• Eric Decker pays Jeff Cumberland $25,000 for No. 87 jersey

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Apr 1, 2014
    So important, in fact, that when Decker signed with the Jets he quickly approached teammate Jeff Cumberland about giving up the No. 87, which Cumberland has worn for the last four years. And now Decker got the number: Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News reports that Cumberland agreed to give up the 87 jersey for $25,000 and a steak dinner. Eric Decker has worn the No. 87 jersey since his NFL career began when the Broncos selected him with the 87th overall pick in the 2010 NFL draft. Cumberland entered...
    • Jets' Eric Decker pays teammate $25K for No. 87 jersey

      New Jets wide receiver Eric Decker may be a wealthy man, but his desire to keep his favorite jersey number didn’t come cheap. The Daily News has learned that Decker, who signed a 5-year, $36.25 million deal at the start of free agency, agreed to pay new…

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