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  1. How I Prepare: Detroit Lions Reggie Bush

    Michael Rothstein

    How I Prepare is a season-long series about what specific Detroit Lions players do each week to get ready for Sundays. Previous How I Prepare subjects: Linebacker DeAndre Levy; punter Sam Martin; left guard Rob Sims. ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Reggi...

    Blog | September 30, 2014
  2. Jack Crawford's first sack a memorable one

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas -- Growing up in London, Dallas Cowboys DE Jack Crawford didn't dream NFL dreams. Once he got hooked on the game, he didn't dream his first NFL sack would come via a takedown of a punter. "I didn't," he said, "but I'll take it howeve...

    Blog | September 29, 2014
  3. Cowboys stop fake punt with 10 men

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The New Orleans Saints were trying to mount a comeback against the Cowboys on Sunday night when coach Sean Payton elected to fake a punt midway through the fourth quarter. Punter Thomas Morstead was sacked for a 2-yard loss by ...

    Blog | September 29, 2014
  4. Stock report: Risers and fallers

    Rich Cimini

    A look at some of the studs and duds from the New York Jets' 24-17 loss to the Detroit Lions: RISERS 1. Ryan Quigley, punter: Yeah, the punter. You never want to have your punter at the top of this category, but give the man his due. He average...

    Blog | September 29, 2014
  5. The day the punters rested in Chicago

    Rob Demovsky

    CHICAGO -- Observed and heard in the locker room after the Green Bay Packers' 38-17 win over the Chicago Bears on Sunday at Soldier Field: An easy day for Masthay: Other than his holding duties on extra points and field goals, Packers punter Tim M...

    Blog | September 28, 2014
  6. Shane Lechler hopes to be ready

    Tania Ganguli

    HOUSTON -- Texans punter Shane Lechler injured his hip flexor against the New York Giants last Sunday. Today, Lechler sounded like a guy who wants to play and probably will, but he backed off of saying he will, deferring that decision to his...

    Blog | September 25, 2014
  7. Kern: Reports on Bironas uncharacteristic

    Paul Kuharsky

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Tennessee Titans punter Brett Kern said Wednesday that accounts of Rob Bironas' behavior before he was killed in a single-car accident Saturday night don't sound like his friend. "It's not him at all. It's tough to hear everyth...

    Blog | September 24, 2014
  8. Bengals' Kevin Huber co-punter of week

    Coley Harvey

    CINCINNATI -- For a second straight week, Cincinnati Bengals punter Kevin Huber earned punter of the week honors from ESPN's Mark Simon, the man who determines each Tuesday which NFL punter is most deserving of the honor. It was Huber's two punts ...

    Blog | September 24, 2014
  9. Shane Lechler listed as day to day

    Tania Ganguli

    HOUSTON -- Texans coach Bill O'Brien referred to punter Shane Lechler as day to day with an unspecified soft tissue injury. "Any of these guys that have what I would term as soft tissue whether it's hamstrings or hip flexors, quad strains or whate...

    Blog | September 22, 2014
  10. Bironas' death hits home with Pat McAfee

    Mike Wells

    JACKSONVILLE -- Indianapolis Colts punter Pat McAfee's mind was in other places before Sunday's game. His mind was on the family of former Tennessee Titans kicker Rob Bironas, who died Saturday night in car accident near his home in Nashville, Tenn. ...

    Blog | September 22, 2014
  11. Zastudil out for second straight game

    Josh Weinfuss

    TEMPE, Ariz. -- When the Arizona Cardinals re-signed punter Drew Butler, it meant starter Dave Zastudil was still on the mend. Zastudil was ruled out of Sunday's game against the San Francisco 49ers a few hours later with a left groin injury after...

    Blog | September 19, 2014
  12. Giants practice report: No Weatherford

    Kieran Darcy

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- New York Giants punter Steve Weatherford was not on the field Friday, during the portion of practice open to the media. Weatherford, who has been playing through a high ankle sprain, sat out Wednesday's practice but worked...

    Blog | September 19, 2014
  13. Atlanta Falcons extend punter Matt Bosher

    Vaughn McClure

    Punters often are overlooked in the NFL, but such isn't the case with Matt Bosher. The Atlanta Falcons appreciate Bosher's ability to have an impact on games, which is why they rewarded him with a contract extension. The Falcons signed Bosher t...

    Blog | September 17, 2014
  14. Redskins notes: Hatcher as advertised

    John Keim

    Some leftover notes from Monday: Punter Tress Way deserves a mini game ball for what he did Sunday, not only averaging 49.8 yards per punt with a net of 42.5 but also finishing with three touchbacks while kicking off. With Kai Forbath injured, Wa...

    Blog | September 16, 2014
  15. Bengals' Huber picked punter of the week

    Coley Harvey

    CINCINNATI -- Thanks to one 49-yard punt and a pair of late-game drives that were downed near the Atlanta Falcons' goal line, Cincinnati Bengals punter Kevin Huber earned this week's ESPN.com punter of the week honors. The punter of the week is na...

    Blog | September 16, 2014
  16. How I Prepare: Punter Sam Martin

    Michael Rothstein

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. - Sam Martin is more of a punter with a plan this season instead of his rookie year, when he showed up each day and decided what to do. "It's different," Martin said. "You can say it all you want but once you're here, it's a 16-w...

    Blog | September 16, 2014