Found September 01, 2013 on Football Nation:
The New York Jets finally released their 53-man roster, being one of the last teams to do so. They cut one quarterback leaving four men in the quarterback position. Here is a list of those cut from the offensive skilled position and a short analysis of who remains:Quarterback: Greg McElroy, with injuryDoes this mean that McElroy will not be the Jet who will be the breakout player of 2013? The Jets released McElroy. They still have four quarterbacks on their roster. The quarterbacks who survived the cuts are: newly acquired Graham Harrell, famous son Matt Simms, newly injured Mark Sanchez and famous second-round acquisition Geno Smith.  For the time being the Jets will carry four quarterbacks on their roster. The surprise is not that McElroy was cut due to injury, but that four quarterbacks are still standing. If McElroy is not claimed off waivers, the Jets could retain his services and put him on the injured reserve.While the New England Patriots rarely carry more than two quarterba...

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Greg McElroy was the odd man out in the New York Jets' crowded and still unsettled quarterback situation. The team announced Saturday night it released McElroy, a seventh-round draft pick in 2011, with an injury as New York got its roster to the mandatory 53-player limit. He was competing with Matt Simms, who made the roster after an outstanding summer, for a backup role. Newly...
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