Running back Joe McKnight and Stephen Peterman were among 14 players released by the Jets on Monday morning.
Gone is the man considered by many to be one of the best players in team history, and perhaps the best cornerback in the NFL. But, Rex Ryan believes Antonio Cromartie can handle the load of being the main guy.
The move Tuesday gives the Jets’ struggling running game some added depth behind starter Shonn Greene and backups Bilal Powell and Joe McKnight.
Thomas is back with the Jets – and he wants to finish his career with his original team.
The New York Jets have released linebacker Bryan Thomas, their longest-tenured player, to make room on their roster for cornerback Donnie Fletcher, who was signed off the practice squad.