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7 recently cut players the NY Jets could target on the waiver wire

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6. NY Jets waiver target: OT Kellen Diesch

Kellen Diesch was one of my favorite late-round developmental tackle prospects in this year's class and many were surprised when he went undrafted. Signed by the Dolphins as an undrafted free agent, Diesch wasn't able to make the initial 53-man roster.

Miami would love to bring him back on their practice squad, but the Jets should consider placing a waiver claim given their need for tackle depth.

Diesch is a developmental project with the athleticism that would make him an excellent fit in the team's zone-blocking scheme. He played well this preseason too, earning a 93.5 Pro Football Focus grade in Miami's final exhibition game.

The Jets might prefer to bring in a veteran to complement Max Mitchell, but if they choose to go for a younger player, Diesch makes a ton of sense.

5. NY Jets waiver target: DE Janarius Robinson

The Jets don't need another edge rusher. In fact, they're so deep at the position that two guys they just cut, Bradlee Anae and Jabari Zuniga, figure to be hot commodities on the waiver wire.

But this is Robert Saleh we're talking about. Never underestimate his love for pass rushers. That's where Janarius Robinson could come into play.

A fourth-round pick of the Minnesota Vikings in last year's draft, Robinson missed his rookie season due to injury and was a surprise cut this summer. The 24-year-old is an exceptional athlete who's expected to garner plenty of interest on the waiver wire.

The Jets certainly don't need to add another player to their crowded defensive end room, but Robinson warrants a look at the very least.

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