jets Flight Connections 2/22/21

Photo by Benjamin Solomon/ Bringing your daily links to the NFL’s New York Jets Good morning, Gang Green Nation! I hope you’re all having a great start to the day. Shout out to Mr. Wells for holding down the fort over the weekend as usual. The rumor mill keeps spinning as analysts try to figure out which team Jets’ quarterback Sam Darnold will be traded to. The 49ers and Bears have been discussed a lot, though it’s been nothing more than speculation thus far. While that’s been going on, the other part of the NFL QB carousel has been discussion as to who will...
Feb 21, 2021
Building A GGN Big Board 2021

Building A GGN Big Board 2021

Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports Let’s crowd source a 2021 Gang Green Nation NFL Draft Big Board. From now until late April I’ll be putting up a daily poll asking GGN to vote on the best available players from a rolling list of 15 candidates. The idea here is to build a generic Big Board reflecting the community’s view of this year’s draft class regardless of the Jets’ (or any other team’s) particular needs. So for instance, the Jets may need a QB this year, but that should not necessarily cause you to place, or prevent you from placing a bunch of QBs high on the...
Feb 21, 2021
2021 Mock Jets Off-Season 3.0 - The Watson Edition

2021 Mock Jets Off-Season 3.0 - The Watson Edition

Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports One final mock off-season before the real thing kicks off It’s only a matter of weeks before the legal tampering period starts, so this will be my final mock off-season. My first mock explored our dream scenario with Lawrence as our QB. As is the case with most dreams, we woke up. My second mock gave us a Justin Fields option at QB. David has one as well. David also gave us a great mock with Sam as our QB. Now it is time for the off-season everyone is hoping for. We all our secretly lighting candles for an off-season that includes...
Feb 21, 2021
New York Jets Flight Connections 2/21/21

New York Jets Flight Connections 2/21/21

Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports Good morning, Gang Green Nation! Suddenly it’s all Sam Darnold trades, all the time. Article after article is speculating that the Jets are ready to move on from Darnold and what they might reasonably acquire in a trade. If you believe in the where there’s smoke, there’s fire theory, then Darnold’s days in New York are drawing to a close. On the other hand, the rumor mill has spit out disinformation plenty of times before. There is also the not insignificant issue of whether the Jets can find a trade partner willing to pay the price...