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Jets open roster spot by waiving Jarron Gilbert

The Jets have opened up a roster spot in advance of Sunday’s game against the Texans.

Gone is defensive tackle Jarron Gilbert, a 2009 third-round pick of the Bears who was signed to the Jets’ practice squad on September 7 and added to the active roster on October 27.

With cornerback Dwight Lowery out due to a concussion and cornerback Marquice Cole missing practice on Wednesday and Thursday with a hamstring injury, look for the Jets to add another defensive back.

Alternatively, they could add a wideout, if Jerricho Cotchery can’t play due to a groin injury.

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5 Responses to “Jets open roster spot by waiving Jarron Gilbert”
  1. brasho says: Nov 18, 2010 9:29 PM

    That’s too bad, I was kind of hoping my Bucs would sign him to try to get something going with their pass rush, it’s terrible!

  2. brasho says: Nov 18, 2010 9:52 PM

    Oh, I just looked at transactions and realized that I mis-read the article, Gilbert was cut, not signed. Got that one backwards, kind of like Florio’s predictions on the Bucs W’s and L’s this season.

  3. spyboots says: Nov 18, 2010 9:58 PM

    They want Jeff Reed?

  4. bittersmuggs says: Nov 18, 2010 10:20 PM

    If jumping out of pools translated to football skills, this guy would be All-World. How do you have a post about this guy without linking this video?

  5. smithopher says: Nov 18, 2010 10:35 PM

    spyboots – that’s what I was thinking… I’d be upset, as a Jets fan, if the Jets signed him. Folk hasn’t been great, but Reed has definitely been worse. The Jets might be trying to sign a kicker from the UFL though. 150k to Woody Johnson to secure a kicker that doesn’t like to miss as much as Folk on a team that is trying to win the Super Bowl is a good deal.

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