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Jets' Oday Aboushi talks to the media in the locker room after NFL football rookie minicamp in Florham Park, N.J. (May 10, 2013)

Jets on the bubble for final roster spots

Competition . . . competition . . . competition. It seems to be the only word the Jets feel comfortable uttering around these days. From the start of minicamp to now, the front office and coaches have said just about every roster spot is up for grabs. With a little over a week until their regular-season opener, the Jets still have yet to announce their starting quarterback. But the same is true for some bubble guys looking to make an impression. Newsday's Kimberley A. Martin looks at five Jets who will be fighting for jobs against the Eagles.

MOHAMED MASSAQUOI, WR He's a proven veteran, who
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MOHAMED MASSAQUOI, WR
He's a proven veteran, who reminds Rex Ryan of Jerricho Cotchery. But there only are so many spots for wide receivers, especially with the recent activation of Santonio Holmes off the physically unable to perform list. Massaquoi arrived last week, following his release from the Jaguars, and caught two passes in three targets for 36 yards against the Giants. He's got good hands and is a solid route-runner, but the odds aren't stacked in his favor. |

ODAY ABOUSHI, LT Draft selection doesn't always guarantee
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ODAY ABOUSHI, LT
Draft selection doesn't always guarantee roster spots and Aboushi has yet to impress consistently. He's got great size (6-5, 308) but he sometimes has trouble recovering if he initially gets beat. He also has to work on his foot speed. Working in his favor, however, is his size and his position. If D'Brickashaw Ferguson is sidelined for any reason, Aboushi may be passed over for the newly re-signed Jason Smith. If cut, Aboushi should wind up on the practice squad. |

MICHAEL CAMPBELL, WR Campbell got just nine reps
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MICHAEL CAMPBELL, WR
Campbell got just nine reps on offense and seven on special teams against the Giants. And with a crowded receivers room, there doesn't appear to be that many opportunities in his future past Thursday night. The Temple product should be a candidate for the practice squad. |

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LANIER COLEMAN, DT The Jets' defensive line is
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LANIER COLEMAN, DT
The Jets' defensive line is a crowded place to be. And unfortunately for Coleman, the unit is stacked with athletic and talented guys. He's currently listed on the depth chart behind rookie defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson and veteran Antonio Garay. He also didn't play at all against the Giants. |

MIKE EDWARDS, CB Ryan loves his cornerbacks, but
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MIKE EDWARDS, CB
Ryan loves his cornerbacks, but the Jets just have too many defensive backs as it is. Edwards has just one tackle to his name this preseason and got just two reps -- on special teams -- against the Giants. Though physical, Edwards (5-10, 186) is somewhat undersized. He also is stuck behind Darrin Walls and Ellis Lankster for playing time. |

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