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  1. NFL: Punters playing huge roles in 2009

    Len Pasquarelli

    Punters are better than ever, and they're gaining more respect and prominence as a result, writes Len Pasquarelli.

    Story | Conversation | November 03, 2009
  2. Hunter Smith signed by Washington Redskins to improve punting gam...

    Len Pasquarelli

    Apparently intent on improving the NFL's worst punting game of a year ago, the Redskins have signed unrestricted free agent Hunter Smith, who had spent his entire career with the Colts.

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2009
  3. Cards sign veteran punter Berger

    Len Pasquarelli

    The Cardinals, who released punter Mike Barr earlier this week, filled the vacancy by signing 12-year veteran Mitch Berger, a two-time Pro Bowl performer.

    Story | Conversation | November 29, 2007
  4. Toe Tapping: NFL kickers going the distance this season

    Len Pasquarelli

    This has been a season in which NFL kickers and punters have positioned the accent squarely on the first syllable of football. It's the Year of the Kicker, writes Len Pasquarelli.

    Story | Conversation | November 15, 2007
  5. Maynard concerns prompt Bears to bring back punter Johnson

    Len Pasquarelli

    In an indication that regular punter Brad Maynard either re-aggravated the groin injury that sidelined him last Sunday, or that he simply isn't ready yet to return, the Chicago Bears on Friday re-signed veteran free agent and former Philadelphia punter Di

    Story | Conversation | September 21, 2007
  6. Player might play Sunday if Zastudil can't go

    Len Pasquarelli

    It's another week and another punter for the Cleveland Browns, who have signed veteran Scott Player as their latest insurance policy while incumbent Dave Zastudil continues to recover from a back injury of two weeks ago.

    Story | Conversation | September 19, 2007
  7. Veteran punter Johnson to replace Maynard for Bears vs. Chiefs

    Len Pasquarelli

    With starter Brad Maynard hampered by a groin injury sustained this week in practice, the Chicago Bears have signed free agent punter Dirk Johnson for Sunday's game against the Kansas City Chiefs.

    Story | Conversation | September 16, 2007
  8. Indianapolis rookie lineman overcomes long odds

    Len Pasquarelli

    Indianapolis defensive tackle Ed Johnson stole the show in an otherwise average weekend for the 2007 rookie class, writes Len Pasquarelli.

    Story | Conversation | September 14, 2007
  9. Lions punter Harris signs five-year, $8.5 million extension

    Len Pasquarelli

    The Lions have signed punter Nick Harris to a five-year, $8.5 million contract extension.

    Story | Conversation | September 11, 2007
  10. Browns sign free agent Ernster as emergency punter

    Len Pasquarelli

    The Cleveland Browns signed free agent Paul Ernster to the roster on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | September 08, 2007
  11. Ex-Jaguars punter Hanson signs with Pats

    Len Pasquarelli

    The Patriots on Thursday signed veteran free agent punter Chris Hanson.

    Story | Conversation | August 30, 2007
  12. Pats to try out young punters after releasing Miller

    Len Pasquarelli

    Eleven-year veteran punter Josh Miller, coming off an injury-plagued 2006 season, was released on Thursday by the New England Patriots, who apparently will choose between two younger players at the position.

    Story | Conversation | August 16, 2007
  13. Baker signs extension worth $8.5 million with Panthers

    Len Pasquarelli

    Six-year veteran Jason Baker, one of the NFL's top young punters, has signed a five-year contract extension with the Carolina Panthers.

    Story | Conversation | June 18, 2007
  14. Fourth-round pick Sepulveda likely to earn punter job

    Len Pasquarelli

    The Steelers ended more than a month of speculation and uncertainty surrounding the future of punter Chris Gardocki, releasing the 16-year veteran, and making him an unrestricted free agent able to sign with another team.

    Story | Conversation | May 23, 2007
  15. Former Jags punter agrees to $635,000 deal with Saints

    Len Pasquarelli

    The Saints agreed with former Jaguars punter Chris Hanson on a one-year contract worth $635,000.

    Story | Conversation | May 03, 2007
  16. Pats match Broncos' offer to hold on to Sauerbrun

    Len Pasquarelli

    The New England Patriots on Monday night retained punter Todd Sauerbrun by matching the one-year contract that the the three-time Pro Bowl punter signed with the Denver Broncos last week.

    Story | Conversation | April 09, 2007