Cuts Are In: New York Jets Roster Officially Down to 53

By Alan Schechter

Aug 24, 2013; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; New York Jets general manager John Idzik, Jr (left) and New York Giants general manager Jerry Reese (right) exchange greetings prior to the game at MetLife Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jim O

After making us wait, being amongst the last two teams to announce their cuts, the Jets have finally made them official. The roster is down to the NFL mandated 53. Here are the cuts, by position, per the team website:

QB (1) — Greg McElroy (with an injury)

RB (2) — Mike Goodson (Reserve/Suspended), Mossis Madu

WR (4) — Michael Campbell, Mohamed Massaquoi, Ben Obomanu, Zach Rogers

TE (1) — Chris Pantale

OL (3) — Erik Cook, J.B. Shugarts, Jason Smith

DL (4) — Junior Aumavae, Lanier Coleman, Tevita Finau, Antonio Garay

LB (3) — Troy Davis, JoJo Dickson, Jacquies Smith

DB (3) — Royce Adams, Mike Edwards, Rontez Miles

Here is the final 53 for now:

QB (4) — Graham Harrell, Mark Sanchez, Matt Simms, Geno Smith

RB (4) — Kahlil Bell, Tommy Bohanon, Chris Ivory, Bilal Powell

WR (5) — Clyde Gates, Stephen Hill, Santonio Holmes, Jeremy Kerley, Ryan Spadola

TE (3) — Jeff Cumberland, Konrad Reuland, Kellen Winslow

OL (9) — Oday Aboushi, Will Campbell, Willie Colon, Vladimir Ducasse, D’Brickashaw Ferguson, Austin Howard, Nick Mangold, Caleb Schlauderaff, Brian Winters

DL (5) — Leger Douzable, Kenrick Ellis, Damon Harrison, Sheldon Richardson, Muhammad Wilkerson

LB (10) — Antwan Barnes, Nick Bellore, Quinton Coples, Demario Davis, David Harris, Danny Lansanah, Josh Mauga, Garrett McIntyre, Calvin Pace, Ricky Sapp

DB (10) — Antonio Allen, Josh Bush, Antonio Cromartie, Jaiquawn Jarrett, Dawan Landry, Ellis Lankster, Dee Milliner, Isaiah Trufant, Darrin Walls, Kyle Wilson

ST (3) — Nick Folk, Robert Malone, Tanner Purdum

As we know, this is far from the final product. With the cuts that have come in, changes could, and likely will, occur. I will give you some thoughts on these moves in the morning.