Report: Jets cut four veterans

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NEW YORK - The New York Jets are reportedly set to waive offensive tackle Damien Woody, defensive tackle Kris Jenkins, linebacker Jason Taylor and defensive end Vernon Gholston.

According to the New York Daily News, the moves are expected to take place at some point this week. Woody, however, was not as patient, using the social network to announce the news on Monday night.

"Just informed about my release....I want to thank the Jets and all the fans out there...it was a great ride!" Woody wrote on his Twitter page.

The Daily News' report indicated there is a possibly the Jets could re-sign the four players at a reduced salary.

Woody, 33, has started in 166 of the 173 games he has appeared in during his 12-year career. He suffered a season-ending Achilles injury in New York's AFC Wild Card win over the Indianapolis Colts in January.

Jenkins, a four-time Pro Bowl selection, has been with the Jets the last three seasons. The 6-foot-4, 360-pound Maryland product has played just seven games the last two years as a result of knee injuries.

Taylor, the 2006 Defensive Player of the Year and six-time Pro Bowl selection, signed with the Jets prior to the 2010 season and posted five sacks, upping the 36-year-old's career total to 132 1/2.

Gholston, the sixth overall pick in the 2008 draft, has recorded just 42 tackles with no sacks in his three years in New York.

The four player combine for 39 years of NFL experience.


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