Wallace Wright/WR - Wright was a key special teams player for the New York Jets last season.
Steve Justice/C - There were some personnel evaluators that believed he could
eventually push for a starting job down the line with the Indianapolis Colts who
drafted him in 2008.
Ed Johnson/DT - He worked out for the team last season, so they've decided to
take an expanded look at him.
Marcus Hudson/CB - He'll see most of his playing time on special teams.
Jake Delhomme/QB - The team simply decided it was time to move on from
the veteran signal caller. Despite his struggles over the past few seasons,
Delhomme found a starting job with the Cleveland Browns.
A.J. Feeley/QB - His departure leaves the team very thin on depth at the
Josh McCown/QB - The journeyman signal caller should find a new home by the
start of training camps.
Brad Hoover/FB - Second-year FB Tony Fiammetta is his replacement.
Muhsin Muhammad/WR - The veteran receiver, who turns 37 next month, remains
Keydrick Vincent/G - The veteran interior offensive lineman remains unsigned.
Third-year OL Mackenzy Bernadeau is his likely replacement.
Rhys Lloyd/K - The kickoff specialist found a new home with the Minnesota Vikings.
Ma'ake Kemoeatu/DT - He's coming off of a torn Achilles and the team apparently
wasn't going to wait to see where he was physically at the start of training
Damione Lewis/DT - With no salary cap to deal with, the team decided to part
ways with the veteran interior defensive lineman.
Hollis Thomas/DT - It was thought that he was just signed for depth purposes
last season, but he wound up starting 13 games for the Panthers.
Julius Peppers/DE - Second-year DE Everette Brown will be expected to pick up
the slack from Peppers' departure.
Landon Johnson/LB - He's yet another veteran that was released. Johnson saw most
of his playing time last season on special teams.
Na'il Diggs/LB - Diggs found a home with the St. Louis Rams where he should be
able to start.
Dante Wesley/CB - He was one of their better special teams players. Wesley
signed with the Lions.
Quinton Teal/S - Teal, who wasn't tendered as a restricted free agent, saw a
majority of his playing time last season on special teams.
Pre-Draft Team Needs
Defensive Tackle - The team is down to several backups challenging for
the two starting jobs.
Wide Receiver - The team badly needs to develop a younger receiver who
could start opposite Steve Smith. It's apparent that Dwayne Jarrett won't be
Defensive End - With Peppers gone, depth and talent at defensive end is a big
Quarterback - The team has to make a decision on who will be their starting
quarterback for years to come--Matt Moore or a rookie?
Other Issues to Address
Right Tackle Depth
Outside Linebacker Depth