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

By: Yahoo Sports
April 1, 2014 Updated: April 1, 2014 at 5:34 pm
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photo - Broncos wide receiver Eric Decker spins the ball after a reception for a first down in the second quarter of the AFC Championship game Sunday, January 19, 2014 at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette
Broncos wide receiver Eric Decker spins the ball after a reception for a first down in the second quarter of the AFC Championship game Sunday, January 19, 2014 at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette 

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.

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