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Jeff Cumberland (concussion) inactive

Jeff Cumberland participates in OTAs at the Atlantic

(Credit: James Escher)

As expected, Jeff Cumberland is inactive for today's game against the Saints.

The tight end was listed as questionable on the injury report after suffering a concussion in last week's loss in Cincinnati. The Jets -- who still are without tight end Kellen Winslow (suspension) -- will start Konrad Reuland in Cumberland's place.

The good news, however, is that right guard Willie Colon will...

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Jeff Cumberland aims to prove doubters wrong

Jeff Cumberland laughs during a break in OTAs

(Credit: James Escher)

Jeff Cumberland knows he’s not a household name. But that'll change soon, the Jets tight end said.

“I think this will be a come-out year for me,” he said. "I'm ready to make some big-time plays and show what I've got this year."

Cumberland spent the past three years as Dustin Keller’s backup, but now he expects to make an impact in Marty Mornhinweg’s West Coast Offense.


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'Pistol' will be part of Jets game, says QB coach David Lee

Jets quarterbacks Geno Smith, left, and Mark Sanchez

(Credit: Hans Pennink)

Rex Ryan has already said the Jets will use the Wildcat this season.

Despite the massive miscalculation of having Tim Tebow facilitate the formation last season, the Jets now have the Wildcat guru under their own roof: quarterbacks coach David Lee.

But Lee happens to have something else up his sleeve: the Pistol offense.

“You haven’t seen it at practice yet, but we’ve got a little...

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