Updated, 9:22 p.m. ET
The New York Jets have announced their final seven cuts to get their roster to the NFL’s mandated maximum of 53 players. This latest list of seven includes two more draft choices, RB Terrance Ganaway and WR Jordan White, and their former pro rugby-playing TE, Hayden Smith.
The seven players, all waived:
RB — Terrance Ganaway
WR — Royce Pollard, Jordan White
TE — Hayden Smith
OL — Paul Cornick
LB — Ricky Sapp
DB — Donnie Fletcher
These seven were the last of the Jets’ final cuts, joining 15 players that they waived to get their roster to 60 players. Those cuts were announced earlier in the day and included sixth-round rookie OL Robert Griffin, QB Matt Simms and veteran DE Jay Richardson. Here is that list of 15 players the Jets waived earlier:
QB — Matt Simms
WR — Joseph Collins, Eron Riley
OL — Robert Griffin, Fred Koloto, Matt Kroul
TE — Tarren Lloyd
DL — Jay Richardson, Martin Tevaseu
LB — Marcus Dowtin, Brett Roy
DB — LeQuan Lewis, D’Anton Lynn, Julian Posey
P — Spencer Lanning
All waived players must go through the NFL’s waiver system. Any players who are eligible for the practice squad and have cleared waivers Saturday afternoon can be re-signed by the Jets to their eight-man practice squad.
Also keep in mind that today’s 53-man roster can change throughout this weekend and next week if the Jets add other players as free agents or on waivers. The 53 players currently on the roster practiced at the Atlantic Health Jets Training Center today and then got the weekend off before they will return Sunday night for the first practice of the week Monday before the season opener vs. Buffalo on Sept. 9.
Tags: final cuts, Jay Richardson, Matt Simms, Rex Ryan, Robert Griffin
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