Originally posted on Jets Insider.com  |  Last updated 2/19/13
To no surprise, being $20MM+ over the salary cap, the Jets began their roster purge today, releasing five players.LB Calvin Pace, LB Bart Scott, S Eric Smith, T Jason Smith and FB/TE Josh Baker were let go.The move saves the team aprox $30MM on this coming year's cap and brings them aprox $5MM under. All players cut have been discussed in the media for the last several weeks (with the exception of Baker) as the first likely bodies to go based on their high cap numbers. The largest being Jason Smith ($12MM cap number) who the Jets traded for Wayne...
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