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Can't Wait: A show about the New York Jets

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'Can't Wait' is your your one-stop shop for all things New York Jets with The Athletic’s Connor Hughes. Tune in each week for player interviews, game previews, analysis and more.

'Can't Wait' is your your one-stop shop for all things New York Jets with The Athletic’s Connor Hughes. Tune in each week for player interviews, game previews, analysis and more.

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'Can't Wait' is your your one-stop shop for all things New York Jets with The Athletic’s Connor Hughes. Tune in each week for player interviews, game previews, analysis and more.

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English


Episodes

Could Jets strike big trade for Calvin Ridley? Previewing 2022 offseason, free agency, NFL Draft

1/14/2022
It's officially the offseason for the New York Jets, who finished the 2021 NFL season 4-13. It's a big one for Joe Douglas and Robert Saleh, as the two must get the Jets to take a legitimate step toward being a playoff contender in 2022. Good news: The two have an awful lot of assets to make that happen. On this episode of the Can't Wait Podcast, Connor Hughes and Tim McMaster discuss what needs to happen this offseason, including a potential trade for Falcons' star Calvin Ridley. Also on...

Duration:01:13:16

Can Zach Wilson carry positive vibes into the offseason? Talking Jets-Bills, the 2022 NFL Draft + more

1/7/2022
Can Zach Wilson and the Jets end the season strong against the Bills? Connor Hughes and Tim McMaster discuss their expectations for the rookie QB heading into his final performance of the year. Then, they look ahead to the 2022 NFL Draft and where the Jets will pick in the first round. Finally, they answer live listener questions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:56:56

Zach Wilson, Jets nearly stun Tom Brady, Bucs: Is Robert Saleh’s team on the rise?

1/3/2022
Connor Hughes and Tim McMaster recap a big day for Zach Wilson in the Jets 28-24 loss to the Buccaneers. They discuss the positive signs from the rookie QB as well as Braxton Berrios' impact on the offense. Plus, what happened with Antonio Brown? Connor explains the scene from MetLife Stadium and they wrap with a 2022 NFL Draft update. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:56:22

What can Zach Wilson learn from Bucs' Tom Brady? Will Todd Bowles get revenge vs Jets?

12/31/2021
The Jets face a familiar foe on Sunday as Tom Brady and the Buccaneers head to MetLife Stadium. Connor Hughes and Tim McMaster discuss Zach Wilson’s first game against the veteran QB and they preview the matchup with Tampa Bay’s defense. Plus, they explain their New Year’s Resolutions for the Jets before they answer live listener questions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:07:04

Zach Wilson outplays Trevor Lawrence as Jets beat Jaguars, but are Aidan Hutchinson dreams dead?

12/27/2021
Connor Hughes and Tim McMaster recap the Jets win over the Jaguars. They discuss Zach Wilson's step forward and his signs of growth in Week 16. They also talk about Michael Carter's impact on the offense, the game-winning stand from the defense and where the Jets sit in the 2022 NFL Draft order. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:53:02

Zach Wilson’s report card vs. Dolphins + Previewing Trevor Lawrence and Jets-Jaguars

12/21/2021
Connor Hughes and Tim McMaster break down Zach Wilson's performance against the Dolphins. Then, they look ahead to the Jets matchup with Trevor Lawrence and the Jaguars. They evaluate the two quarterback's seasons, the game's implications on the 2022 NFL Draft and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:02:31

NFL COVID-19 outbreaks, Urban Meyer reaction & previewing Jets-Dolphins

12/17/2021
It's been an eventful lead-up to Week 15 across the NFL as COVID-19 outbreaks spread among several teams and the Jaguars fired head coach Urban Meyer. Connor Hughes and Tim McMaster react to news before diving into their Jets-Dolphins preview. They discuss their expectations for Zach Wilson, the defense and much more. Finally, they wrap with their 'Can't Wait' picks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:51:52

What’s wrong with Zach Wilson’s accuracy? Breaking down the Jets’ 30-9 loss to the Saints

12/14/2021
The Jets were embarrassed by the Saints in Week 14 as Zach Wilson had his worst performance in his young NFL career. Connor Hughes and Tim McMaster discuss the rookie’s accuracy issues and what they need to see from the QB down the final stretch. They also discuss Denzel Mims’ costly penalties, if Joe Douglas should target a WR in the first round of the 2022 NFL Draft and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:00:29

Will Mekhi Becton return this season for Jets? + Revisiting the Jamal Adams trade and previewing the Saints

12/10/2021
Will Mekhi Becton return to the field for the Jets this season? Tim McMaster and Connor Hughes discuss the offensive lineman's recovery and his absence this year. Plus, they look back on the Jamal Adams trade before they preview the Jets' Week 14 matchup with the Saints. They wrap by giving out their "Can't Wait" picks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:57:47

Zach Wilson improves, but Jets' defense a disaster in loss to Eagles

12/7/2021
Connor Hughes and Tim McMaster evaluate Zach Wilson's performance in the Jets' 33-18 loss to the Eagles. They also discuss Corey Davis' season-ending injury, what this means for Denzel Mims and more. Finally, is a coaching change needed on defense? They take a look at the 2022 NFL Draft order and how the Jets' can rebuild the defense next season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:59:27

Can Zach Wilson, Jets survive the Eagles’ rush + Corey Davis and Keelan Cole’s status for Sunday

12/3/2021
The Philadelphia Eagles head to MetLife Stadium as Zach Wilson and the Jets look for their fourth win of the season. Connor Hughes and Tim McMaster preview the matchup and discuss what improvements they are looking to see from the rookie QB. They talk about the Eagles’ pass rush, how the Jets’ defense can stop Jalen Hurts, Corey Davis and Keelan Cole’s status for Sunday and much more. Finally, Connor shares a unique (and very funny) story about his niece’s day at preschool. Learn more about...

Duration:00:47:34

Zach Wilson with plenty to learn as Jets top Texans + Bryce Hall, Elijah Riley shine on defense

11/30/2021
The Jets earned their third victory of the season on Sunday with a 21-14 win over the Texans. Connor Hughes and Tim McMaster break down Zach Wilson’s return, what he did good and what he still needs to improve. They also talk about a big day for the defense, including strong performance's from Bryce Hall and Elijah Riley. Finally, they wrap by bringing back the Press Box Food Power Rankings (#PBFPR). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:03:04

Zach Wilson to start for Jets vs. Texans, Mike White & Joe Flacco placed on COVID-19 list

11/24/2021
Zach Wilson will return from his knee injury to start for the Jets against the Texans in Week 12. Connor Hughes and Tim McMaster preview the rookie's first game back. Plus, Mike White and Joe Flacco are placed on the COVID-19 list. Did this impact the Jets decision to start Wilson? They discuss all of that and much more including their Thanksgiving picks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:11

Will Zach Wilson start for Jets vs. Texans? + Elijah Moore's development and Michael Carter’s injury

11/23/2021
Connor Hughes and Tim McMaster recap the Jets 24-17 loss to the Dolphins. They discuss Elijah Moore's growth as well as Michael Carter's ankle injury. Plus, will Zach Wilson be back this week for the Texans? They talk about the latest with the rookie quarterback's rehab and who will be under center following Thanksgiving. Finally, they take a look at where the Jets stand in the 2022 NFL Draft. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:53:51

Jets to start Joe Flacco vs. Dolphins, the latest with Zach Wilson & 2021 rookie report card

11/19/2021
Joe Flacco will get the start for the Jets on Sunday against the Dolphins. Tim McMaster and Connor Hughes discuss the decision to play the veteran QB as well as what's going on with Zach Wilson. Plus, how would you evaluate the rookie class so far this season? They hand out grades for Alijah Vera-Tucker, Elijah Moore, the Michael Carters and the entire 2021 draft class. They wrap with their 'Can't Wait' picks for Week 11. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:05:38

Zach Wilson is back as Mike White Era ends, but is Jets’ defense doomed after blowout loss to Bills?

11/15/2021
The Mike White Era has officially come to an end after the Jets 45-17 loss to the Bills. Connor Hughes and Tim McMaster discuss the poor offensive performance and the return of Zach Wilson next vs. the Dolphins. Plus, what's going on with the defense? They examine the points allowed over the last four games and if there is anything they can do to turn it around. Finally, they address Rex Ryan's comments about the defense and Robert Saleh's response. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:53:20

Let Mike White Cook: Jets sticking with White over Zach Wilson, but for how long?

11/12/2021
The "Let Mike White Cook" movement will continue on Sunday as the Jets take on the Bills. Connor Hughes and Tim McMaster discuss Robert Saleh's decision, why the offense has looked better under White and what's going on with Zach Wilson. Plus, what are the keys for the Jets' defense against Josh Allen? They examine how the Jaguars stopped Buffalo's offense in Week 9 before they get into their 'Can't Wait' picks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:00:02

Would Jets be making mistake starting Zach Wilson vs Bills? What’s wrong with defense?

11/9/2021
Will Zach Wilson to be ready to return on Sunday against the Bills? And if so, should the Jets send him out there? Connor Hughes and Tim McMaster discuss the latest with Wilson's rehab, Mike White's status and more. Plus, what really went wrong last week with the defense? They dive into the film against the Colts and what Robert Saleh needs to fix ahead of Week 10. Finally, they give their over/under predictions for the second half of the season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:44:32

Are the Jets cursed after Mike White's injury? Could Zach Wilson return vs. Bills?

11/5/2021
Connor Hughes and Tim McMaster recap the Jets ugly loss to the Colts following Mike White's early injury. They discuss the latest with White and how long he could be sidelined before assessing quarterback Josh Johnson's performance. They also dive into a disastrous night for the defense and what went wrong against Carson Wentz. The wrap by discussing the injury status of Marcus Maye, Zach Wilson and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:46:07

Mike White shines vs. Bengals, Joe Douglas on Zach Wilson, trade deadline + more

11/3/2021
Connor Hughes and Tim McMaster discuss just how impressive Mike White's performance was for the Jets against the Bengals in Week 8 before looking ahead to Thursday Night Football against the Colts. Plus, Joe Douglas spoke on Tuesday about Zach Wilson's development, the trade deadline and more. Connor breaks down what the GM had to say and where the Jets stand at the halfway point in the season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:57:47