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New York Jets Passing Game Breakdown – Where Is Jace?

Last week against the Kansas City Chiefs, Jeff Cumberland played 53 snaps to Jace Amaro’s 35. He received two targets, both of which were incomplete while Amaro received zero targets. Over the first half of the season Cumberland has played 472 snaps (83%) and Amaro has played 235 snaps (41%). Amaro has caught 32 of his 39 targets (83%), while Cumberland has only caught 15 of his...
Via Turn On The Jets
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Vick broke Jeff Cumberland’s finger with a pass, WOW

Last week, the New York Jets were forced to play Michael Vick after Geno Smith’s pathetic start against the Buffalo Bills throwing 3 interceptions in less than 10 minutes in the first quarter.  The Jets players were able to see what Vick and and it sounds like he won the locker room over with his […] The post Michael Vick broke Jeff Cumberland’s finger with a pass, WOW appeared...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Vick broke teammate’s finger with bullet pass

At 34-years-old, Michael Vick has lost a considerable deal of speed, athleticism, and overall playmaking ability. But cannon of a left arm, as Jets tight end Jeff Cumberland can attest to, remains well intact. According to Metro New York, Vick broke the middle finger of Cumberland, who attempted to catch a bullet pass from the veteran quarterback during last week's loss to...
Via Helmet2Helmet
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets' Jeff Cumberland grimaces while getting finger popped back into place (VIDEO)

That snap, crackle and pop you heard on the sideline of MetLife Stadium Sunday wasn't just the whole Jets team falling apart against the Bills, it was also the sound of their tight end, Jeff Cumberland, having his dislocated finger twisted back into place.Cumberland had his finger popped back in by a member of the Jets' medical staff after an incomplete pass from Michael...
Via The Other Paper
October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Gronk vs. Bears a favorable matchup for Patriots

BY NICK ST. DENISThe way things are trending, New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski could have a big day Sunday against the Chicago Bears.Chicago is ranked 30th in the NFL against tight ends, according to Football Outsiders, giving up 69.9 yards and just under eight receptions a game to opponents at that position.Gronkowski is heating up of late, having accumulated 18 catches...
Via AFC East Daily
October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

TOJ – New York Jets Tight End Grade Sheet (Week 7)

Every week Cole Patterson will break down the performance of the New York Jets tight ends. Here is his take on week seven.  Grading Scale: Tight end is an interesting position to grade out, given that they are responsible for both receiving and blocking. As receivers in this offense, tight ends will be asked to line up anywhere from slot, to split end, to flanker and be responsible...
Via Turn On The Jets
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets Passing Game Breakdown – The Inconsistent Geno Smith

For this week’s passing game breakdown, let’s take a closer look at five plays from Geno Smith against the New England Patriots. This past Thursday was arguably Smith’s best performance of the season, as he flashed his potential and avoided any turnovers. Yet, he was not without a few errors.  The Good: A dime to Decker on Revis Island. There isn’t a Jets fan in the world...
Via Turn On The Jets
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Cumberland NOT Amaro Finds End-zone vs. Patriots

Jets tight end Jeff Cumberland has taken a backseat to Jace Amaro of late, but he was the better tight end Thursday night.Fantasy Spin:Cumberland caught 3-of-4 targets for 50 yards and a touchdown. He's still not fantasy owrthy.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

TOJ – New York Jets Tight End Grade Sheet (Week 5): The Case for Jace

Normally, in this post, I go over the individual performances of the New York Jets tight ends: Jeff Cumberland, Jace Amaro, and Zach Sudfeld. If you’ve been keeping track or following my grade sheets you’ll know that, to this point in the season, the tight ends have been making little to no impact on paper. In fact, outside of dropping a few balls and whiffing a few key blocks...
Via Turn On The Jets
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets “Passing Game” Breakdown – Week 5

It is stretch to call anything that the New York Jets did this past Sunday, a “passing game.” Let’s dig through the muck and see if we can pull any key findings out and then make a few suggestions on how the team can improve going forward. WARNING: What are you about to see may be graphic and difficult for a normal functioning NFL fan to tolerate… Quarterbacks Geno Smith...
Via Turn On The Jets
October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Initial Reaction – New York Jets Dumpster Fire

The New York Jets put on a pathetic display of football today in San Diego, losing 31-0. Statistically, this game is borderline incomprehensible, as their two quarterbacks combined to go 13/32 for 60 yards, their defense allowed 439 total yards, including 162 rushing (to San Diego’s 4th string running back!) and didn’t cross the 50 yard line until garbage time in the 4th quarter...
Via Turn On The Jets
October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets Passing Game Breakdown – Week 3 (Redzone Edition)

Welcome back to our weekly New York Jets passing game breakdown, primarily focusing on the quarterback and receivers. Let us know any plays you want to see going forward down in the comment section or on Twitter! Today we’ll look at what went wrong for the New York Jets in the redzone against the Chicago Bears… Quarterbacks Geno Smith: 26/43 (60%), 316 yards, 1 touchdowns,...
Via Turn On The Jets
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

TOJ – New York Jets Tight End Grade Sheet (Week 3)

Every week Cole Patterson will break down the performance of the New York Jets tight ends. Here is his take on week three.  Grading Scale: Tight end is an interesting position to grade out, given that they are responsible for both receiving and blocking. As receivers in this offense, tight ends will be asked to line up anywhere from slot, to split end, to flanker and be responsible...
Via Turn On The Jets
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

TOJ Roundtable – New York Jets Need Touchdowns Edition

The TOJ Roundtable is back. Make sure to give everybody a follow on Twitter and to let us know your opinion down in the comment section below! Today’s question is… How can the New York Jets fix their problems in the redzone?  Joe Caporoso – Marty Mornhinweg has long had issues with redzone playcalling (ask any Eagles fan about this) and many times the problem stems from trying...
Via Turn On The Jets
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets Super Fast Friday – Week 2

We here at TOJ want to hear from you guys. We’re calling on our readers for the “It Ain’t Easy Being Green” Contest to send us your best Game Day stories/experiences, they can be good,  bad, tragic or triumphant but we want fans to tell us their stories. We’re working to bring you some awesome prizes for the best ones we hear. You can send written submissions via email...
Via Turn On The Jets
September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets Passing Game Breakdown – Week 1

Welcome to our weekly New York Jets passing game breakdown, where we take a closer look at the performance of the team’s quarterback and wide receivers, along with the tight ends and running backs when applicable. Let us know any plays you want to see going forward down in the comment section or on Twitter! Quarterback Geno Smith: 23/28 (82%), 221 yards, 1 TD, 1 INT. 38 rushing...
Via Turn On The Jets
September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

TOJ – New York Jets Tight End Grade Sheet (Week 1)

Every week Cole Patterson will break down the performance of the New York Jets tight ends. Here is his take on week one.  Grading Scale: Tight end is an interesting position to grade out, given that they are responsible for both receiving and blocking. As receivers in this offense, tight ends will be asked to line up anywhere from slot, to split end, to flanker and be responsible...
Via Turn On The Jets
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

NimbleTV Turn On The Jets 12 Pack – New York Jets Offensive Philosophy 

Welcome back to the TOJ 12 Pack. We are only 9 days away from the New York Jets kicking off against the Oakland Raiders (!) – If you will be on the road this season, make sure to utilize NimbleTV to catch all your Jets action. For today’s 12 Pack, we are going to break down the team’s offensive philosophy for 2014… 1. The New York Jets want to run the football. This isn’t...
Via Turn On The Jets
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

TOJ Film Breakdown – Jace Amaro vs. Bengals

With starting tight end Jeff Cumberland out with an injury, New York Jets second round pick Jace Amaro got an extended opportunity against the Cincinnati Bengals this past Saturday. We took a second look at the game with a focus on Amaro, grading out his plays right here:   https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/17YmHDx29XZlXc2dypnqerxfezRQw4Az26WfduRi3feE/edit#gid=0 (screenshot...
Via Turn On The Jets
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Try to keep up: 10 New York Jets preseason talking points

After another wild week of team news, the New York Jets are gearing up to play host to their same-stadium rivals, the New York Giants, Friday night at 7:30 p.m. on CBS. Without being crazy on a Tebow-media-circus level, there’s been plenty going on around Jets camp recently. None of the following items needed a full 500 words, so each gets its own blurb instead. 1. Antonio Allen‘s...
Via isportsweb.com
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets Fantasy Football Outlook

The New York Jets added Michael Vick, Chris Johnson and Eric Decker to their roster this offseason, in an effort to put some points on the scoreboard.  Vick will most likely ride the bench most of the season behind Geno Smith, but Johnson and Decker could be the playmakers the Jets offense have missed since LaDainian Tomlinson and Braylon Edwards back in 2010.  Last season...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets Playbook – Breaking In The New Personnel

The New York Jets displayed a handful of intriguing personnel groupings and formations in their pre-season debut against the Indianapolis Colts. While you don’t want to read too much into what you see in August, the plays still provide a general preview for how the Jets plan to use certain players. Let’s take a quick look at five of those formations and plays… Play 1 This...
Via Turn On The Jets
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Reaction to New York Jets First Depth Chart

It is important to avoid reading too much into early camp depth charts released by an organization. Some may say an article of this nature inherently reads too much into it. But hell, where’s the fun in that? New York Jets first depth chart. Quarterback Controversy? Psych! Geno Smith is listed as the number one quarterback on the depth chart, ahead of Michael Vick. The speculation...
Via Turn On The Jets
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets – A Closer Look At Projected Tight End Use

The New York Jets have compiled an interesting group of players at the tight end position for 2014. Jeff Cumberland is a 6’4 converted college wide receiver, who has the straight line speed of a split end but weighs 260 pounds. Jace Amaro is two inches taller than Cumberland but is also 260 pounds and functioned as a highly productive slot receiver for Texas Tech last year. Finally...
Via Turn On The Jets
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets Team News: Training Camp Edition Part 1

The New York Jets took the field Thursday morning, opening their training camp in preparation for the upcoming 2014 season. Gang Green have only had three practices thus far, but there are always plenty storylines coming out of New York.Tight end Jeff Cumberland was absent from the first day of camp after learning of the passing of his uncle. He returned to Cortland the following...
Via Football Nation
July 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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