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Ryan mostly a spectator during Seattle's preseason

RENTON, Wash. (AP) Jon Ryan waited. And waited. And kept waiting for a chance to do his job. For two straight weeks, Ryan stood on the Seattle Seahawks sideline as a spectator. Getting paid essentially to stand by and watch. Then finally, in the fourth quarter of last week's preseason game against Chicago, it happened. Ryan got to jog on the field and punt after 16 straight...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Seattle Seahawks punter Jon Ryan pretty much gets paid to watch football

You know that your team is having a good day when your punter doesn’t have anything better to do than make jokes. Such was the case for the Seattle Seahawks on Friday night when they clobbered the San Diego Chargers, 41-14. Here is a brief recap of each drive that Seattle had during the game and the result:   As you can see, not much punting going on there. This led Jon Ryan...
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August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Seattle Seahawks Punter Jon Ryan Has the Best Job/Seat in the House

The Seattle Seahawks had a pretty easy time against the San Diego Chargers Friday night scoring on every drive but one--a kneel down at the end of the first half. For Seattle fans it was great. They got to see their team destroy someone, but for one person it was particularly great.He was paid a ridiculous amount of money to watch the game from the best spot in the house--the sideline...
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August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Seahawks punter makes funny joke about a new promotion he received

Last night the Seahawks tore up the Chargers last night. The team scored on 7 of 8 drives. The only drive they didn’t score was a one play drive that ended the half. The Chargers defense was horrible, but one player felt he received a promotion after last night performance. @JonRyan9: Has anyone heard about […] The post Seahawks punter makes funny joke about a new promotion...
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August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Female Friday: Meet gorgeous Seahawks cheerleader Allie

The Seattle Seahawks cheerleaders are better known as the Seagals. Here at cover32 we love corny plays on words almost as much as we love cheerleaders, so that makes them the best in the NFL in our book. Today’s edition of female friday features Allie, who has been on the Seagals squad for two years. via Allie also works as a teacher and has a degree from St. Martin’s...
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July 25, 2014  |  4 Comments

Is Seattle Seahawks punter Jon Ryan the best in the NFL?

When Bleacher Report released its rankings of the top 32 NFL punters in April, they put Jon Ryan of the Seattle Seahawks at number 16 overall. Brandon Fields of the Miami Dolphins was ranked number one. I will be the first to admit that I’m not an expert on punting but I’m not a fan of the methodology they used. In the article the knocks against Ryan were a lack of control: “He...
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July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Seahawks punter Jon Ryan has a future as a comedian

Seahawks punter Jon Ryan is a huge baseball fan. His social media accounts are full of pictures of him and his girlfriend comedian Sarah Colonna at ballparks all around the country. Last night of course was the MLB’s annual home run derby, which Ryan wouldn’t miss for the world. He went on quite a tear on Twitter last night while it was going on, and it was mostly hilarious....
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July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Seahawks punt strategy on verge of NFL record

For most of his career, Jon Ryan's task was to change field position with booming punts. And then the Seattle Seahawks decided they wanted to change their punting approach. They wanted Ryan to pull back and use hang time and directional punting to take away the danger of giving up long returns. The Seahawks have been exceptional with achieving their goal this season. Entering...
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December 26, 2013  |  Discuss

“Punting Canadian” – Seattle Seahawks punter Jon Ryan in the spotlight

Seahawks All Access I started this after the “Canada Day” Seattle Seahawks game but never got around to finishing it, all I managed to accomplish was the title.  The reason why I chose Jon Ryan to be the subject of this piece was two fold. First, he’s Canadian so he seemed to be the perfect subject following Canada Day at CenturyLink and second, he became this first punter...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
November 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Seahawks Player Profiles: Jon Ryan

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Matt Church brings us a Northwest Player Profile of Seahawks punter Jon Ryan. Ryan was born in Regina Saskatchewan, played at the University of Regina, and got his professional start with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. With the noteriety he gained in the CFL, it didn't take long for the NFL to come calling. Ryan made his debut with the Grenn...
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June 26, 2012  |  Discuss
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