The Jets announced that they’ve placed right tackle Breno Giacomini on the PUP list, meaning he will miss a minimum of six games before returning to action.
Gang Green is reportedly considering adding a free agent tackle, though one option — Will Beatty — recently came off the market when he re-signed with the Giants. Players such as Jake Long or Anthony Davis (who is thought to be available via trade) could also be options. Otherwise, the Jets will likely rely on either Ben Ijalana or Brent Qvale to fill in for Giacomini. Ijalana has seven appearances and zero starts on his resume. Qvale, meanwhile, suited up for all 16 of the Jets’ games in 2015, but the former undrafted free agent only made one start.
With this move, the Jets are now at the league-mandated roster maximum of 53.
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