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When it comes to booming punts, Buffalo Bills rookie Shawn Powell understands he's got big boots to fill when in it comes to replacing Brian Moorman.
And numerous players on Wednesday expressed surprise and shock by the team's decision to release Moorman a day earlier.
Defensive end Chris Kelsay was surprised by the timing. Quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick said Moorman's departure sent a shock through the locker room.
Moorman was a two-time Pro Bowl selection and in his 12th season in Buffalo.
Powell, an undrafted rookie out of Florida State, will take over the punting duties on Sunday, when Buffalo (2-1) hosts New England (1-2).
Powell's grateful for the opportunity in returning to Buffalo after being released by the team a week before the start of the season.
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When Brian Moorman was let go by Buffalo earlier this week, many around the league were surprised, given Moorman’s proven ability as a punter and his role as a team leader in the Bills locker room.
Most expected Moorman to be snapped up fairly quickly and sure enough, the Cowboys have reportedly signed him to a contract, likely relegating second year punter Chris Jones to the waiver...
Punter Brad Moorman was released by the Bills, who re-signed rookie Shawn Powell, according to the Buffalo News. Moorman, a former Pro Bowl punter, was reportedly let go for struggling with directional punts. Bills running back Fred Jackson tweeted: "WTF??? Released Mooreman??? For What??" A vested veteran, Moorman will receive his full $1.425 million base salary...
Veteran punter Brian Moorman has signed with the Dallas Cowboys a day after being released by the Buffalo Bills, the player's agent says.
Ron Raccuia said Moorman traveled to Dallas and signed with Cowboys on Wednesday night. Moorman is expected to fill in for Chris Jones, who was injured on a roughing-the-punter penalty in a 16-10 win over Tampa Bay on Sunday.
The Dallas Cowboys signed punter Brian Moorman, who was released by the Bills with a net of 32.7 yards per punt in three games.
Moorman was a two-time Pro Bowl selection and steps in for injured Cowboys punter Chris Jones. Jones will miss at least two weeks with a sprained knee.
Moorman has allowed an NFL-worst 172 return yards and coach Chan Gailey said he was missing directional...
According to Calvin Watkins of ESPNDallas.com, the Cowboys have signed free agent punter Brian Moorman, formerly of the Bills.
Punter Chris Jones has a knee injury, which could land him on IR.
The Buffalo Bills have released veteran punter Brian Moorman and signed free agent Shawn Powell to replace him.
Moorman has been with the Bills since 2001 and twice was selected to the Pro Bowl. But he had struggled this season with a net average of 32.7 yards per punt.
Powell was with the Bills in the preseason before being released. The 6-foot-4, 243-pounder from Florida State...
I've been to about 20 or so games at McFaddens since I've moved to NYC 10 years ago. Boy, let me tell you how many of those games sucked. I'd be drinking..angerly, while watching Kelly Holcomb or JP Losman guide the Bills to 200 yards in total offense in a thrilling 21-11 loss. However, no matter how bad the game was, you could always set your clock to the bar...
UPDATE: Tim Graham of the Buffalo News has confirmed the release, and states that the team will be bringing back rookie punter Shawn Powell
The details are just starting to come in, but according to CBS Sports’ Jason LaCanfora, the Buffalo Bills are set to release longtime punter Brian Moorman today.
“Bills are releasing veteran stalwart P Brian Moorman. Surprise move. Have a...
It’s Week Four, which is good because it is time for the New England Patriots. Week four is great because the Buffalo Bros are back for another jam-packed podcast. Jason, Sniper, Blake and Topher have joined forces to talk about next Sunday’s game, the running backs, Brian Moorman, fantasy implications of Bills players, and much much more. And they have fun doing it. And you’ll...
The Dallas Cowboys signed punter Brian Moorman, who was released by the Bills with a net of 32.7 yards per punt in three games. Moorman was a two-time Pro Bowl selection and steps in for injured Cowboys punter Chris Jones. Jones will miss at least two weeks with a sprained knee. Moorman has allowed an NFL-worst 172 return yards and coach Chan Gailey said he was missing directional...