It’s cut down day in the NFL. By 4:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time today, August 31, every team must cut down their roster to 53 players. We’ll be tracking all of the Jets cuts, trades and other roster moves on the road to 53 below as they come in.
2019 New York Jets Cuts
Roster cut deadline is 4:00 P.M. Today.
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, today, August 31. Prior to cuts there are often last minute trades. We’ll be tracking every move the Jets make 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 be looking for cornerbacks, kickers, edge rushers, wide receivers and tight ends, in addition to any other cut players who might help them upgrade the roster.
The waiver wire claiming period ends on Sunday, September 1 at 12:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time.
Then the practice squad.
Following waiver claims, 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 Daylight Time on Sunday, September 1.
One thing that will never end up on the cutting room floor is the Great American Twitter Widget. You can follow all the Jets related tweets throughout the hectic next few days below.