Cumberland (86) with the Jets in 2015
|No. 87 Los Angeles Chargers|
|Date of birth:||May 2, 1987|
|Place of birth:||Columbus, Ohio|
|Height:||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Weight:||260 lb (118 kg)|
|High school:||Columbus (OH) Brookhaven|
|Career NFL statistics as of 2016|
Jeffrey Lionell Cumberland (born May 2, 1987) is an American football tight end for the Los Angeles Chargers of the National Football League (NFL). He was signed as an undrafted free agent by the New York Jets in 2010. He played college football at Illinois.
In 2006, he was selected as an honorable mention freshman All-America by The Sporting News.
|Ht||Wt||40-yd dash||10-yd split||20-yd split||20-ss||3-cone||Vert||Broad||BP|
|6 ft 4 in||249 lb||4.45 s||1.54 s||2.61 s||4.39 s||6.89 s||35 1/2 in||9 ft 10 in||20 reps|
|All values from Pro Day|
New York Jets
Cumberland made his NFL debut against the Buffalo Bills on January 2, 2011. Cumberland suffered a torn achilles tendon on September 25, 2011 against the Oakland Raiders. He was placed on the injured reserve list the following day. Cumberland and the Jets agreed on a new three-year deal on March 7, 2014.
On March 9, 2016, Cumberland was released by the Jets.
San Diego / Los Angeles Chargers
On April 12, 2017, Cumberland re-signed with the Chargers on a one-year contract.
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