Jets release three

The NFL is a cut throat business. Three players were released on Tuesday, before truly getting a chance to show what they can do.

The New York Jets announced today that they have waived wide receivers Rob Turner and Rob Milanese and punter Tim Morgan. The announcement was made by the Jets' personnel departement.

Turner is a 6-3, 200-pound first-year wide receiver from Central Michigan University. The native of Fort Lauderdale, Florida played in 44 collegiate games in four seasons for the Chippewas, catching 112 passes for 1,363 yards and five touchdowns. He was signed to the Jets' practice squad on December 17, 2003 and was added to the active roster at the conclusion of the 2003 season.

Milanese is a 5-9, 179-pound wide receiver out of the University of Pennsylvania. He first signed as a rookie free agent with the New England Patriots on May 2, 2003 and participated in their mini-camps before being released on July 17, 2003. He signed as a free agent with the Jets on January 6, 2004.

Morgan, a 6-5, 243-pound punter from San Jose State, signed with the Jets as a free agent on February 10, 2004. He originally entered the NFL as a rookie agent with the Cincinnati Bengals in 2000, and also spent time with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2002) and Green Bay Packers (2003), but has never played in a regular season NFL game.

These decisions have to be exceedingly frustrating for the three players, who never even got show their wares in minicamp or training camp.

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