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  1. Free agency in the East: Kickers/Punters

    Matt Mosley

    I asked, and the consensus answer was something like, "Sure, why not?" And so we conclude our position-by-position series on potential four-year free agency and the NFC East with a look at kickers and punters. Yeah, even with content hard to come by ...

    Blog | July 01, 2011
  2. Free agency in the East: Tackles

    Matt Mosley

    Nearly done now with our position-by-position look at potential four-year unrestricted free agency and the NFC East. I asked yesterday if you guys wanted me to do kickers and punters, and you seemed to say yes, so those will roll out this afternoon t...

    Blog | July 01, 2011
  3. How I See It: NFC East Stock Watch

    Matt Mosley

    FALLING 1. Matt Dodge, New York Giants punter: Dodge's inability to punt the ball out of bounds gave DeSean Jackson the opportunity to have a 65-yard return to win the game for the Eagles. There are reports that coach Tom Coughlin was prepared to ...

    Blog | December 22, 2010
  4. How I See It: NFC East Stock Watch

    Matt Mosley

    FALLING 1. Hunter Smith, former Washington Redskins punter/holder: This probably qualifies as dog-piling, but we should at least acknowledge Smith's time with the Skins. If the guy was leading the league in net average, maybe you stick with him af...

    Blog | December 15, 2010
  5. Time for Giants' Matt Dodge to grow up

    Matt Mosley

    Watching New York Giants coach Tom Coughlin race toward rookie punter Matt Dodge on Sunday after he delivered a line-drive free kick following a Titans safety, I thought he might cut him on the spot. But the Giants will stick with Dodge this week aga...

    Blog | September 30, 2010
  6. Yes, the Giants drafted a punter!

    Matt Mosley

    As I predicted several times over the past few weeks, the Giants selected East Carolina punter Matt Dodge in the seventh round Saturday. Wait, I forgot to post any of those entries? Oh well, it's true. General manager Jerry Reese and coach Tom Coughl...

    Blog | April 24, 2010
  7. Skins sign punter Bidwell

    Matt Mosley

    ORLANDO, Fla. -- The Washington Redskins signed 34-year-old punter Josh Bidwell on Tuesday. Bidwell, a former Pro Bowler, missed the '09 season with a hip injury. Obviously, the Redskins have struggled in the kicking game. Bidwell has a big leg bu...

    Blog | March 23, 2010
  8. What in the world was that?

    Matt Mosley

    LANDOVER, Md. -- Just when you thought the Redskins could not embarrass themselves any more than they already had, special teams coach Danny Smith dialed up one of the most ill-conceived fake field goals in recent memory. Punter/holder Hunter Smith t...

    Blog | December 21, 2009
  9. Romo takes over as holder

    Matt Mosley

    IRVING -- A player who is still remembered for botching a hold for the Cowboys in a playoff game will get another chance in that role. After several missed field goals by Nick Folk, holder-punter Mat McBriar has been demoted and he'll be replaced by ...

    Blog | December 09, 2009
  10. Cowboys' FG operation struggling

    Matt Mosley

    Cowboys punter/holder Mat McBriar and place-kicker Nick Folk are close friends. Folk made the trip to McBriar's wedding in Hawaii two summers ago and the two of them are inseparable on and off the practice field. But as's Calvin Wat...

    Blog | December 07, 2009
  11. Eagles trail early in San Diego

    Matt Mosley

    SAN DIEGO -- After Eagles punter Sav Rocca shanked a punt, the Chargers had great field position. On the touchdown, coach Norv Turner did a nice job of putting fullback Mike Tolbert in a one-on-one situation with Eagles middle linebacker Chris Gocong...

    Blog | November 15, 2009
  12. Redskins' Horton 'tweaks' knee

    Matt Mosley

    Posted by's Matt Mosley Redskins safety Chris Horton injured his knee Thursday and had to leave practice, but coach Jim Zorn said he probably wouldn't have an MRI test. The other injury news is that punter Hunter Smith aggravated his gro...

    Blog | November 05, 2009
  13. Feagles looking for beer signage

    Matt Mosley

    Posted by's Matt Mosley Giants punter Jeff Feagles was hoping coach Tom Coughlin would take the team over to Cowboys Stadium on Saturday night for a sneak peek, but it didn't happen. Feagles isn't too worried about hitting Jerry Jones' m...

    Blog | September 20, 2009
  14. Hit Jerry Jones' scoreboard, win green beans

    Matt Mosley

    Posted by's Matt Mosley The folks at T.G.I. Friday's nationwide office have come up with an interesting concept for Sunday's Giants-Cowboys game. If one of the punters in the game, Mat McBriar or Jeff Feagles, boots a ball off the scoreb...

    Blog | September 18, 2009
  15. Goodell won't make Cowboys raise big screen

    Matt Mosley

    Posted by's Matt Mosley A week after a free-agent rookie punter for the Titans bounced a kick off Jerry Jones' gigantic video board at Cowboys Stadium, the NFL has tweaked its rule book. And you shouldn't be surprised that commis...

    Blog | August 28, 2009
  16. Jerry's never been a fan of hangtime punters

    Matt Mosley

    Posted by's Matt Mosley The fact that a free-agent rookie punter for the Titans booted a ball off the super-sized video board at Cowboys Stadium on Friday quickly became one of the biggest stories in the league. The fact that Peter King...

    Blog | August 24, 2009