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JACOB TAMME RUMORS & GOSSIP

Three things Jacob Tamme needs to do for the Atlanta Falcons this season

Jacob Tamme proved that he can be the go-to tight end with the Indianapolis Colts and Denver Broncos. He has the potential to have a pro bowl type of season. He should fit well into Kyle Shanahan’s offensive schemes. The Falcons lost TE Tony Gonzalez to retirement a couple seasons ago. Tamme should provide valuable yards and key touchdowns that they’ve been missing since Gonzalez’s...
Via cover32
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons' Tamme making easy transition to life after Manning

ATLANTA (AP) Atlanta tight end Jacob Tamme was worried about playing with another quarterback after catching passes from Peyton Manning most of his career with Indianapolis and Denver. Tamme says he feared the adjustment might feel like ''falling off a cliff.'' Instead, Tamme says there has been no scary break-in period. The tight end says Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan has ''a lot...
Via AP on Fox
August 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Jacob Tamme earns induction into Kentucky Pro Football Hall of Fame

Jacob Tamme now has his name etched into Kentucky football history. According to Andrew Hirsh of AtlantaFalcons.com, Tamme has officially been selected as an inductee to the 2015 Kentucky Pro Football Hall of Fame. For the induction, Hirsh points out that Tamme will be inducted on Friday night in Louisville. The pass-catching tight end currently ranks No. 1 in terms of yards by tight...
Via Fox Sports
June 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Falcons find help at tight end by signing Jacob Tamme

ATLANTA (AP) The Atlanta Falcons have signed free agent Jacob Tamme, looking for help at tight end one year after the retirement of Tony Gonzalez. Tamme had 14 catches for 109 and two touchdowns with the Denver Broncos last season. He set career highs with 67 catches for 631 yards and four touchdowns with quarterback Peyton Manning and the Colts in 2010. He then followed Manning...
Via AP on Fox
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Falcons Hosting TE Jacob Tamme For A Visit, Has Offers From Two Teams

Mike Klis of the Denver Post reports that the Falcons are hosting free agent TE Jacob Tamme for a visit on Wednesday. Klis mentions that Tamme has offers from two teams including the Broncos, who reportedly stepped in and extended him an offer following the news that he is meeting with Atlanta. According to Klis, Tamme is seeking a ... The post Falcons Hosting TE Jacob Tamme...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Jacob Tamme gets game-tying TD; Send Broncos and Seahawks into OT (video)

The Denver Broncos trailed the Seattle Seahawks 17-3 in the second half of their SupeR bowl rematch in Week 3, but a furious rally by Denver tied the game late Broncos tight end Jacob Tamme caught a touchdown pass with 18 seconds left in the game. After that, Peyton Manning then hit Demaryius Thomas for the two-point […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
September 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Jacob Tamme restructures contract

The Denver Broncos got some salary cap breathing room Thursday after they restructured the contract of tight end Jacob Tamme. Per @FieldYates Tamme now has $1.25 million base, $28,125 per game he’s active and up to $1.3M in incentives, max is $3M — his former base. — Jeff Legwold (@Jeff_Legwold) September 4, 2014   The Broncos have been working at getting their payroll down...
Via Mile High Sports
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Broncos Restructure TE Jacob Tamme’s Contract

  The Denver Broncos restructured TE Jacob Tamme‘s contract in recent days, according to Jeff Legwold. According to Field Yates of ESPN, Tamme’s reworked contract includes a base salary of $1.25 million and another $1.3 million in incentives. The max value of his deal is still $3 million. Tamme, 29, is entering the final year of his three-year, $9 million contract that included ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Broncos release TE Joel Dreessen

The Denver Broncos announced Tuesday they they have designated tight end Joel Dreessen as released/failed physical, ending his two-year run with the team. Dressen, a nine-year veteran, joined the Broncos prior to the 2012 season after playing five seasons with the Houston Texans. Dressen, a former Colorado State player, caught 41 passes for 356 yards and five touchdowns in his...
Via Sports-Glory
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

TE Tamme turns into Manning's security blanket

Jacob Tamme was the OTHER free agent who chose Denver as his destination last year after making a name for himself in Indianapolis. His familiarity with Peyton Manning paid off with a starting role for the Broncos in 2012, and he ranked third on the club in catches (52) and yards receiving (555) to go along with two TDs. That all changed this season with the emergence of Julius...
Via AP on Fox
November 28, 2013  |  Discuss
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