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Jeff Cumberland, not Dustin Keller was the New York Jets' leading tight end in 2012. And Cumberland just might have a better shot at being on New York's roster this upcoming season.According to Connor Orr of the Star-Ledger, the Jets tendered Cumberland, a restricted free agent, Friday.They put the lowest-level tender on the second-year tight end, which is worth $1.32 million and would allow the Jets to match the offer of another team if Cumberland was sought out. The Jets, however, wouldn't receive a compensatory draft pick if Cumberland were to receive an offer from another squad that the Jets didn't counter.Cumberland caught 29 passes for 359 yards and three touchdowns last year in spelling for the oft-injured Keller. Keller hauled in 28 receptions for 317 yards and two touchdowns. It is worth noting, however, that Keller was targeted just 36 times to Cumberland's 53.Gang Green's brass reportedly met with Keller's camp at the NFL Combine last month, th...
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Welcome to the new New York Jets, where ok is good enough. Where accuracy is not that important. In the words of recently released linebacker Bart Scott, "Can't wait" for next season.
The Jets' new offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg touched on a few things in an interview on the Jets official website, and dropped this notable tidbit, brought to our attention...
The New York Jets have re-signed linebacker Josh Mauga, one of the team's four restricted free agents, to a one-year contract.
Agent Michael Hoffman confirmed the deal on his Twitter page Saturday. Mauga is a key backup and special teams performer who missed 11 games last season with a torn pectoral muscle.
The Jets decided not to offer Mauga a low tender offer of $1.32 million...
According to Kareem Copeland of NFL.com, the New York Jets have asked receiver Santonio Holmes to take a pay cut to help the team acquire some free agents. Good luck.
Holmes has been one of the more selfish players, arguing with quarterback Mark Sanchez in the huddle, trashing teammates in the locker room, so if he agrees it will come as a big surprise. Copeland writes:
It's starting to be clear to the New York Jets that NO ONE in the NFL wants their quarterback Tim Tebow. Due to that, it's being reported by ESPN New York that the Jets [if all other options have failed to trade Tebow] will simply release Tebow."I don't see anyone trading for Tebow," said a NFL personnel director. "If the Jets get compensation, that&...
According to Rich Cimini of ESPNNewYork.com, the Jets have asked wide receiver Santonio Holmes to take a pay cut.
The two sides are still talking, according to a source, with the Jets insisting that he reduce his $11 million base salary. The team needs the cap space as it heads into free agency.
It’s a bit complicated because Holmes is guaranteed $7.5 million whether he’s on...
Adam Schefter from ESPN said that the Jets are "determined" to deal cornerback Darrelle Revis before next month's draft.Fantasy Spin:Revis' trade value would have been significantly higher if he hadn't torn his ACL last season. Atlanta, Detroit, San Francisco and Tampa Bay have all been mentioned as potential landing spots for the Pro Bowl corner.
No one knows who is really interested in Darrelle Revis. So, many different factors to consider, that I am sure teams are going back and forth, if it is worth the risk.
If this was a 100% healthy Darrelle Revis it would be a no-brianer, but it isn’t, so teams are hesitant to give up draft picks and big money to him.
Broncos according to reports though, are inquiring.
Darrelle Revis could be changing shades of green next season.
Rumors abound that the New York Jets are frantically shopping their star cornerback. One team that’s rumored to be interested is the Philadelphia Eagles, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer. Jeff McLane reports Eagles general manager Howie Roseman is putting an offer together to bring Revis to Philadelphia.
Tim Tebow has been one athlete open about his Christianity and by doing so has received his share of backlash. His comments on Friday at Liberty University is sure to raise more talk.
“In the end, football is just a silly game. Greatness comes from serving,” Tebow reportedly told the crowd.
Tebow will continue his stay at the university this weekend to participate in the Wildfire...