The New York Jets aren't done chopping veterans off the roster in order to clear up salary-cap space ahead of Tuesday's free agency rush.
Savings aside, it's another Rex Ryan favorite sent packing, and the Jets have lost a proven run-stopper. Pouha -- drafted by New York in 2005 -- struggled through back pain this past season and wasn't at his best, but he's bound to find work as a 3-4 interior lineman.
Pouha's exit suggests a larger role for Kenrick Ellis in 2013. Ellis has started just four games for the Jets during his first two seasons, but he will be asked to step up. The Jets also have Damon Harrison and Junior Aumavae on the roster. Expect Ryan to seek out interior line help in the 2013 NFL Draft. While the Jets have some intriguing young players up front, this very much is a team in flux.
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