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Jets tight end Eric Tomlinson catches on as big-time blocker

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) Eric Tomlinson is a big, burly tight end whose main job for the New York Jets isn't catching footballs, it's throwing blocks on defenders.

That's the gritty, unglamorous life of a so-called blocking tight end in the NFL - and Tomlinson fully embraces the role.

"It's definitely tough, but I love to block," Tomlinson said after a recent training camp practice. "I take passion in it. When the passes come, and there might not be many, you've got to make the most of those opportunities.

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AFC East Division
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Miami 000-
New England 000-
New York 000-
Full Standings
Leaders
Pass Yds: R. Fitzpatrick2710
Pass TDs: R. Fitzpatrick12
Rush Yds: M. Forte813
Rush TDs: M. Forte7
Rec Yds: Q. Enunwa857
Rec TDs: Q. Enunwa4
Int: M. Gilchrist2
Sacks: L. Williams7.0
Offense (Rank)
Yards: 5268 (26)
Passing Yards: 3645 (28)
Rushing Yards: 1802 (12)
Points per game: 17.2 (30)
Yards per game: 329.3 (26)
Touchdowns: 26 (30)
Field Goals: 27 (18)
Defense (Rank)
Yards: 5479 (11)
Passing Yards: 4077 (15)
Rushing Yards: 1581 (11)
Points per game: 25.6 (28)
Yards per game: 342.4 (11)
Touchdowns: 41 (22)
Field Goals: 27 (19)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
8/23 M. Wilson cut
8/23 B. Barnes signed
8/17 D. Middleton on IR undisclosed
8/16 K. Thompkins re-signed
8/14 D. Williams signed
8/14 D. Foxx cut
8/13 R. Therezie acquired from waiver
8/13 A. Brown cut
8/11 B. Parker cut
8/11 B. Parker off IR undisclosed
Injuries
Date Player Status
8/17 D. Middleton undisclosed (IR)
8/5 B. Parker undisclosed (IR)
8/5 B. Bryant undisclosed (IR)
7/31 B. Keeton undisclosed (IR)
6/5 Q. Patton foot (IR)
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