Found August 02, 2013 on Jets Insider.com:
CORTLAND, NY - Jets tight end Jeff Cumberland finished last season with 359 receiving yards and three touchdowns. Before the team signed veteran Kellen Winslow before camp, it looked like Cumberland would take the top spot. He did come to replace Dustin Keller last season when he was plagued with repeated ankle issues. Now it's yet another competition for the number one tight end spot.But Cumberland says it's something he's used to. He's ready to compete with Winslow, who hasn't played a full game in the league since 2011. "There's been competition at the tight end position ever since...
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