2. Vinny Curry, DE, NY Jets
Perhaps the most notable victim of the numbers game this summer might end up being Vinny Curry. Curry was forced to miss all of last season as he dealt with a rare blood disorder that saw his spleen removed.
The 34-year-old battled back and re-signed with the Jets this offseason, only to suffer from a nagging hamstring injury this summer. As a result, he hasn't really had the opportunity to compete for a roster spot to this point.
The Jets know what they have in Curry, but with the likes of Jermaine Johnson, Bryce Huff, Jacob Martin, and Micheal Clemons all fighting for the same spot, Curry might be the odd-man-out.
Pass-rush depth is at a premium in the NFL, so it might be worth it to explore the market and see if there are any takers. Curry definitely belongs on an NFL roster.
1. Denzel Mims, WR, NY Jets
The former second-round pick may have shown up to minicamp in "phenomenal shape," he may be expanding his versatility and playing some special teams, but the inevitable still seems clear. There isn't a role for Mims on this Jets roster.
At best, he makes the team as the sixth wide receiver and is a healthy scratch on game days. That, however, would mean that the Jets would be wasting a roster spot on a player who wouldn't even be active, barring any injuries at the wide receiver position.
The more likely scenario will see the Jets trade Mims to a team that could better utilize his skill set and a team that could offer him more opportunities. He just isn't going to receive those opportunities in New York.