Patriots sign Michael Palardy, put Jake Bailey on injured reserve

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The Patriots will have a new punter on Sunday.

The team announced that they signed Michael Palardy off of the practice squad on Saturday. Jake Bailey was placed on injured reserve.

Bailey has punted in all nine games for the Patriots this season, but is sidelined by a back injury. He averaged 42.1 yards per kick this season.

Palardy spent four seasons with the Panthers and then played in every game for the Dolphins last year. He has averaged 45.2 yards per kick over the course of his career.

Bailey held for field goals and extra points and kicked off in addition to his punting duties. Palardy will handle the punting and the holding, but it is unclear who will kick off against the Jets.

23 responses to “Patriots sign Michael Palardy, put Jake Bailey on injured reserve

  1. nhpats2011 says:
    November 19, 2022 at 6:26 pm
    The Pats need a good punter. With Mac at the helm they will be punting a lot
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    Better than Ints at least.

  2. Also Crappe sucks. I hope the Patriots find a hilariously gullible team to trade him for a day 2 pick.

  3. Also Crappe sucks. I hope the Patriots find a hilariously gullible team to trade him for a day 2 pick.

    26Rate This
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    I take it the downvoters missed the MNF game against the Bears. Not an NFL QB.

  4. To all of you trolls, macaroni Jones will dismantle your favorite team! Horrible coaching is the only thing holding baby GOAT back!

  5. I wrenched my back throwing a beer at the TV watching 7 yard shanks from Bailey. Can I go on IR?

  6. GoodellMustGo says:
    November 19, 2022 at 6:36 pm
    nhpats2011 says:
    November 19, 2022 at 6:26 pm
    The Pats need a good punter. With Mac at the helm they will be punting a lot
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    Better than Ints at least

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    Good point

  7. To all of you trolls, macaroni Jones will dismantle your favorite team! Horrible coaching is the only thing holding baby GOAT back!

    ++++++++++++++++++++++

    Patricia and Judge know more about offense than Belichick does, otherwise Belichick would be the one who called plays.

  8. patsfan4lifedynasty says:
    November 19, 2022 at 7:23 pm
    Real football starts in November
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    And apparently ends at the beginning of December. In 2021, after winning all of their games in Nov., the Patriots went 2-4 after November, including their embarrassing drubbing in their playoff game. In 2020, they went 2-3 after November.

  9. MJones is more likely to get traded than ‘Crappy’ (that’s hilarious…if you’re under 9 years old). If Bailey is hurt, then he’s been hurt most of the year. What took so long to IR him.? Because he can kick off?

  10. tedmurph says:
    November 19, 2022 at 8:22 pm
    MJones is more likely to get traded than ‘Crappy
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    If he is then he shouldn’t be. That experiment is over. Bill should have sold high before that MNF game.

  11. Ted, you understand better than most that nagging injuries can really impact skilled position players like a punter.

    They may have thought the bye would let him heal but it didn’t.

    He doesn’t just punt, he kicks off and holds on field goals. Virtually any special teams work requires him to be on the field.

    The injury might have seemed minor but it proved to be chronic.

  12. William Lee says:
    November 19, 2022 at 8:19 pm
    To all of you trolls, macaroni Jones will dismantle your favorite team! Horrible coaching is the only thing holding baby GOAT back!

    ++++++++++++++++++++++

    Patricia and Judge know more about offense than Belichick does, otherwise Belichick would be the one who called plays.
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    It’s obvious your therapist doesn’t work Saturday nights, otherwise you wouldn’t be here, but isn’t it possible you’re missing an episode of WWE right about now?

  13. By saying MJones is more likely to get traded than Zappe, I don’t mean they start Zappe next year. I think Jones has value, he’s not happy here(IMO), he’s regressed, the coaching situation stinks. it ain’t working out. With all the money they have to spend next year, I think they try to get a vet and make a real push towards contention.\

    As far as Bailey goes, I think the biggest factor in sticking with him is they paid him. As far as holding and kicking off go, neither is rocket science, and any modern kicker can kick off and get it in the end zone.

  14. Patricia and Judge know more about offense than Belichick does, otherwise Belichick would be the one who called plays.
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    It’s obvious your therapist doesn’t work Saturday nights, otherwise you wouldn’t be here, but isn’t it possible you’re missing an episode of WWE right about now?

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    You should go back to school and learn LOGIC.

    IF he had known more about the offense, he would be the one who called the plays on offense, let Patricia work on offense. Even a fifth grade can see it, OK?

  15. I have told you all that Belichick is a garbage on offense.

    Pats offense has struggled since Brady left, couldn’t carry any load when needed. HAVE YOU HEARD OF ANYTHING BELICHICK DID ABOUT OFFENSE (besides wasting tons of money in 2021 off season)? NOTHING.

    Why do you think he will do something about offense? 2.5 seasons not long enough? It has become so ridiculous that the fans of this garbage still insist this garbage is kind of genius on offense.

  16. Ted, the point of mentioning kicking off and holding on field goals is not to say those are highly regarded skills, its to emphasize how much time and effort he puts into practice and games. Nagging injuries become chronic.

    Do you really think his skill level deteriorated or the money made him lazy? Those theories are for the NFL QANON crowd.

  17. Palardy has bounced around the league and has experience kicking off and holding. I am not accusing Bailey 9f ‘dogging’ it. Although it is naive to think some players don’t do it after they get paid. I just wonder what took the Pats so long; seeing that Bailey’s salary is guaranteed this year and next.

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