Jets release first depth chart

August, 10, 2011
Here's the first official depth chart, three deep (rookies in italics):


WR Plaxico Burress, Jeremy Kerley, Logan Payne
LT D'Brickashaw Ferguson, Dennis Landolt, Chris Duron
LG Matt Slauson, Chris Stewart, Taylor Boggs
C Nick Mangold, Robby Felix, Zane Taylor
RG Brandon Moore, Robert Turner, Matt Kroul
RT Wayne Hunter, Vladimir Ducasse, Pete Clifford
TE Dustin Keller, Matt Mulligan, Jeff Cumberland
WR Santonio Holmes, Derrick Mason, Patrick Turner
QB Mark Sanchez, Mark Brunell, Greg McElroy
FB John Conner, Brian Toal
RB Shonn Greene, LaDainian Tomlinson, Joe McKnight


DE Muhammad Wilkerson, Ropati Pitoitua, Jarron Gilbert
NT Sione Pouha, Kenrick Ellis, Martin Tevaseu
DT Mike DeVito, Marcus Dixon, Lorenzo Washington
OLB Bryan Thomas, Jamaal Westerman, Stafford Gatling
WILL Bart Scott, Nick Bellore, Brashton Satele
MIKE David Harris, Josh Mauga, Joey LaRocque
OLB Calvin Pace, Garrett McIntyre, Brandon Long
CB Darrelle Revis, Kyle Wilson, Donald Strickland
CB Antonio Cromartie, Marquice Cole, Julian Posey
S Eric Smith, Brodney Pool, Emanuel Cook
S Jim Leonhard, Dwight Lowery, Byron Landor


K Nick Folk, Nick Novak
P T.J. Conley, Chris Bryan
H T.J. Conley, Chris Bryan
PR Jeremy Kerley, Kyle Wilson, Joe McKnight
KR Jeremy Kerley, Kyle Wilson, Antonio Cromartie
LS Tanner Purdum, Matt Mulligan

Analysis: No real surprises, except for maybe Conley ahead of Bryan. So far, Bryan has outpunted Conley ... Clearly, there are some depth issues on the offensive line and an inside linebacker ... Kerley is going to be a busy man ... Five experienced corners, always a plus in Rex Ryan's system ... Payne vs. Turner for the fifth receiver spot. Right now, Payne gets the edge because of special teams.

Rich Cimini

ESPN New York Jets reporter



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