Lawrence Cager
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The New York Jets need to get to 53 players by Saturday, 4 p.m. ET. Jets X-Factor tracks the transactions live en route to 53.

Joe Douglas is already making moves. He has to, after all; the deadline for all 32 NFL organizations to cut down to 53 players is Saturday at 4 p.m. ET.

Jonotthan Harrison, OL

First, Jonotthan Harrison said his goodbyes to the New York Jets, his teammates and its fans Friday night.

James Burgess Jr., LB

Veteran James Burgess Jr. was also cut. Remember, he also did not make the initial 53-man roster a year ago. He instead signed on with the team after C.J. Mosley‘s injury (when inside backers were needed).

Lawrence Cager, WR

Saturday has brought a couple of surprises. First, rookie wide receiver Lawrence Cager has been cut, per ESPN’s Rich Cimini.

Nate Hairston, CB

Zane Lewis, CB

The new guy, cornerback Zane Lewis, has also been released, per the New York Post’s Brian Costello.

Lamar Jackson, CB

Costello was also the first on Lamar Jackson‘s fate.

James Murray, C

Backup center James Murray has also become a casualty.

Jehu Chesson, WR

Wide receiver Jehu Chesson has also been waived, per ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

Javelin Guidry, CB

The Jets have also cut undrafted rookie Javelin Guidry, per Cimini.

Mike White, QB

Nate Hairston, CB

Jared Hilbers, OT

Ross Travis, TE

Jets Current Depth Chart (as of 3:29pm Eastern)

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