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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
1 day 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
2 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...
Via cover32 - Jets
8 days ago  |  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
11 days ago  |  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
11 days ago  |  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

New York Jets Preliminary Fantasy Football Outlook

The New York Jets have been a fantasy football wasteland the past few years. Can things improve in 2014? Let’s take a quick look at their prominent skill position players and what reasonable expectations for production should be: 1. Eric Decker - Decker should lead the Jets in overall and redzone targets. He won’t match his production in Denver from 2013 (87 receptions, 1,288...
Via Turn On The Jets
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets – 2014 Offensive Personnel Potential

The New York Jets have made many additions to their offensive skill positions this offseason. To be exact, they have added two quarterbacks (Vick, Boyd), five receivers (Decker, Ford, Saunders, Evans, Enunwa), two running backs (Johnson, Richardson) and one tight end (Amaro). Let’s look through some of their formations from 2013 and how they can be utilized with the new additions...
Via Turn On The Jets
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Turn On The Jets 12 Pack – Post NFL Draft Edition

The Turn On The Jets 12 pack is back! Make sure to follow us on Twitter and Facebook for further analysis. Today, we will be talking the New York Jets rookie class, offensive formations, roster building philosophy and more… 1. Quick transaction update right off the top. The Jets have claimed RB Daryl Richardson off waivers from the St. Louis Rams. Over the past 2 seasons, he has...
Via Turn On The Jets
May 16, 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

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 […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
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...
Via isportsweb.com
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Eric Decker, Jeff Cumberland to 'negotiate' for Jets' No. 87

The burning question from Eric Decker's introductory conference call on Friday afternoon: Who on the Jets gets to wear No. 87 this season? Decker, the team's marquee new free-agent receiver, wore the number for all four of his NFL seasons with the Broncos. But tight end Jeff Cumberland, who signed a contract extension with the Jets last week, has worn No. 87 for the Gang...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets are showing interest in Ravens tight end Ed Dickson

It looks like the Jets are trying to upgrade the tight end position.  They did just sign Jeff Cumberland to a very fair deal, but it seems like the team is trying to land as many targets for Geno Smith as the team can get their hands on. BrianCoz Jets interested in Ravens TE Ed […]The post Jets are showing interest in Ravens tight end Ed Dickson appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets and Jeff Cumberland Agree to Three-Year Extension

According to multiple reports Jets tight end Jeff Cumberland has agreed to a three-year extension to remain with the team. The deal was struck just hours before Cumberland was set to hit the open market where he would have been allowed to start negotiating with other teams.Extending Cumberland makes a ton of sense for the Jets as Cumberland, while certainly not a top end number one...
Via Jets Insider.com
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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