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San Francisco 49ers Special Teams preview: New year, same look

Remember when place kicker Phil Dawson made 89 percent of his field goals and punter Andy Lee kicked an average of 48.2 yards per punt? Well expect the same this upcoming year. Dawson and Lee are already locks to make the squad and long snapper Kevin McDermott is also included in that list. The only one who is really trying to improve at training camp is Colton Schmidt. He is likely...
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49ers' Andy Lee working on a knuckle ball punt

Punting has remained relatively unchanged since, well, ever. 49ers punter Andy Lee may be changing that. According to through  Lee is working on a “knuckle-punt” which would be exactly what it sounds like. A wobbly punt that would be a punting equivalent of a knuckle ball. “It’s definitely something I want to do in a game to see how it...
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August 29, 2013  |  Discuss

49ers punter Andy Lee is working on a ... Knuckle Punt

49ers punter Andy Lee is apparently working on a 'knuckle punt.' Now, why he'd tell anyone he was working on a such a kick could simply be so that every returner is thinking they might have to deal with said punt but...whatever: “It’s definitely something I want to do in a game to see how it actually happens in a live situation,” Lee said. “In practice, you can...
Via Bob's Blitz
August 29, 2013  |  Discuss

49ers P working on knuckle punt

San Francisco 49ers punter Andy Lee is working on a trick punt that he calls a knuckle punt. Charlie Hough had nothing to do with it.

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August 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Andy Lee Is Trying Out A ‘Knuckle Punt’

49ers punter Andy Lee is already considered one of the best at his position in the NFL. The three-time Pro Bowler could even get that much better if his plan to add a “knuckle punt” to his arsenal goes well in the final game of the preseason, during which Lee intends to try the gimmick punt.“It’s definitely something I want to do in a game to see how it actually happens in...
Via Kissing Suzy Kolber
August 28, 2013  |  Discuss

49ers P Andy Lee hoping to unveil 'Knuckle Punt' in preseason finale

If you're favorite part of the second Mighty Ducks movie was the 'Knuckle Puck' then you might want to tune in to the 49ers final preseason game on Thursday where San Francisco punter Andy Lee is hoping to unveil the 'Knuckle Punt.' If the 49ers find themselves in a fourth down situation around midfield Lee plans on introducing the world to his unique kick. ...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 28, 2013  |  Discuss

49ers sign Lee through 2018

Andy Lee has made every punt and held every field goal and extra-point attempt -- minus a few in the preseason -- for the San Francisco 49ers since 2004. Now Lee and his booming leg will be a part of the 49ers even longer. San Francisco signed the three-time All-Pro punter to a six-year contract extension Wednesday that will keep him keep him with the franchise through the 2018...
Via AP on Fox
May 24, 2012  |  Discuss

God Signs 6 Year Extension…I mean Andy Lee

The 49ers extended the contract of the great Andy Lee today. The extension is for 6 years and keeps Andy in Red and Gold through the 2018 season. Matt Maiocco tweeted that the annual value will be around $4 million. Four million for the greatest punter in the history of the NFL. That is what I call a steal. The Jets may have Jesus, but the 49ers have God. “The 49ers are pleased...
Via 49ersNews
May 23, 2012  |  Discuss

49ers sign Lee to six-year extension

San Francisco 49ers' punter Andy Lee signed a six-year extension that will take him through the 2018 season. A three-time Pro Bowl selection and three-time All-Pro, Lee has been one of the league's most productive punters. In 2011, he set the NFL single-season record in net punting average, at 44 yards. "The 49ers are pleased to have reached a long term contract...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 23, 2012  |  Discuss

49ers sign All-Pro punter Andy Lee through 2018

The San Francisco 49ers have signed three-time All-Pro punter Andy Lee to a six-year contract extension through the 2018 season. The 49ers announced Lee's extension Wednesday. San Francisco selected Lee in the sixth round of the 2004 draft with the 188th pick overall. The 29-year-old has played in 128 games for the 49ers and holds team records in punts (723), yards (33,069...
Via AP on Fox
May 23, 2012  |  Discuss
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