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The Jacksonville Jaguars on Tuesday released veteran punter Matt Turk, replacing him with free agent Nick Harris.
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The Jaguars have released 43-year old punter Matt Turk. Turk played in all five games for the Jaguars this year and he punted the ball 27 times for 1,072 yards (39.7 avg). Turk had 5 touchbacks (18.5%) and he also pinned the opposing teams inside their own 20-yard line 7 times (25.9%). Turk was really lousy last weekend against the Bengals and the Jaguars just didn’t want...
jaguars.comThe most hated man in Jacksonville has been sent packing, never to return. Matt Turk was released today and replaced by punter David Harris, who most recently spent eight seasons with the Detroit Lions. Turk has likely played his last down of NFL football, after a truly disastrous preseason and five games with the Jaguars, where he committed every cardinal sin a punter...
The Jacksonville Jaguars have waived veteran punter Matt Turk two days after his 22-yard punt set up Cincinnati's winning touchdown.
Matt Turk is out of a job after a poor performance on Sunday against the Bengals. The Jaguars cut the veteran punter, signing Nick Harris to replace him.
The Jaguars will work out punters on Tuesday, coach Jack Del Rio said. They've been unhappy with Matt Turk's performances this year and could make a change according to Tania Ganguli of the Florida Times-Union. Del Rio did not commit to making that change yet, though. "When you have seven punts on the day and one of them's good, that's not going to work for you...
The Jaguars are 1-4, and with an upcoming slate that includes games against the Steelers, Ravens, and Texans, 1-7 is looking like a virtual certainty. So what will they do to avoid the seemingly inevitable? They’ll change punters. The team has announced that Nick Harris is in and 43-year-old Matt Turk is out. Championship!