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  1. Bills claim Jordan Gay off waivers

    Mike Rodak

    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- The Buffalo Bills claimed punter/kicker Jordan Gay off waivers Tuesday from the Carolina Panthers. Gay, an undrafted free agent in 2013, provides competition at punter against Brian Moorman and also provides an option as a ki...

    Blog | August 26, 2014
  2. Thomas' punt return shows his talent

    Terry Blount

    SEATTLE -- Earl Thomas is going to hear about from his teammates after getting tackled by the punter Friday night. Of course, he already had raced 59 yards up the field before that happened, one of the highlights of the Seattle Seahawks' 34-6 vict...

    Blog | August 24, 2014
  3. Redskins add punter Tress Way

    John Keim

    ASHBURN, Va. -- The Washington Redskins still have questions about who will open the season as their starting punter. But they've swapped one candidate for another. Washington claimed punter Tress Way off waivers, hours after they released punter ...

    Blog | August 20, 2014
  4. RTC: Hail Mary or long field goal?

    Mike Wells

    Here's Wednesday's Reading the Coverage: After punter Pat McAfee missed a 64-yard field goal in the final seconds of last weekend's loss to the New York Giants, Mike Chappell of the Indy Star wonders if it is better to attempt a Hail Mary in the ...

    Blog | August 20, 2014
  5. Detroit Lions switching strategy at kicker

    Michael Rothstein

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- The Detroit Lions will look a little different this week when their kickers step on the field. For the first time this preseason, punter Sam Martin will likely handle some of the kickoff duties as he competes to hold on to tha...

    Blog | August 19, 2014
  6. Chris Kluwe, Minnesota Vikings reach settlement to avert lawsuit

    Ben Goessling

    The Minnesota Vikings and Chris Kluwe announced Tuesday that they had reached a settlement to resolve the former punter's allegations of homophobic behavior by the team.

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2014
  7. Bears sign two, waive two

    Michael C. Wright

    The Chicago Bears announced they signed return man Darius Reynaud and cornerback Peyton Thompson on Monday to one-year contracts in addition to waiving long snapper Chad Rempel and punter Tress Way. Terms of the deals weren't disclosed. Reynaud...

    Blog | August 18, 2014
  8. McAfee bothered by missed 64-yard FG

    Mike Wells

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Indianapolis Colts coach Chuck Pagano was making his way through the locker room after their 27-26 loss to the New York Giants when punter Pat McAfee stopped him and goes, "I'm sorry, coach." Pagano didn't hesitate to respond. "...

    Blog | August 17, 2014
  9. Hekker hopes to improve on record season

    Nick Wagoner

    EARTH CITY, Mo. -- Attempting to figure out what St. Louis Rams punter Johnny Hekker can do for an encore a season after setting an NFL record for net punting isn't difficult. Even with the bar now set to a higher standard, the goal is simple. ...

    Blog | August 13, 2014
  10. Adam Podlesh out for rest of camp

    Scott Brown

    LATROBE, Pa. -- The Pittsburgh Steelers have placed veteran punter Adam Podlesh on the reserve/did not report list, adding more uncertainty to what the Steelers will do at a position that has been a revolving door under coach Mike Tomlin. "Adam ha...

    Blog | August 12, 2014
  11. Dallas Cowboys to sign Aussie punter

    Todd Archer

    OXNARD, Calif. -- The Dallas Cowboys will sign punter Tom Hornsey to take the place of Cody Mandell, who was waived over the weekend, according to sources. Hornsey was the Ray Guy Award winner last season at Memphis and averaged 43.1 yards per pun...

    Blog | August 11, 2014
  12. Cowboys cut two, sign one; roster at 89

    Todd Archer

    OXNARD, Calif. - The Dallas Cowboys' roster stands at 89 after punter Cody Mandell and running back Ben Malena were waived. Malena suffered a quadriceps injury that would have kept him out for the rest of the preseason. If he clears waivers, he wi...

    Blog | August 09, 2014
  13. Morning Roar: Martin still wants kickoff job

    Michael Rothstein

    DETROIT -- Sam Martin may be one of the best young punters in the NFL, but the second-year Detroit Lions specialist isn't ready to give up his other jobs, either. Martin remains the team's holder and, for now, is also keeping his grasp on the kick...

    Blog | August 07, 2014
  14. Lechler on Ray Guy's induction: About time

    Tania Ganguli

    HOUSTON -- Ray Guy's induction into the Hall of Fame drew a gaggle of punters -- 18 according to the New York Times -- to support the first pure punter ever inducted. Houston Texans' punter Shane Lechler, one of the best to ever play the position,...

    Blog | August 05, 2014
  15. Ray Guy: 'Madden will be an inspiration'

    Paul Gutierrez

    It only seems natural that Ray Guy chose his first NFL coach to present him Saturday when the longtime Oakland Raiders punter is introduced for induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. John Madden, who is already an enshrinee in Canton, Ohio,...

    Blog | August 02, 2014
  16. Road to the Hall of Fame: Ray Guy staff Oakland Raiders reporter Paul Gutierrez talks about punter Ray Guy delivering after being selected in the first round....

    Blog | August 01, 2014