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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
3 days ago  |  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
9 days ago  |  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
12 days ago  |  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
15 days ago  |  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
25 days ago  |  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

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

What's happening after a week of Jets' camp

CORTLAND, NY -- A week into the Jets' holding training camp at SUNY Cortland, second round pick, rookie tight end Jace Amaro continues to battle injury, the playbook and his own hands at times thus far in camp.The saving grace of these developments have been the one pleasant surprise at camp that Jets fans clamored for in the emergence of 'Baby Gronk'.Zach Sudfeld coming...
Via Jets Insider.com
August 01, 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

New York Jets Training Camp Preview: TE’s

Tight End Projected starters: Jeff Cumberland, Jace Amaro (R) Projected back-up’s: Zach Sudfeld Battling for roster spot: Colin Anderson, Terrence Miller (R), Chris Pantale All eyes are on: Rookie tight end Jace Amaro. Selected in the 2nd round of the 2014 NFL Draft (49th overall), expectations are high for Amaro.Speaking of expectations, Amaro expects to become a vital piece to...
Via cover32 - Jets
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

TOJ Jets Roster Preview: The Hybrids

We finished previewing the New York Jets defense right here. Today, we move on to the offense, starting with the tight ends: Jeff Cumberland, Jace Amaro, and Zach Sudfeld.  Disagree with our review? Let us know in the comment section or over on Twitter… Jeff Cumberland – 675 offensive snaps (64 percent) – 26 receptions, 398 yards, 4 touchdowns  Cumberland had a relatively...
Via Turn On The Jets
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 New York Jets Training Camp – Who To Watch – Part 1

As training camp approaches, the New York Jets practices will become a microcosm of the New York Stock Exchange. There will be good and bad practices had by everyone before the (preseason) games are played. So Jet fans, which will you be watching during training camp? Here are my guys on offense to keep an eye on, for various reasons… Zach Sudfeld: The former New England Patriot...
Via Turn On The Jets
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

TOJ Whiteboard – New York Jets Get Six Edition

Welcome to the TOJ Whiteboard, where we provide a concise breakdown of a pair of New York Jets plays from the previous season. Today we are looking at two redzone touchdown passes from Geno Smith, one to David Nelson and one to Jeremy Kerley. Make sure to leave your questions or comments below or over on our Twitter account… The Jets come out in an empty shotgun with yet ANOTHER...
Via Turn On The Jets
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets' Cumberland settling into role as 'that veteran guy'

BY NICK ST. DENISWhen tight end Jeff Cumberland joined the New York Jets as an undrafted rookie in 2010, he had then third-year pass-catcher Dustin Keller and seventh-year journeyman Ben Hartsock to lean on.Last year, he had former Pro-Bowler Kellen Winslow at his disposal.In 2014, Cumberland is on his own. Or, at least, he's now the one being leaned on.“In my room, I have...
Via AFC East Daily
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Draft: Jets Select TE Jace Amaro (Texas Tech) in the Second Round

Image: USATSI With their 49th overall selection, the Jets selected the third tight end off the board, and arguably the second-best of the draft. Jace Amaro has been a Jets fan-favorite, within the remaining talent pool. A large amount of wide receivers were left on the board at the time of the pick, including WR Allen Robinson, WR Cody Latimer, WR Jarvis Landry. However, given the...
Via One Jet At A Time
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets local Pro Day and Paul Carrezola, TE/FB Rutgers

In 2013, Paul Carrezola recorded one catch for six yards at SMU (105) and started the season opener at Fresno State (829) at tight end and made one reception for 11 yards. He was named to the Pre-season All-American Athletic Conference Third Team by Phil Steele. Carrezola played both fullback and tight end at Rutgers. Carrezola, worked out at the New York Jets local Pro Day allowi...
Via College2Pro.com
April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Eric Decker Gets No. 87 From Jeff Cumberland For $25K And A Steak Dinner

Eric Decker will wear No. 87 when he takes the field as a New York Jet this season, but keeping his lucky number came at a pretty steep price. Decker, who has worn the No. 87 jersey since the Denver Broncos selected him with the 87th overall pick in the 2010 NFL draft, faced a problem when he signed a five-year, $36.25 million contract with the Jets back in March. The number was...
Via NESN.com
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Eric Decker gave Jeff Cumberland $25K and a steak dinner for the number 87

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; New Jets wide receiver Eric Decker was able to get his number while tight end Jeff Cumberland received some extra cash and a nice steak dinner. Eric Decker negotiated w/Jeff Cumberland to get his No. 87 back. I'm told the price was $25K & steak dinner. JC is a smart business man ...
Via Pro Football Zone
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Eric Decker shelled out $25K (and a steak dinner) to land No. 87 Jets jersey

When Eric Decker signed his 5-year, $26.25 million deal with the New York Jets a few weeks ago, one aspect of moving to his new team nagged at him: Someone on the roster already was wearing his No. 87 jersey. Jeff Cumberland, who signed a three-year deal in the offseason to stay with the Jets, […] The post Eric Decker shelled out $25K (and a steak dinner) to land No. 87 Jets jersey...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Eric Decker pays Jeff Cumberland $25,000 for No. 87 jersey

When Eric Decker signed with the New York Jets, one of the questions fans wanted answered was what jersey number he’d wear since the number he wore while with the Broncos was already in use. Tight end Jeff Cumberland was already wearing the No. 87 jersey for the Jets and he wasn’t about to give it up to Decker for nothing. As a result, Decker is treating Cumberland to a steak...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Eric Decker reportedly paid big to get No. 87 with Jets

A few weeks ago new, New York Jets wide receiver Eric Decker joked that he and Jeff Cumberland would have to negotiate over the jersey number or he’d have to find both a new home and new number. Well today the New York Daily News learned that the two reached an agreement and luckily for Decker he’ll only have to pick a new home. The jersey didn’t come cheap either as Cumberland...
Via My Sports Rumors
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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