Originally posted on Buzz On Broad  |  Last updated 9/25/12


Earlier today, the Philadelphia Eagles released punter Chas Henry. In accordance to this move the Eagles also re-signed punter Mat McBriar, who had played the preseason in Philadelphia.

In 19 games with the Eagles, Henry has punted the ball 82 times but the longest punt that he has ever had went for 62 yards. McBriar, who is only 33 years old, played 2 less games than Henry and recorded 7 touchbacks. Henry, who was 22 at the time, only had 9 touchbacks.

Though replacing a punter may not make the Eagles into a Super Bowl contender, it sure does improve a position that is vital in a battle for field position.

David A. Cattai is the Featured Writer for the Philadelphia Flyers with Rant Sports & Featured Beat Writer covering the Philadelphia Phillies for Buzz On Broad.

Follow me on Twitter @DCattaiSports for all Flyers, Phillies, NHL, and MLB sports updates.

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