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Redskins hold onto Sav Rocca


The Redskins re-signed guard Kory Lichtensteiger before free agency got underway and now they’ve held onto another member of their 2012 team.

Mike Jones of the Washington Post reports that the team has signed punter Sav Rocca for two more years. Rocca has been with the Redskins for the last two years and spent the first four years of his career with the Eagles.

Rocca played through a torn meniscus in his right knee last season and has already had surgery this offseason to repair that injury. He still put up the highest gross punting average of his career, however, and Rocca is expected to be ready in time for training camp if not the team’s offseason activities.

Rocca will turn 40 during the season, but Jones reports that the former Australian Rules footballer hopes to play for two of three more years.

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12 Responses to “Redskins hold onto Sav Rocca”
  1. tennesseeoilers says: Mar 12, 2013 5:39 PM

    Photo: Best hair tackle EVER.

  2. nitro276 says: Mar 12, 2013 5:40 PM

    I absolutely love that picture of Sav yanking that guy down by his dreds. Wear your bouffant that long and you get what you deserve.

  3. fuglyflorio says: Mar 12, 2013 5:40 PM

    A 40 year old punter … the Skins are so funny.

  4. commonsensedude says: Mar 12, 2013 5:41 PM

    Good move. I like Rocca. Now we need to hurry up and re-sign Lorenzo Alexander so that he can knock the wind out of the few punt returners who manage to take Rocca’s punts out of the end zone.

  5. flavordave says: Mar 12, 2013 5:41 PM

    He’ll be well needed for all that punting. Another Eagles throwaway

  6. FlyFromTheInside says: Mar 12, 2013 5:46 PM


  7. schmitty2 says: Mar 12, 2013 5:51 PM

    Flavordave is trying to overtake Logicalvoices and Ravenator as the biggest morons on this site

  8. capslockkey says: Mar 12, 2013 5:54 PM

    Loved that guy on the Daily Show.

  9. bengalguy says: Mar 12, 2013 5:55 PM

    Let me guess logicalvoice…..the final piece of the puzzle is now in place!!!! Bring on the parade of Lombardi trophies!!!!

  10. boyshole25 says: Mar 12, 2013 5:58 PM

    Hilarious picture

  11. jhm3 says: Mar 12, 2013 6:11 PM

    Harvin to Seattle, Wallace to Miami, Skins “hold on” to Rocca, I hate being in Cap prison

  12. cdrion21 says: Mar 12, 2013 6:23 PM


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