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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...
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20 hours ago  |  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
3 days ago  |  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
7 days ago  |  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
15 days ago  |  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
19 days ago  |  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...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Zach Sudfeld might just be the best tight end on the roster

The 2014 New York Jets are filled with interesting position battles. Whether it's the battle for number two receiver, the number two corner, the battle for (possibly) both guard spots or the (not really a battle) battle for starting quarterback. But one positional battle no one seems to really be focusing on is at tight end.Maybe it's because most people assume rookie Jace...
Via Jets Insider.com
22 days ago  |  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
24 days ago  |  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...
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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...
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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

New York Jets – Training Camp Expectations

With the New York Jets one month away from training camp, let’s take a look at a few things to expect when the action picks up in Cortland. Disagree? Let’s hear it in the comment section, on Twitter or on Facebook. 1 – Geno Smith: Starting Quarterback - Marty Mornhinweg has already confirmed Smith will be taking 70-75% of the first team reps throughout camp, which shouldn’t...
Via Turn On The Jets
June 25, 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...
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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...
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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...
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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

Eric Decker got No. 87 from Jeff Cumberland for $25K and a steak dinner

It looks like Eric Decker will be keeping his No. 87 jersey with the New York Jets, but his lucky number did not come cheap. Jets tight end Jeff Cumberland has worn No. 87 in New York the last several years, and the 26-year-old knew better than to just hand it over. He reportedly made […]
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April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Eric Decker Paid Jeff Cumberland $27K & Steak Dinner For No. 87

Eric Decker is a rich man now so he can afford this. Decker of course signed a five year, $36 million with the Jets and wanted to continue wearing the No. 87 jersey.  Jets tight end Jeff Cumberland wore the number until both men came to an agreement over dinner. Eric Decker negotiated w/Jeff Cumberland to get his No. 87 back. I'm told the price was $25K & steak dinner. JC...
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April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Eric Decker Paid Jeff Cumberland $27K & Steak Dinner For No. 87

Eric Decker is a rich man now so he can afford this. Decker of course signed a five year, $36 million with the Jets and wanted to continue wearing the No. 87 jersey.  Jets tight end Jeff Cumberland wore the number until both men came to an agreement over dinner. Eric Decker negotiated w/Jeff Cumberland to get his No. 87 back. I'm told the price was $25K & steak dinner. JC...
Via BlackSportsOnline
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Grading the major New York Jets free agent moves

We’re a week into free agency now, so let’s recap what moves the New York Jets have made and grade each one. I won’t waste words – let’s jump right in: Franchise-tagging K Nick Folk, then re-signing him to a four-year, $12 million contract: Grade: A The franchise tag designation gave the Jets more time to negotiate with Folk, who made 33 of 36 field goals last year, without...
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March 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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