Coffee with the New York Jets: Team cuts 12 players


Grab a hot cup of coffee and enjoy some excellent reading material on the New York Jets. In this edition, articles on the latest roster cuts of the Jets, an injury update on Leonard Williams and why some players aren’t happy with their latest offensive success. Enjoy!

New York Jets cut 12 players, including DeVier Posey by Rich Cimini (ESPN)

"None of the cuts was surprising, but the release of wide receiver had to be disappointing for general manager Mike Maccagnan. He traded for Posey during the third round of the draft as part of a swap with the Houston Texans. DeVier Posey"

Leonard Williams has no ligament damage in knee, according to MRI by Rich Cimini (ESPN)

"Williams, the sixth overall pick in the draft, sustained a muscle strain behind the knee. Although it is not considered a long-term injury, Williams’ availability for the regular-season opener in two weeks is unclear."

Jets Release 12 by Jets Staff (

"The roster currently stands at 78 before Tuesday’s mandatory roster reduction to 75. After concluding their preseason slate Thursday night vs. the Eagles, the Green & White must reduce their roster to a maximum of 53 players by Sep. 5."

Why Jets star receivers aren’t satisfied with offensive breakthrough by Brian Costello (New York Post)

"“I feel like we’ve grown,” Bowles said of the preseason. “We still have some work to do, but we’ve grown each week. Our process is to get better working toward Week 1. I feel like we’ve grown quite a bit.”"

Jets’ Leonard Williams Expected for Opener After Test Reveals a Strain by Ben Shpigel (New York Times)

"Leonard Williams, who left ’ preseason game Saturday against the Giants with a knee injury, appears to have avoided a long-term absence. the Jets"

Three things we learned in the Jets’ preseason win over the Giants by Kristian Dyer (New York Metro)

"After spot duty the past two years with the Jets where he was a bit of a situational player, has really stepped up this training camp with several solid performances. He’s faster off the line this year and is getting into the backfield more frequently. He had a first half sack and was in the backfield repeatedly. Leger Douzable"

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