Originally posted on AFC East Daily  |  Last updated 5/2/13
In the NFL, ranking near the bottom of the league in your respective position will usually get you competition for your job in the offseason.Such is the predicament of New England Patriots punter Zoltan Mesko, who will need to defend his spot on the roster after the team signed undrafted free agent punter Ryan Allen from Louisiana Tech University. And at least at this stage, Mesko welcomes the pupil with open arms."If Ryan has any questions, I'll be happy to answer them," Mesko said, according to ESPNBoston.com. "Get him caught up to things."Naturally, when the balls start getting kicked, Mesko hopes to assist the rookie in finding the door. But Allen will be no pushover; he won the Ray Guy Award in back-to-back seasons, given each year to the nations best collegiate punter. Such a feat has not been accomplished since 2000.Mesko, in the meantime, ranked a putrid 29th in average yards per kick in 2012. Though not the true measure of a punter's skill, Pro Football Focus has not ranked...
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