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NFL Roster Cut-Down Dates And Changes In Roster Rules

The NFL changed the rules regarding roster size increasing them from 80-to-90 members in April of 2012.  While the roster size is larger those who are considered a member of the year-round roster increased as well: The old 80-player roster limit included the following players on these lists: Active, inactive, practice squad, and exempt lists.  [...]

2012 Training Camp Preview: Defense

By Dennis Agapito and Ron Pickett - (Link Offense) (Link Special Teams) Last year the Jets carried between 24-27 players on defense and they had 6-7 members on the defensive line. Defensive ends rookie Quinton Coples (North Carolina), Mike DeVito, Muhammad Wilkerson along with tackles Marcus Dixon, Kenrick Ellis, and Sione Pouha have all but [...]

2012 Training Camp Preview: Special Teams

By Dennis Agapito and Ron Pickett - (Link Offense) (Link Defense) Often an overlooked aspect of football is the play of special teams (kicks, punts and returns). Special teams coordinator Mike Westhoff has long been considered one of the best at coaching his unit. 2011 however was not the best year for the Jets specials [...]

NY Jets Mini-Camp Recap June 14

Today was the last of the Jets minicamp practices and Jetnation was fully represented with Courtney Aurillo, myself and “Boss-Man” Phil Sullivan helping with observations.  Practice was shorter and less intense then yesterday as the team prepares to break away from any mandatory activities for awhile.  Of course quarterback Mark Sanchez will hold his annual [...]

Jets Sign WR Royce Adams and P Travis Baltz

The New York Jets have signed WR Royce Adams and P Travis Baltz to reserve/future contracts. The announcements were made by General Manager Mike Tannenbaum. Adams (WR/6-0/190/Purdue/Cleveland, OH) played the 2011 season with the AFL’s Pittsburgh Power. He converted from cornerback to wide receiver prior to his senior season at Purdue in 2009. Adams played [...]