Baylor's Griffin among Jets' cuts

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Former Baylor player Robert Griffin has been cut. No, not that one.


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The Jets released 15 players Friday, including tackle Robert T. Griffin, who blocked for Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III at Baylor and was New York's sixth-round draft pick. He is not related to the Redskins quarterback chosen No. 2 overall in the draft.

Quarterback Matt Simms, the son of Phil Simms, also was released. He was not expected to earn the third-string job ahead of Greg McElroy.

Other cuts were safety D'Anton Lynn, defensive backs LeQuan Lewis and Julian Posey; defensive end Jay Richardson; linebackers Brett Roy and Marcus Dowtin; nose tackle Martin Tevaseu; receivers Eron Riley and Joseph Collins; guard Fredrick Koloto; center Matt Kroul; tight end Tarren Lloyd; and punter Spencer Lanning.

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