The Final New York Jets 53 Man Projection

Joe Caporoso with his final 53 man New York Jets roster projection

Your final New York Jets 53 man roster projection before their last pre-season game against the Philadelphia Eagles, please see the additional notes at the bottom…

Quarterback (4)

  1. Ryan Fitzpatrick
  2. Josh Johnson (released week 3 or 4 when Geno Smith is healthy)
  3. Bryce Petty
  4. Geno Smith

Running Back (4)

  1. Chris Ivory
  2. Bilal Powell
  3. Zac Stacy
  4. Tommy Bohanon (FB)

Tight End (2)

  1. Jeff Cumberland
  2. Kellen Davis

Wide Receiver (6)

  1. Brandon Marshall
  2. Eric Decker
  3. Quincy Enunwa (H-Back)
  4. Jeremy Kerley
  5. Chris Owusu
  6. Devin Smith

Offensive Tackle (3)

  1. D’Brickashaw Ferguson
  2. Breno Giacomini
  3. Ben Ijalana

Offensive Guard (4)

  1. James Carpenter
  2. Willie Colon
  3. Brian Winters
  4. Jarvis Harrison

Center (2)

  1. Nick Mangold
  2. Wesley Johnson

Defensive Line (6)

  1. Muhammad Wilkerson
  2. Damon Harrison
  3. Leonard Williams
  4. Leger Douzable
  5. TJ Barnes
  6. Stephen Bowen (Released when Sheldon Richardson returns)

Linebacker (9)

  1. David Harris
  2. Demario Davis
  3. Calvin Pace
  4. Quinton Coples
  5. Lorenzo Mauldin
  6. Jamari Lattimore
  7. Joe Mays
  8. Trevor Reilly
  9. Jason Babin

Secondary (10)*

  1. Darrelle Revis
  2. Antonio Cromartie
  3. Buster Skrine
  4. Marcus Williams
  5. Dexter McDougle
  6. Dee Milliner (Short Term IR)
  7. Darrin Walls
  8. Calvin Pryor
  9. Marcus Gilchrist
  10. Jaiquawn Jarret
  11. Rontez Miles

Specials (3)

  1. Nick Folk
  2. Ryan Quigley
  3. Tanner Purdum

Suspended: Sheldon Richardson

PUP: Stevan Ridley

Short Term IR: Dee Milliner (will be on initial 53, then moved to short term IR with Walls moved to 53 in corresponding move)

Most Likely Position For Veteran Addition: Tight End. Offensive Tackle

Most Likely To Be On Roster Not Listed Here: Walt Powell, Erin Henderson, Matt Flynn

Practice Squad Candidates

  • Shaq Evans
  • Dakota Dozier
  • Taiwan Jones
  • Wes Saxton
  • Austin Hill
  • Jonathan Rumph
  • Deion Barnes
  • Deon Simon
  • Jordan Williams

Author: Joe Caporoso

Joe Caporoso is the Owner and EIC of Turn On The Jets. His writing has been featured in the New York Times, Huffington Post, MMQB and AdWeek. Caporoso played football his entire life, including four years at Muhlenberg as a wide receiver, where he was arguably the slowest receiver to ever start in school history. He is the EVP of Content at Whistle Sports