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New York Jets Rookie TE Jace Amaro Dismisses Rex Ryan’s Advice to Study Mike Ditka’s Playing Film
August 12th, 2014 at 5:14 PM
The New York Jets have extremely high hopes and expectations for their first year tight end Jace Amaro, who could be the starter come Week 1 when they play against the Oakland Raiders. ***VIDEO1*** Amaro's coach, Rex Ryan, has an idea for what he wants his big, rookie tight end to play...

2014 NFL Draft: New York Jets Select Jace Amaro
May 9th, 2014 at 9:40 PM
The New York Jets selected Texas Tech tight end Jace Amaro with the No. 49 selection in the 2014 NFL Draft, adding an accomplished collegiate receiver to their offense. Amaro caught 106 passes in 2013 for 1,352 yards, an FBS record for tight ends. While Jace Amaro wasn't asked to...

New York Jets 2014 NFL Draft Profiles: Tight Ends
May 1st, 2014 at 1:33 PM
As we continue our 2014 NFL Draft preview series we look at another offensive skill position that the New York Jets need to address, tight end. Geno Smith and/or Michael Vick will need a "security blanket" to throw too who can make the tough catches and block down field for...

New York Jets’ Jeff Cumberland Out, Santonio Holmes Doubtful Versus New Orleans Saints
October 31st, 2013 at 7:18 PM
The New York Jets are set for a very difficult matchup with the New Orleans Saints this weekend, and will enter that game without some of their offensive firepower. Jeff Cumberland is out this Sunday with a concussion suffered last week against the Cincinnati Bengals and Santonio Holmes is listed...

New York Jets Claim Zach Sudfeld Off Waivers from New England Patriots
October 4th, 2013 at 11:41 PM
The New York Jets and New England Patriots share a rivalry intensified by familiarity, with coaches and players swapping sides year in and year out to add additional layers to the drama. The most recent player to switch sides in the bitter AFC East rivalry is tight end Zach Sudfeld....

New York Jets Sign Kicker Dan Carpenter; Release Billy Cundiff and Hayden Smith
August 27th, 2013 at 11:21 PM
On Tuesday the New York Jets continued to tweak their 75-man roster with the signing of kicker Dan Carpenter, formerly of the Miami Dolphins. In turn they released kicker Billy Cundiff, and somewhat surprisingly last night they also released tight end Hayden Smith. ***PHOTO1*** Thursday night as the New York Jets close...

New York Jets’ Green and White Scrimmage Reaction: Offensive Line, Receivers, Tight Ends
August 7th, 2013 at 11:37 PM
The fallout from the Green and White Scrimmage for the New York Jets continues with the team preparing to take on the Detroit Lions in their first preseason game this week. In part two, we take a look at the developments along the offensive line as well as the tight...

New York Jets Tight End, Kellen Winslow Jr, Aiming for 100 Catches
July 13th, 2013 at 9:08 PM
Kellen Winslow, Jr. played one game last season, posting one reception for 12 yards. This season, the New York Jets tight end is hoping to bring in 99 more catches than he did in 2012. It's a lofty goal, especially for a player who has struggled with injuries throughout his...

New York Jets: More 2013 Roster News and Notes
June 20th, 2013 at 9:09 AM
After a tryout last week during the New York Jets mini camp the team added oft-injured tight end Kellen Winslow Jr. Since the roster was at the maximum of 90 players, they did have to have a corresponding move to make room for Winslow. On Monday the Jets released long...

New York Jets Sign Tight End Kellen Winslow Jr
June 14th, 2013 at 8:18 PM
As expected, the New York Jets have signed tight end Kellen Winslow Jr. The Jets brought Kellen Winslow Jr. to mini-camp for a tryout this week and he quickly caught the eye of the coaching staff. Probably the most accomplished receiving threat on the field, Kellen Winslow Jr. showed flashes...

New York Jets Minicamp: Kellen Winslow Jr Likely to Sign, Mike Sims-Walker not as Impressive
June 12th, 2013 at 10:37 PM
It looks like the New York Jets will go 1-for-2 on their high-profile tryouts at minicamp this week. Kellen Winslow Jr. has been impressive and will almost certainly end up signing a contract with the Jets. Mike Sims-Walker hasn't impressed at the same level, and his status with the team...

New York Jets Invite Tight End Kellen Winslow to Minicamp for a Tryout
June 8th, 2013 at 9:05 PM
The tight end position is an area of concern for the New York Jets, leading to the news today that Kellen Winslow Jr. has been invited to minicamp on a tryout basis. The Jets currently feature Jeff Cumberland, the unproven Hayden Smith and undrafted free agents on the depth chart...

New York Jets Tight End Options
May 6th, 2013 at 8:55 PM
The New York Jets went into the 2013 NFL Draft needing to add help at tight end, and left the NFL Draft without addressing the position. The Jets did add Pittsburgh wide receiver/tight end Mike Shanahan, but an undrafted free agent isn't exactly what most had in mind at the...

New York Jets 2013 NFL Draft: Spotlight on Tight Ends
April 17th, 2013 at 9:34 AM
As we continue to sharpen our focus on the 2013 NFL Draft which starts next Thursday, April 25th, the New York Jets have a need for a new starting tight end with the departure of Dustin Keller. We will look at some prospects in the second and third round who...

Jeff Cumberland Signs One Year Tender with New York Jets
April 8th, 2013 at 7:06 PM
With Dustin Keller headed for warmer weather with the Miami Dolphins, the New York Jets had to hold on to Jeff Cumberland. Unless a team blew them out of the water, the Jets were likely to match any offer sheet he signed with another team. That didn't happen, so Jeff...

Fred Davis Won’t Visit New York Jets, Down to Buffalo Bills, Washington Redskins
March 28th, 2013 at 10:47 PM
Free agent tight end Fred Davis won't visit the New York Jets, despite telling reporters in Buffalo today that he would. Fred Davis will now decide between the Washington Redskins and Buffalo Bills. Being that Fred Davis was set on visiting the Jets, it sounds like the Jets canceled on...

Fred Davis to Visit the New York Jets
March 27th, 2013 at 12:10 PM
Former Washington Redskins tight end Fred Davis will visit the New York Jets after his scheduled visit with the Buffalo Bills. Fred Davis is set to visit the Bills today. With the Jets looking to replace Dustin Keller and the free agent tight end market thinning, John Idzik is hoping...

Are the New York Jets Interested in Tight End Fred Davis?
March 25th, 2013 at 5:48 PM
With Dustin Keller signing with the Miami Dolphins this offseason, the New York Jets are in the market for a tight end. Jeff Cumberland has shown some promise but hasn't been consistent in his production and isn't a very impressive inline blocker. The Jets had some interest in Green Bay...

New York Jets Re-Sign Linebacker Josh Mauga; Tender Jeff Cumberland
March 10th, 2013 at 5:23 PM
The first domino of the 2013 free agent period for the New York Jets fell on Saturday, albeit a small domino, as they re-signed Josh Mauga, a linebacker and special teamer who missed the last 11 games of the 2012 season. They also made a $1.32 million tender offer to...

Dustin Keller Hoping to Stay with New York Jets
March 4th, 2013 at 11:00 AM
New York Jets tight end Dustin Keller is set to hit free agency for the first time in his NFL career after finishing out a five-year contract with the team that drafted him in the first round of the 2008 NFL Draft. Dustin Keller has watched plenty of other first...