Jets' post-purge roster could be a 30 for 30 (times two) film

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Any player on the New York Jets born in 1987 or before falls into the endangered category.

The Jets are no country for old men, as David Harris (33) and Eric Decker (30) can attest after Tuesday's roster overhaul. Only four players in the 30-and-up category remain on the roster, which is rather stunning.

In 2016, it was 13 players.

Are any of the current 30s in jeopardy? Let's take a look:

QB Josh McCown, 37: The Jets are into him for $6 million, so he's not going anywhere. His one-year contract included a $3 million signing bonus and a $3 million guaranteed salary. He probably will be the opening-day starter.

LS Tanner Purdum, 32: Say hello to the longest-tenured member of the Jets, the lone holdover from their last playoff team (2010). How wild is that? Purdum is the only long-snapper on the roster, but that doesn't guarantee anything. An injury or a sharp decline in his performance could easily result in a pink slip.

RB Matt Forte, 31: He appears safe -- for now. For one thing, his $4 million salary is fully guaranteed, meaning they have to pay him whether he's on the team or not. It's similar to the Darrelle Revis situation. Another factor: Forte and Bilal Powell are the only proven backs on the roster.

NT Steve McLendon, 31: He might be feeling a bit uneasy after Tuesday's moves. His salary is a non-guaranteed $3 million, including $250,000 in roster bonuses, and he's being pushed by Deon Simon. Mike Pennel, formerly of the Green Bay Packers, is another experienced nose tackle on the roster.