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If you're favorite part of the second Mighty Ducks movie was the 'Knuckle Puck' then you might want to tune in to the 49ers final preseason game on Thursday where San Francisco punter Andy Lee is hoping to unveil the 'Knuckle Punt.'
If the 49ers find themselves in a fourth down situation around midfield Lee plans on introducing the world to his unique kick.
"It's definitely something I want to do in a game to see how it actually happens in a live situation" Lee said via CSNBayArea.com. "In practice you can do things and you can mimic as much as you can but you never really know how a new thing you're going to do is going to react in a game situation. So I'd love to hopefully be able to pull it out and try it and see if it's something I can work in my regular routine."
Lee has already showed off the knuckle punt in practice and just ask returner Kyle Williams who was trying to catch them one day with former teammate Ted Ginn....
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Punting has remained relatively unchanged since, well, ever. 49ers punter Andy Lee may be changing that. According to sports-kings.com through yahoosports.com Lee is working on a “knuckle-punt” which would be exactly what it sounds like. A wobbly punt that would be a punting equivalent of a knuckle ball. “It’s definitely something I want to do in a game to see how it...
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— Brian Westbrook (@36westbrook) August 28, 2013
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49ers tight end Vernon Davis brought a Chucky doll to the team facility and had some fun posting photos on Instagram.
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Looks like the 49ers quarterback carousel has finally come to a stop:
The 49ers intend to release QB Seneca Wallace and will not play him tonight, league source says.
— Matt Barrows (@mattbarrows) August 30, 2013
That Kaepernick fella will stir the drink that is the Niners offense. That leaves Colt McCoy as the back-up and seventh-rounder BJ Daniels presumably as the third-string...
Matt Barrows reports that a league source has informed him that the 49ers intend to release QB Seneca Wallace following their final preseason game.
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