Decker to Provide Fans with Unique Jets Insight Each Tuesday
Accomplished, All-Pro wide receiver Eric Decker, in his third season with the New York Jets, will join Alan Hahn and Rick DiPietro on Hahn & Humpty each Tuesday during the 2016 NFL season. Hahn & Humpty is broadcast on ESPN New York 98.7FM from noon to 3 p.m. ET. Decker’s first appearance will be August 30.
Decker’s weekly segment will provide a unique presence in the show’s coverage of the NFL and offer an inside perspective as the Jets move through the 2016 season. He will break down the previous week’s game, analyze lessons learned and a look ahead to the coming week’s match-up.
Decker, who finished the 2015 season with 80 receptions, 1,027 yards and 12 touchdowns, is thrilled to join the show saying, “I’m excited to be joining the Hahn & Humpty show every week on 98.7 to talk football and give fans an inside perspective!”
Hahn added, “Eric is not only a talented football player, he will bring a valuable insight to our show each week for fans who want an insider’s perspective on the team and the NFL. Judging by our past interviews with him, this will be yet another entertaining segment of the show and I can’t wait to team up with him.”
Justin Craig, program director for ESPN New York 98.7FM, said, “As New York’s football station, 98.7 ESPN is excited to work with a premiere athlete and entertainer like Eric Decker. Adding him to the 98.7 team will only continue to provide New Yorkers with the most complete coverage of football in the city.”
Decker signed a five-year contract with the New York Jets is 2014. Prior to that, he played four seasons with the Denver Broncos after being drafted in the third round of the 2010 NFL Draft. In his six seasons in the NFL, Decker has logged 376 receptions, 5,059 yards and 50 touchdowns. Decker, the Jets’ 2015 Payton Man of the Year, is also a dedicated philanthropist. He and his wife, country singer Jessie James Decker, founded the Eric and Jessie Decker Foundation to fund the rescue, care and training of service dogs for military veterans with disabilities.
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