Colorado Springs News, Sports & Business

Gazette Premium Content Former Broncos receiver Eric Decker pays a huge price for No. 87 Jets jersey

Yahoo Sports Updated: April 1, 2014 at 5:34 pm

Being ridiculously good-looking apparently isn't enough for Eric Decker to get whatever number he wants on his new team, the New York Jets.

No, the receiver's desired No. 87 comes with a price, and an enormous one at that.

According to a tweet by New York Daily News sports reporter Manish Mehta, Decker had to wine and dine New York tight end Jeff Cumberland in order to have the No. 87. And then he had to pay Cumberland $25,000, plus a steak dinner.

For more, click here

Former Bronco Eric Decker signs with the New York Jets

Wife trumps former Bronco Eric Decker with New York media

Comment Policy

Our commenting system has changed. Please register or login with your account to comment on a story. Click here for information.

You've reached your 4 FREE premium stories this month

Already registered? Login Now

Get 4 more FREE stories

Simply register to continue.


Subscribe now

Get access unlimited access to premium stories.