Colts punter nearly hit by snowball during play in playoff game vs. Chiefs

A snowball nearly hit Indianapolis Colts punter Rigoberto Sanchez during a play in Saturday's AFC divisional-round playoff game at the Kansas City Chiefs' Arrowhead Stadium.  Video footage shows a snowball thrown from behind the end zone landing right in the vicinity of Sanchez prior to a first quarter punt. While the snowball did not connect with Sanchez, it was close enough […]

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Australian punter Dickson leads Pro Bowl vote

Michael Dickson has taken an early lead over fellow Australian NFL punter Cameron Johnston for selection in this season's Pro Bowl game. The NFL released the top vote-getters from the first week of online fan voting for the January 27 game involving the league's best players. The Seahawks’s Australian punter Michael Dickson.Credit:AP Voting concludes on December 13. Dickson, after the […]

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Detroit Lions punter Sam Martin on hospitalization: ‘It was precautionary. I’m all good’

Detroit Lions punter Sam Martin said he has no lingering issues from the chest injury that sent him to the hospital briefly after Sunday's loss to the Chicago Bears, and he'll be fine to play Sunday against the Carolina Panthers. Martin was injured while covering a punt downfield in the third quarter, when he was blocked from the side by […]

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Punter leaves pub ‘£100 richer’ with ‘extremely rare’ silver £1 coin

Punter leaves pub ‘£100 richer’ after receiving ‘extremely rare’ silver £1 coin in change that could be worth even more Aaron Coulson was given all-silver coin in a pub in Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham He was offered £100 for it by a punter drinking in the Bottle of Sack at same time ‘The pound coins which are all silver have been […]

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Aussie rookie punter boots Seahawks legend

Australian rookie punter Michael Dickson has booted the Seattle Seahawks' longest-tenured player off the NFL team. Jon Ryan, Seattle's punter for the past decade, was released on Monday after losing the head-to-head battle with talented 22-year-old Sydney-born Dickson after two pre-season games. Michael Dickson. Dickson has been sensational in the pre-season and leads all NFL punters with an average 51.7 […]

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