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Most people have good things to say about Mike Westhoff, longtime special teams coach for the Jets. Steve Weatherford is a big exception. The Giants punter says Westhoff's attitude held him back last year.
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Fox's zoomed-in replays of Lawrence Tynes' game-winning kick last Sunday revealed something unusual about Steve Weatherford, the guy responsible for holding the football on Giants field goals.
When the New York Giants beat the San Francisco 49ers with an overtime field goal in the NFC Championship game, punter Steve Weatherford was caputred yelling “We are going to the mother[bleeping] Super Bowl!” The phrase has now become the team’s mantra as they prepare for Indianapolis.
On their last night off before Super Bowl preparations, Weatherford, runningback Brandon...
Taped inside of Steve Weatherfordâs locker all season has been a headline from a story in September in which Jets special teams coach Mike Westhoff said he âwasnât good enoughâ to punt for the Jets anymore.
As we wait for the Giants and Patriots to take the field in Indianapolis, we're going to be running down the 10 biggest reasons why the Giants are headed to Super Bowl 42. Coming in at number 10 is Steve Weatherford.
You rarely hear about a punter being one of the reasons that a team makes a Super Bowl, but Steve Weatherford deserves that kind of credit.
Signed as a free agent...
Taped inside Steve Weatherford's locker all season has been a headline from a September story in which Jets special-teams coach Mike Westhoff said Weatherford "wasn't good enough" to punt for the Jets at the end of last season.
Lawrence Tynes is glad Jets special teams coach Mike Westhoff doesn’t have Steve Weatherford to kick around anymore.
The Giants kicker yesterday blasted Westhoff for taking shots in September at Weatherford, the former Jets punter now booting ably for Big Blue.
“Unbelievable. That’s the worst statement of the...
As Steve Weatherford, the Giants’ holder, and Zak DeOssie, the long snapper, prepared for an expected rainy and muddy title game, they did not speak about a botched attempt in a 2003 playoff game.
New York Jets special teams coordinator Mike Westhoff will return for the 2012 season, Jenny Vrentas of The Star-Ledger confirms. Westhoff has spent the last 11 seasons with the Jets, who expect him to retire after the 2012 season. Prior to joining the Jets, Westhoff spent 15 seasons with the Miami Dolphins and three seasons with the Indianapolis Colts. Westhoff is regarded as one...
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Voluble Jets special teams coach Mike Westhoff will return for the 2012 season, according to Jenny Vrentas of the Newark Star-Ledger. Westhoff’s contract was up and was reportedly considering retirement. Vrentas writes that the Jets expect the Hard Knocks star to retire after the 2012 season. Westfhoff was in the news lately after taking some…
Lawrence Tynes noticed it back in the summer, the first time Steve Weatherford got down on one knee, caught the snap from Zak DeOssie and held for a practice field goal. Right then, Tynes, the Giants’ kicker, wondered what the heck was going on with the wedding ring on Weatherford...