Paul A. Esden Jr.

NFL, NFL Draft, College Football
SUNY Oswego
Oswego, New York


Paul Esden Jr., a.k.a. "Boy Green," covers the NFL for, with a focus on the New York Jets.

A New York native, he is the co-host of "The Manchild Show with Boy Green" on Syracuse's The Score 1260.

He was also featured in the Jets' official 2023 video series "The Diehards: Jets Twitter."

Before joining Heavy in 2021, Esden Jr. covered both national and New York sports for FanSided, Elite Sports NY and The Score 1260.


Paul Esden Jr. holds a bachelor's degree in sports broadcasting from SUNY Oswego, where he graduated in 2015 and hosted a sports talk show on SUNY's student-run station WNYO 88.9 FM.

He also earned an associate's degree from Cayuga Community College.

Latest Articles From Paul A. Esden Jr.

  • Ex-Jets $52.5 Million Starter Goes Scorched Earth on Former HC

    Former New York Jets running back Le'Veon Bell went on a wild tirade on social media bashing his former HC Adam Gase.

  • Jets Urged to Sign 9-Year Veteran as ‘Final Move’ of Offseason

  • Robert Saleh Provides Blueprint for ‘Disruptive’ Jets DL to Stay

  • Jets Win Bidding War for All Star OL, Sign Him to Multiyear Deal

  • 5-Time All-Pro Makes Final Call on Signing With Jets

  • Steelers Part Ways With Once Promising Jets Pass Catcher: Report

    Former New York Jets WR Denzel Mims was handed his walking papers this week by the Pittsburgh Steelers, per NFL Insider Mike Garafolo.

  • Jets’ Woody Johnson Going Cowboys ‘All in’ for Rest of Offseason

  • Haason Reddick Broke His Promise to Jets, Insider Says

  • Jets CB Sauce Gardner Fires Back at Aaron Rodgers Critics

  • Jets’ Breece Hall Reacts to $38 Million Christian McCaffrey Deal

  • Jets’ Haason Reddick Strongly Speaks out Amid Contract Dispute

    New York Jets pass rusher Haason Reddick broke his silence regarding the ongoing contract situation with the team this offseason.

  • Robert Saleh Shares High Praise for Jets Rookie: ‘Soaking It Up’

  • Insider Fires off Blunt Message on Haason Reddick-Jets Drama

  • Jets Bring in Ex-First Rounder, New Protection for Aaron Rodgers

  • Social Media Loses It Over ‘Inexcused’ Aaron Rodgers Jets Absence

  • Ex-Jets Draft Pick Joins Rival After Interest From ‘Multiple Teams’

  • Jets Bringing in Former Rival, Dynamic Former All-Pro for Workout

  • Insider: Huge Jets Fine Would ‘Escalate the Situation’ With Haason Reddick

  • Jets Reporter Drops Hint on Garrett Wilson’s Next Contract: ‘He Might Demand It’

  • Accused Jets Rat Gets Another NFL Job, Signs Deal With Champs

    Former New York Jets WR Mecole Hardman, who was accused of leaking the playbook to opponents, has re-signed with the Kansas City Chiefs.

  • Insider Proposes Blockbuster ‘All in’ Jets Trade to Win Super Bowl

  • Jets Make Final Call on Adding Big Name Veteran Safety: Insider

  • Tyler Conklin Breaks Silence on Jets’ Pursuit of Brock Bowers

  • $2 Million Jets Veteran Had Strong Message for His Doubters

  • Jets Rookie Has Dazzled at OTAs: ‘One of the Biggest Standouts’

    New York Jets rookie running back Braelon Allen has turned a lot of heads throughout the early portions of this offseason.

  • New Jets Pass Rusher Is ‘Giving Up’ $250,000 Bonus: Insider

  • Jets Should Go to Extreme Lengths to Dump Veteran: Analyst

  • Jets Veteran Skipping OTAs, Potential Contract Holdout Situation Brewing

  • Jets Haven’t Started Extension Talks With 25-Year-Old: Report

  • $16 Million Youngster Has Bulked up, Expected to Break Out

    New York Jets former first rounder Will McDonald has bulked up this offseason and appears ready for a break out campaign in 2024.