Originally Posted by pcola
Of course this wouldn't be an issue if we had any depth what so ever. The bottom fifth of our roster is made up of players that wouldn't be in the league had it not been for the Jets.
My problem is that we cut players that we drated, took several months of training, and then cut them in favor of other team's cast offs. I can understand a player or two each year, but EVERY single year, we lead the league in waiver claims. So each year, we drop kids that we started to develop and then cut them in favor of another player that wasn't good enough to make another roster.
This is not the norm. And whoever said that teams cut half their draft classes, is missing the point. We cut them before opening Sunday. Not after their rookie season.
Actually it's the norm under Parcells. That's where Tanny picked it up.
You're talking primarily about roster numbers 49-53. Some of these players picked up were drafted by other teams that were cut for whatever reason ie coaching/system changes. All teams take shots on guys. What's the harm taking a look.
And of those 4 cut. 1 was claimed by St Louis. 1 has been up and down on the roster/PS. 1 was just promoted from the PS and the last one Griffin, who knows where he is. Brutal pick