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Several punters get their tires kicked on Thursday

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The bulk of the on-site workouts for free-agent players occur on Tuesday of each week.  This week, for example, 53 men worked out for teams on the same day Terrell Owens worked out for none.

But workouts can happen on other days of the week; on Thursday, four punters worked out for four different teams.

Per a league source, the Ravens looked at Glenn Pakulak, the Cowboys eyeballed Chris Jones, the Saints brought in Jeremy Kapinos, and the Chargers checked out Ben Graham.

The only other team to engage in workouts on Thursday was the Raiders, who brought in running back Stafon Johnson, running back Lonyae Miller, and defensive back Brian Williams.  Oakland’s interest in running backs could be a sign that the Raiders are concerned that Darren McFadden won’t be able to play next Sunday, after the Raiders emerge from their bye.

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16 Responses to “Several punters get their tires kicked on Thursday”
  1. jimbobobjr says: Oct 28, 2011 10:29 AM

    Maybe T.O. should start punting.

  2. yzguy431 says: Oct 28, 2011 10:36 AM

    i can’t believe jeff reed is not kicking anything.

  3. glocker7 says: Oct 28, 2011 10:41 AM

    Helloo fantasy football goodness, Michael Bush!

  4. The Phantom Stranger says: Oct 28, 2011 10:58 AM

    TJ Lang got his tires kicked on Sunday.

  5. hopendawg42 says: Oct 28, 2011 12:10 PM

    Garo Yepremian is looking for work.

  6. dumbolt says: Oct 28, 2011 12:19 PM

    the chargers could use players at every position. I think we should sign TO. I al;so think they should sign a new qb. All rivers is doing is throwing interception this year.

    Go Norv!

  7. scarletmacaw says: Oct 28, 2011 12:31 PM

    Odd that the Ravens would look at a punter. Their punting on MNF was the best I’ve seen in a long time.

  8. scomibord says: Oct 28, 2011 12:35 PM

    moorestead has been a monster, why are the saints looking at punters?

  9. jakek2 says: Oct 28, 2011 12:42 PM

    Of all the bone headed decisions that the Raiders have made over the years including giving away 1st rounders like they are Halloween candy and they don’t bring in Tiki for a look???

    I’m the biggest Tiki apologist that any of you will ever see. Now, even I am starting to think something is wrong with him.

  10. jeffperk says: Oct 28, 2011 12:46 PM

    Definitely odd the Ravens worked out a punter, Koch is one of the best in the league. I haven’t heard anything about him being hurt this week.

  11. russel5 says: Oct 28, 2011 1:06 PM

    The Ravens bring in left footed punters for a “work out” before facing a left footed punter on Sunday. Pakulak is a lefty. So is Cardinals punter Ben Graham.

    Just smart football.

  12. russel5 says: Oct 28, 2011 1:08 PM

    My bad – I meant former Raven Dave Zastudil is a lefty.

  13. cheston410 says: Oct 28, 2011 1:29 PM

    Theres no way the Ravens are actually looking into this punter right now unless Koch is injured…Koch has been one of the best punters in the league the past 3 years hands down!

  14. thelonious says: Oct 28, 2011 2:21 PM

    In case anyone outside Jacksonville didn’t notice, Matt Turk is available.

  15. mdd913 says: Oct 28, 2011 3:56 PM

    moorestead has been a monster, why are the saints looking at punters?


    The Saints are facing the Rams this week and the Rams punter Donnie Jones is left footed. So is Kapinos. They wanted to practice catching punts from a left-footer because the balls spins differently.

  16. kevo126 says: Oct 28, 2011 7:04 PM

    the ravens brought in a punter because they are facing a left footed punter this week and wanted the return guys to get used to it (the ball spins the other way). no challenge to koch.

    i think that should be updated in the article…

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