Nick Mangold is likely one of the biggest Jets within the historical past of the franchise.
He was completely dominant on the offensive line, made seven Professional Bowls, virtually by no means missed any video games, helped get the Jets to back-to-back AFC Championship video games and spent his complete 11-year profession with Gang Inexperienced. On Sunday, he’ll be part of the Jets Ring of Honor at halftime of the Jets-Bengals sport at MetLife Stadium. There aren’t many Jets that deserve it extra. He’s additionally up for the Professional Soccer Corridor of Fame in 2023 and it’s laborious to argue that he doesn’t deserve a spot in Canton at some point as effectively.
Mangold joined Brian Costello and I for an incredible interview on a brand new episode of the “Gang’s All Right here” podcast. He coated every thing from how particular the Ring of Honor is, to the Corridor of Fame speak to his favourite Jets reminiscences, to embracing New York to the present Jets…and a lot extra. Coz and I additionally mentioned his column on sticking with Joe Flacco if he leads the Jets to a win Sunday. We then preview and make our predictions for the massive Jets-Bengals sport.
‘Gang’s All Right here’ Podcast with Jake Brown & Brian Costello
- MANGOLD RING OF HONOR: Properly deserved for him. Coz cherished masking him through the years. Knew how you can flip the character on and off with the digicam. Very humorous man. He’s undoubtedly one of many biggest Jets ever. That offensive line was super and sturdy and performed collectively for a number of years, which hardly ever occurs lately.
- FLACCO TIME: Ought to the Jets give Flacco yet another sport even when Zach Wilson is prepared? Robert Saleh has left door open to offer Wilson one other full week of follow to get the knee 100% if Flacco performs effectively. Jets followers in Coz’s mentions haven’t been too form about his ideas.
- BENGALS @ JETS PREVIEW: 0-2 Bengals are determined for a win. Joe Burrow and the offensive line haven’t been good within the first two video games. For the Jets, it’s a C.J. Uzomah and Carl Lawson revenge sport. Does Flacco have extra magic in them? For the sake of Mangold and the optimistic mojo, I’m taking the Jets 27-24. Coz is rolling with the Bengals.
Nick Mangold Interview:
Former Jets heart, 2022 Jets Ring of Honor
- RING OF HONOR: Thoughts blowing to get to see his title up there. Will probably be cool for his kids and grandchildren to see it at MetLife Stadium ceaselessly. Speech is round 1:45.
- HALL OF FAME: Do you assume you’ll get within the Professional Soccer Corridor of Fame?
- JETS MEMORIES: Coz realized simply how good Mangold was when he noticed the one sport the Jets offensive line performed with out him. Particular bond with Mark Sanchez and nonetheless hangs with him right this moment. They had been a decent knit unit on these groups. Unlucky the turnaround from 2015 to 2016.
- CURRENT JETS: Robert Saleh and Joe Douglas constructing the group the correct method beginning with the offensive line. Likes the path they’re headed.
- EMBRACING NY: Ohio man however household fell in love with NYC and NJ. Lengthy Island was a tradition shock beginning there. Jets followers are actual and demand excellence and rightfully so. Turned a Yankees fan due to Nick Swisher. Turned a Rangers fan as a result of Ryan Fitzpatrick had a join getting them to Rangers video games.
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