9 NFL Veterans Sitting On The Roster Bubble

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Peria Jerry

The former first-round pick, Jerry had 3.5 sacks a season ago playing as a rotational defensive lineman. Now Jerry is sitting as the second-string right defensive end behind Jonathan Babineaux in a rotation that now includes Paul Soliai and Tyson Jackson, who were added in free agency.

Jerry was drafted when Atlanta used a different defensive front, and his lack of production may spell the end of his time with the team. He’ll likely have a chance to shed the “bust” label elsewhere.

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