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Jets’ initial roster cuts include Bruce Campbell

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The Jets have commenced the process of reducing the roster to 75 by cutting seven players, including veteran tackle Bruce Campbell.

Campbell, a fourth-round pick of the Raiders in 2010 who ran an eye-popping 4.77-second 40-yard dash at the Scouting Combine, was traded to the Panthers in early 2012.  He was released by the Panthers last August.

Also cut by the Jets were linebacker Steele Divitto, offensive lineman Patrick Ford, kicker Andrew Furney, punter Jacob Schum, running back Michael Smith, and offensive lineman Markus Zusevics.

The Jets currently have 81 players on the roster.  All teams must cut to 75 by Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. ET.

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17 Responses to “Jets’ initial roster cuts include Bruce Campbell”
  1. sndmn331 says: Aug 23, 2014 10:01 PM

    I suppose he’ll just have to make Evil Dead 4 now.

  2. j0esixpack says: Aug 23, 2014 10:02 PM

    Isn’t this the guy who starred in all those horror flicks and B-movies?

    I thought he was going to be a perfect fit with Wrecks Ryan and the NY Jets.

  3. thestrategyexpert says: Aug 23, 2014 10:23 PM

    “Good, bad, I’m the guy with the gun.”

    -Ash

  4. firerogergoodellnow says: Aug 23, 2014 10:47 PM

    Will Rex be skipping cutdown day again to watch his son play at Clemson?

  5. tommyribs says: Aug 23, 2014 10:54 PM

    Evil Dead Bruce Campbell or Burn Notice Bruce Campbell?

  6. bullethead527 says: Aug 23, 2014 11:16 PM

    Picked him up from the Raiders a few years ago, never really played, big beast of a man, but has some type of learning disability caused my some weird condition of the brain called Arnold-Chiari, was hoping he could play tackle for us as that is a major need for us, but i guess he couldn’t cut it.
    Wish the man the best of luck.

  7. thestrategyexpert says: Aug 23, 2014 11:23 PM

    BOTH!!

  8. thestrategyexpert says: Aug 23, 2014 11:59 PM

    “You’re not going anywhere pal!”

    -My favorite Sam Axe line when he confronts Michael Weston in the final season to try and save him, and then they fight.

  9. eaglesfan036 says: Aug 24, 2014 12:25 AM

    Al Davis even wanted his linemen to be fast

  10. thestrategyexpert says: Aug 24, 2014 2:22 AM

    “You’re not going anywhere, pal!”

    -my favorite Sam Axe quote when he tries to save Michael Weston in the final season of episode 12, and then they fight because Sam is left with no other choice. Conviction vs conviction.

  11. sportnorcal says: Aug 24, 2014 2:55 AM

    Him and his Boomstick are headed elsewhere.

  12. Brandon in Northwest Suburbia says: Aug 24, 2014 3:56 AM

    Mustn’t forget Autolycus on Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, either.

  13. ohand16 says: Aug 24, 2014 5:09 AM

    Looks like Tarzan, plays like Jane

  14. lostsok says: Aug 24, 2014 7:16 AM

    Sam got Axed.

  15. longsufferingkcfan says: Aug 24, 2014 7:44 AM

    At least he can fall back on his job at S-Mart. Shop smart. Shop S-Mart.

  16. monropoobah says: Aug 24, 2014 8:00 AM

    will the jets find a starting corner? could be a passable season despite a tough schedule if they can shore things up in that area

  17. keepyerstickontheice says: Aug 24, 2014 1:34 PM

    Was it because the NFL won’t allow a player on the field who has a chainsaw for a hand?

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