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AFC East Standings

Team Div Overall
5-1-0 11-6-0
3-3-0 10-7-0
4-2-0 9-8-0
0-6-0 4-13-0

2021 Punting

Punting Yards
Net Punting Average
Punts Inside the 20
Punts Resulting in a Fair Catch
Regular Season 45 2123 42.0 18 2 17

Top Thomas Morstead News

  • Dolphins' Thomas Morstead: Inks in Miami

    The Dolphins signed Morstead to a one-year contract Friday, Mike Masala of USA Today reports.

    Morstead becomes the only punter on the Dolphins' roster. The 36-year-old spent time with both the Falcons and Jets last season.

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  • Thomas Morstead: Let go by Jets

    Morstead was waived by the Jets on Monday, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports.

    Morstead had handled punting duties for the Jets since Week 2. However, it appears as though Braden Mann (knee) will be available to return in Week 10 after he was designated to return to practice in late October.

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  • Jets' Thomas Morstead: Lands with Jets

    Morstead was signed by the Jets on Tuesday.

    Morstead will take over punting duties after Braden Mann (knee) was placed on injured reserve. He played 12 years in New Orleans but was released in March and will now join his second NFL team.

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  • Thomas Morstead: Time up in New Orleans

    The Saints released Morstead on Thursday, John DeShazier of the team's official site reports.

    Morstead became the most accomplished punter in franchise history over the course of his 12 years with the Saints. He'll be best remembered for his performance as a rookie in Super Bowl XLIV, when he opened the second half with a successful onside kick. The 34-year-old will be free to immediately begin searching for another landing spot, if he decides to continue his football career.

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  • Saints' Thomas Morstead: Impressing in preseason

    Morstead punted three times and averaged 47.7 yards per attempt during Friday's preseason game against the Cardinals.

    Morstead was on his game Friday and already looks to be in midseason form. The highlight of his night was a booming 54-yard punt that particularly suggested Morstead is fully recovered from the fractured ribs he sustained in the Saints' divisional-round loss to the Vikings this past January.

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  • Saints' Thomas Morstead: Signs five-year extension

    Morstead (ribs) signed a five-year extension with the Saints on Friday, Joel A. Erickson of the New Orleans Advocate reports.

    Morstead was entering the final year of his previous contract with New Orleans and his extension likely lowers the $4.9 million charge he was set to count against the team's cap in 2018. At the same time, team management also locked up one of the best punters in the game for the foreseeable future. However, it isn't clear where Morstead stands in his recovery from torn cartilage in his ribs -- an injury he played through during the Saints' most recent playoff run.

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  • Saints' Thomas Morstead: Heads into offseason with rib injury

    Morstead played through torn cartilage in his ribs during Sunday's 29-24 divisional-round loss to the Vikings, Josh Katzenstein of The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports.

    Morstead suffered the injury in the first quarter after tackling Vikings return man Marcus Sherels. The punter was in visible pain the rest of the way, but after receiving an anesthetic, he wasn't forced to exit early and even contributed two kicks that traveled 56 and 54 yards. Though he'll be forced to spent the next 4-to-6 weeks rehabbing the injury, Morstead was fortunate to avoid any fractures to his ribs, which likely would have required a lengthier recovery timetable.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-4, 225 lbs
Birthplace: Houston, TX
Age: 36
School: SMU
Experience: 14