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Jets Trim Roster to 85 as Cam Clark Goes on IR, 3 Others Let go

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The Jets got down to the required 85 man roster today by moving offensive lineman Cam Clark to injured reserve as a result of the spinal contusion he suffered in practice over a week ago.

The team also parted ways with safety Bennett Jackson, defensive lineman Michale Dwumfour and running back Austin Walter.

The moves come one day after letting go of undrafted rookie free agent kicker Chris Naggar.

Dwumfour is a player who could be brought back as practice squad material in the future.  Dwumfour turned in an impressive performance against the Giants last week in which he picked up half a sack and a fumble recovery but the Jets depth on the defensive line was a bit too much for him to overcome at this point.

With a deep running back room, Walter’s fate was likely when he had a sloppy punt return against the Giants while being held to minus-3 yards on four carries.

 

This Article Was Written By Glenn Naughton

Glenn Naughton

Glenn was Born in the Bronx, New York and has followed the Jets religiously despite being stationed in several different countries and time zones around the world. He now resides in England and has been a JetNation member since 2005. Glenn will bleed green with the rest of us through the highs and lows.