NY Jets: 6 most surprising cuts the team made on Tuesday

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The NY Jets have officially trimmed their roster down to 53 players ahead of Tuesday's deadline. Of course, the current 53 players that occupy the Jets roster won't be the group the team trots out come Week 1.

In fact, the roster will likely look completely different in around 24-48 hours once waiver claims are made and players are placed on the injured reserve.

But for now, this is the roster we're working with. As always, there were certainly a few surprises.

The Jets made some interesting decisions on the road to 53 that require a deeper analysis. From keeping eight cornerbacks to carrying just one true tight end (for now), it's safe to say that most predictions for the Jets roster were off by quite a bit.

Again, in the grand scheme of things, it doesn't really matter which players are actually on the initial 53-man roster. Some of the players released today will find their way back onto the active roster in the near future.

But at least for the time being, some of these cuts have raised a few eyebrows. Let's take a look at six of the most surprising cuts that the Jets made in the cut-down to 53 players.