The final 53-man roster will be announced in just under two weeks as the New York Jets look toward a fresh start in 2013.
Training camp and the preseason always present an opportunity for undrafted free agents and second-tier players to prove themselves worthy of earning spots on an NFL roster.
The Jets entered camp with a multitude of question marks across the depth chart, stemming from an offseason overhaul led by new general manager John Idzik in an effort to fix the team's dire salary cap situation.
The Jets noticeably lacked playmakers on offense when training camp commenced, although some players have risen to the occasion. In addition, blundering uncertainty at safety was initially a severe concern.
Head coach Rex Ryan also revamped a formerly formidable defense with an emphasis on youth, granting starting opportunities to role players.
The following slideshow examines the Jets' most positive preseason surprises so far: