Zonovan Bam Knight, NY Jets, 53 man roster, initial Official 2022 cutdown
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The New York Jets’ initial 53-man roster for the 2022 season is set

The NFL’s 4 p.m. ET deadline for teams to cut their rosters down to 53 players has passed. The New York Jets officially have their initial group of 53 players locked in.

Here is who the Jets are carrying at the moment:

  • QB (3): Zach Wilson, Joe Flacco, Mike White
  • RB (4): Michael Carter, Breece Hall, Zonovan Knight, Ty Johnson
  • WR (6): Elijah Moore, Corey Davis, Braxton Berrios, Garrett Wilson, Jeff Smith, Denzel Mims
  • TE (4): C.J. Uzomah, Tyler Conklin, Jeremy Ruckert, Lawrence Cager
  • OT (3): Duane Brown, George Fant, Max Mitchell
  • IOL (5): Laken Tomlinson, Alijah Vera-Tucker, Connor McGovern, Dan Feeney, Nate Herbig
  • IDL (5): Quinnen Williams, John Franklin-Myers, Sheldon Rankins, Solomon Thomas, Nathan Shepherd
  • EDGE (6): Carl Lawson, Jermaine Johnson, Jacob Martin, Bryce Huff, Micheal Clemons, Vinny Curry
  • LB (4): C.J. Mosley, Quincy Williams, Kwon Alexander, Jamien Sherwood
  • CB (6): Sauce Gardner, D.J. Reed, Michael Carter II, Bryce Hall, Brandin Echols, Justin Hardee
  • S (4): Jordan Whitehead, Lamarcus Joyner, Ashtyn Davis, Tony Adams
  • ST (3): Greg Zuerlein, Braden Mann, Thomas Hennessy

The Jets also placed fullback Nick Bawden on injured reserve.

Jets X-Factor Membership

Here are the cuts made by New York to get down to 53:

  • CB Javelin Guidry (Waived)
  • CB Rachad Wildgoose (Waived)
  • CB Isaiah Dunn (Waived)
  • DT Tanzel Smart (Waived)
  • DT Jonathan Marshall (Waived)
  • EDGE Jabari Zuniga (Waived)
  • EDGE Bradlee Anae (Waived)
  • LB Marcell Harris (Released)
  • LB Del’Shawn Phillips (Waived)
  • LB Hamsah Nasirildeen (Waived)
  • LB DQ Thomas (Waived)
  • OT Conor McDermott (Released)
  • OT Chuma Edoga (Waived)
  • OL Grant Hermanns (Waived)
  • OL Chris Glaser (Waived)
  • QB Chris Streveler (Waived)
  • RB Tevin Coleman (Released)
  • RB La’Mical Perine (Waived)
  • S Will Parks (Released)
  • S Jason Pinnock (Waived)
  • TE Trevon Wesco (Waived)
  • TE Kenny Yeboah (Waived)
  • WR Tarik Black (Waived)
  • WR Calvin Jackson (Waived)
  • WR Irvin Charles (Waived)

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Jets71
Jets71
1 month ago

Ok, look, I don’t like Ashtyn Davis either and I don’t know how he keeps making the team. Nate Shepherd hasn’t exactly inspired confidence either but it’s not like the Jets’ cut Ed Reed or Reggie White to keep these guys. Not to mention this is probably not the final roster.

Today I say, “feel good Jets’ fans.” There were difficult cuts, some guys everybody wanted them to keep are not on this team, and players cut by the Jets were picked up by other teams. This is all good news. I for one feel better about this “day after cutdown” than any I can remember in many years. Clearly, the Jets’ culture has changed, the team has much more talent than it has in probably a decade, and I think it’s time to give some credit to Saleh for his impact and Joe for really taking charge of this organization’s football operations.

There is a lot of work to be done, wins still need to happen on the field and not off them but you can’t run before walk. This team was one of the worst in history when it comes to talent and culture when they arrived. Be happy, things are starting to payoff.

Mike Palazzo
Mike Palazzo
1 month ago

SMH …. I just don’t get it.

Tyson Madding
Tyson Madding
1 month ago

Ashtyn Davis can’t tackle a quadriplegic in a wheelchair…..like WTF…..and this is why for the past 28yrs I’ve been a fan of the same ole jets instead of the super bowl champion jets