Found July 23, 2012 on My Sports Rumors:
Detroit_lions_v_d7a1
According to Tim McManus of 97.5 the Fanatic, the Philadelphia Eagles are giving punter Brad Maynard a workout. Yes, the Eagles do have second year punter Chas Henry but after the season he had it’s not a bad idea to make him earn his spot. @Tim_McManus: Eagles working out punter Brad Maynard. Personally, I think Henry doesn’t have to worry about losing his job but bringing in Maynard does have it’s benefits, that’s if he’s signed of course. Henry struggled mightily in placing the ball inside the 20 and keeping it out of the end zone in his rookie season. Henry placed 29% of his punts inside the 20, 9% inside the 10 and 14% went into the end zone for a touchback. Out of punters who played all season long his touchback percentage was the worst. Maynard doesn’t get the yardage on his punts but he’s one of the better directional punters in the game. Maynard put 40% inside the 20, 12% inside the 10 and only had ONE touchback. That’s right one touchback, what’s even more impres...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES
POLICE BLOTTER

Eagles' Lewis has charges dismissed

The charges stemming from a July 8th incident against Dion Lewis and his brother have been dismissed after video of the incident surfaced, which conflicted with what was in the police report. 

Philadelphia Eagles Backups with the Most to Prove During Training Camp

Andy Lyons / Getty Images While the majority of the players at Philadelphia Eagles training camp won’t be competing for starting positions, there is still much to be decided. Andy Reid and staff will use training camp as a time to identify valuable reserves and backups who will earn their way onto the roster, and then, ultimately the field. While there are plenty of established...

Eagles' Mike Patterson ruled out for training camp

The Philadelphia Eagles have ruled out defensive tackle Mike Patterson for their entire training camp and possibly more because the incision where he had brain surgery in January hasn't fully healed. Patterson, placed on the non-football injury list Sunday, was diagnosed with a brain malformation last August after suffering a seizure during a training camp practice at Lehigh...

Eagles' Patterson ruled out for camp

The Philadelphia Eagles have ruled out defensive tackle Mike Patterson for their entire training camp and possibly more because the incision where he had brain surgery in January hasn't fully healed. Patterson, placed on the non-football injury list Sunday, was diagnosed with a brain malformation last August after suffering a seizure during a training camp practice at Lehigh...

Mike Vick Stands By His “Dynasty” Talk, Andy Reid Backs Him

According to a few of my friends the Philadelphia Eagles are Super Bowl Contenders… apparently Mike Vick and Andy Reid not only thinks that but they are “building a dynasty”. Since opening that statement, Vick was asked to clarify those statements even further. “That’s just me speaking in confidence, and if you ask my teammates, they’d tell you the same thing,...

Mike Patterson's Recovery Opens Door for Fletcher Cox

  As the twelfth pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, defensive tackle Fletcher Cox is being counted on to contribute to the Philadelphia Eagles’ ‘wide nine’ defense fairly early in his career.   With the news today coming out of training camp concerning Mike Patterson, incumbent starter at tackle, Cox’s contributions may need to come earlier.   Patterson, the first round pick...

Michael Vick says the Giants are the team to beat

Getty Images Even though Michael Vick recently stated that the Philadelphia Eagles have a chance to become a dynasty, he said that the New York Giants are the team to beat this season in an interview with SI.com. “I think any team that wins the Super Bowl is gonna be the team to beat,” Vick said. “They’re champions throughout until somebody else claims the throne.” I agree...

Eagles try out Brad Maynard, Mat McBriar, two other punters

Hot News for P Brad Maynard
Eagles News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.