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Gang Green Nation Feb 17, 2015

Jeff Cumberland: 2014 and Beyond

Jeff Cumberland was a free agent a year ago. The Jets brought him back on a three year contract that pays his $1.9 million per year. Even though the Jets took Jace Amaro in the second round, Cumberland remained the primary tight end. Tight end is not position that lends itself to an easy transition so the Jets opted to bring Amaro along slowly. Cumberland's job was to hold the fort and provide a bridge until Amaro could potentially take a bigger role. He did not provide much of a bridge. He caught only 23 balls for 247 yards and 3 touchdowns. Cumberland's effect on the offense was marginal...

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