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Jets Waive Seven, Reduce Roster to 80

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The Jets have announced that seven players have been waived.  The official release from the Jets appears below.  The roster now stands at 80 and here are two important dates to remember about the NY Jets Roster.

  • Monday, August 27th by 4pm (EST) – Active Roster – (75).
  • Friday, August 31st by 9pm (EST) – Active/Inactive Roster – (53).

The New York Jets have waived G Terrence Campbell, LS Derek Chard, DT Matt Hardison, WR Dexter Jackson, CB LeQuan Lewis, S Marcus Lott and WR Raymond Webber. The announcements were made by General Manager Mike Tannenbaum. Currently, the Jets roster stands at 80.


Player                                                                                                                 How Acq.

Campbell (G/6-3/296/South Carolina/Austell, GA)                     Undrafted FA (05/18/12)

Chard (LS/6-3/237/Connecticut/Burlington, CT)                             Free Agent (05/02/12)

Hardison (DT/6-4/285/Delaware/Freehold, NJ)                         Undrafted FA (06/22/12)

Jackson (WR/5-9/182/Appalachian State/Decatur, GA)   Reserve/Future FA (02/06/12)

Lewis (CB/5-11/187/Arizona State/Norwalk, CA)                           Free Agent (08/15/12)

Lott (S/6-1/195/Coastal Carolina/Union, SC)                              Undrafted FA (08/02/12)

Webber (WR/6-3/220/Arkansas-Pine Bluff/St. Louis, MO)            Free Agent (06/19/12)

Here is a thread from the JetNation forums on these moves.

This Article Was Written By Phil Sullivan

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