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Jets announce roster cuts and addition to PUP list

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Aug 27, 2016; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; New York Jets GM Mike Maccagnan talks with New York Jets Owner Woody Johnson in the 1st half at MetLife Stadium. Mandatory Credit: William Hauser-USA TODAY Sports
Aug 27, 2016; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; New York Jets GM Mike Maccagnan talks with New York Jets Owner Woody Johnson in the 1st half at MetLife Stadium. Mandatory Credit: William Hauser-USA TODAY Sports
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The New York Jets officially released a statement on the players they just cut as well as an addition to the Physically Unable to Perform list.

As per the Media Relations Department of the New York Jets, they have released the players below and placed wide receiver Devin Smith on the Reserve/Physically Unable to Perform (PUP) List to reduce their roster to 78. Clubs must reduce their roster to a maximum of 75 players by 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 30.

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Released

Deion Barnes (LB/6-4/255/Penn State/Philadelphia, PA)

Jesse Davis (T/6-6/309/Idaho/Asotin, WA)

Kyle Friend (C/6-2/305/Temple/Carlisle, PA)

Shelby Harris (DL/6-2/290/Illinois State/Milwaukee, WI)

Jarvis Harrison (G/6-4/330/Texas A&M/Navasota, TX)

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Ross Martin (K/5-9/183/Duke/Solon, OH)

Helva Matungulu (DL/6-5/290/Western Carolina/Kenya, Africa)

Lache Seastrunk (RB/5-10/210/Baylor/Temple, TX)

Jason Vander Laan (TE/6-4/244/Ferris State/Frankfort, IL)

Kyle Williams (WR/5-10/186/Arizona State/San Jose, CA)

Terry Williams (RB/5-10/200/Kutztown/West Orange, NJ)

Reserve/Physically Unable to Perform (PUP)

Devin Smith (WR/6-1/199/Ohio State/Massillon, OH)

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