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New York Jets Reduce Roster to 53

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The New York Jets have announced their initial 53 man roster. Here are the players that were released today:

Jets RosterIn addition, DL Kyle Phillips was placed on the Reserve \ PUP list.

After the Chris Herndon trade, that leaves the Jets with one tight end on the roster in Joel Kroft. Although Trevon Wesco is a tight end that was converted to full back in the new offense. The Jets are likely to make another move to bring in a veteran tight end soon.

Mike White is officially the backup QB. He beat out veteran Josh Johnson and James Morgan.

Connor Hughes gives his thoughts on what players could end up on short term I.R. which would free up additional roster spots.

In our forums here is a full list of the cuts, along with the Jets 53 man roster. Including comments and thoughts from other die-hard fans.

 

This Article Was Written By Phil Sullivan

Phil Sullivan

I started JetNation in 2005 and have been a New York Jets season ticket holder since graduating from high school. My dream is to see the New York Jets win the Super Bowl. Until then, I will be right here on JetNation writing, dreaming and talking NY Jets football.