Preseason 2018 is over and now comes the cruelest of times — NFL cuts. From now through 4:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time, Saturday, September 1 nearly 1,200 players will be asked to hand in their playbooks. We’ll be tracking all of the Jets cuts below as they come in.
2018 New York Jets Cuts
Kacy Rodgers II
Roster cut deadline is Saturday.
The Jets, and all other NFL teams, are trimming their roster from 90 players to 53 players. The deadline to do so is 4 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time, Saturday, September 1. Prior to cuts there are often last minute trades.
That means there will be a LOT of news over the next couple of days so stay tuned.
Then it’s the waiver wire.
After the Jets make their cuts on Saturday, they will start sifting through the waiver wire, looking at 1100 + newly cut NFL players to potentially add to the roster. The Jets could most likely be looking for offensive linemen, tight ends, linebackers, returners and kickers, in addition to any other cut players who might help them upgrade the roster.
The waiver wire claiming period ends on Sunday at 12:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time.
Then the practice squad.
Following the waiver wire, the Jets and all other NFL teams will begin to sign players to the 10 man practice squad starting at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on Sunday, September 2.
One thing that will always make the roster is the incredible Great American Twitter Widget. You can follow all the Jets related tweets throughout the hectic next few days below.