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Report: Jets, Jeff Cumberland talking about new deal

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The Jets are reportedly interested in bringing back one of their primary tight ends of the last two seasons.

According to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News, the Jets have talked to prospective free agent Jeff Cumberland about a new contract.

Cumberland, 26, caught 26 passes for 398 yards for the Jets in 2013. He led the club in TD receptions (four) last season.

The 6-foot-4, 260-pound Cumberland has shown some field-stretching ability in the last two seasons, with 13 catches of 20 yards or more in this span. According to Mehta, the club likes Cumberland’s upside.

Kellen Winslow, who led Jets tight ends in receptions in 2013 (31), is also slated to be an unrestricted free agent.

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5 Responses to “Report: Jets, Jeff Cumberland talking about new deal”
  1. chuckie201 says: Feb 20, 2014 1:09 AM

    Good move, Cumberland is reliable and underrated.

  2. JackedUpSports says: Feb 20, 2014 5:42 AM

    he’ll drop one once in a while, but he’s a solid, capable TE

  3. dynaco says: Feb 20, 2014 10:14 AM

    Kellen who?

  4. dam1976 says: Feb 20, 2014 11:05 AM

    With better receivers on the line he will become a more dynamic and productive te

  5. ryann252013 says: Feb 20, 2014 11:12 AM

    A receiving core of Eric Ebron, Jeff Cumberland, Jeremy Maclin/Emmanuel sanders, Jordan Matthews or Allen Robinson and Jeremy Kerley would be pretty deadly.

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