The Jets have cut their roster down to 53 by waiving a number of players. Those on offense are quarterback Tajh Boyd and Matt Simms, wide receivers Clyde Gates and Stephen Hill, running backs Daryl Richardson and Alex Green, tight end Chris Pantale, linemen Brent Qvale and Caleb Schlauderaff. The defenders imclude defensive backs Rontez Miles, Jeremy Reeves, Johnny Patrick, Dimitri Patterson and Brandon Dixon, linemen Zach Thompson, Kerry Hyder and Tevita Finau and linebackers Garrett McIntyre and A.J. Edds. Linebacker Antwan Barnes has been placed on the PUP list.
The Jets signed tight end Colin Anderson, defensive tackles T.J. Barnes and Tevita Finau, receivers Michael Campbell and Dwight Jones, center Dalton Freeman, linebacker Tim Fugger and safety Rontez Miles to reserve/futures contracts.
The Jets officially finalized their 53-man roster Saturday by placing running back Mike Goodson on the Reserve/Suspended List by the NFL. In addition, the Jets also waived the following 20 players from the roster: quarterback Greg McElroy, defensive tackle Antonio Garay, running back Mossis Madu, receiver Michael Campbell, receiver Mohamed Massaquoi, receiver Ben Obomanu, receiver Zach Rogers, tight end Chris Pantale, offensive lineman Erik Cook, offensive lineman J.B. Shugarts, offensive lineman Jason Smith, defensive lineman Junior Aumavae, defensive lineman Lanier Coleman, defensive lineman Tevita Finau, linebacker Troy Davis, linebacker JoJo Dickson, linebacker Jacquies Smith, defensive back Royce Adams, defensive back Mike Edwards, and defensive back Rontez Miles.