Jets To Release K Cairo Santos

The Jets will release kicker Cairo Santos on Wednesday, Adam Schefter of tweets. The move was expected after the Jets claimed Jason Myers off waivers to join Taylor Bertolet on the depth chart. 

Santos is dealing with a groin problem, which has been a recurring issue for him throughout his career. The Jets were high on Santos when they signed him in March, but as one source told Schefter, the Jets “just haven’t been able to see enough of him.”

Last year, he missed most of training camp with the Chiefs due to his chronic groin injury and he later aggravated the injury in Week 3. He signed with the Bears after his release, but the same problem landed him on IR.

The Jets also auditioned Kai Forbath on Wednesday, so they might not be done shuffling kickers.

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