NICK HARRIS RUMORS & GOSSIP
Could a pharmaceutical salesman be the Detroit Lions' next punter?
Hey, it couldn't be any worse than the production they got out of their punters last season.
Blake Clingan, who last played football in 2010 at the University of Central Florida, was impressive enough during a tryout Tuesday that he was signed to a one-year contract by the Lions, according to the club'...
The Panthers have released veteran kicker Olindo Mare just one year after giving him a four-year, $12 million contract.
Justin Medlock, a journeyman kicker who last played for the CFL's Hamilton Tiger-Cats, appears to have won the Carolina job. Medlock displayed a stronger leg at training camp than Mare, who was 22 of 28 on field goals attempts last year with two key misses...
Via AP on Fox
August 27, 2012
Place-kicker Olindo Mare was released by the Panthers just one season into a four-year, $12 million deal. Justin Medlock is the only other kicker on the roster, although Carolina could bring in more competition with veterans such as Josh Brown and Neil Rackers on the free-agent market. Mare, 39, made 22 of 28 (78.6 percent) of his field-goal attempts in 2011, with two of his six...
Punter Nick Harris signed with the Panthers and is expected to compete with rookie Brad Nortman. Harris was released by Jacksonville after the Jaguars drafted Pat Angerer last month. A 12th-year veteran, Harris averaged 42.7 gross yards in 11 games last season and 37.9 net with 13 punts downed inside the 20-yard line. He has a career gross average of 42.5 yards and net of 35.7.
The Jacksonville Jaguars, who drafted punter Bryan Anger in the third round of the NFL Draft on Friday, have released two punters who were on their roster, Nick Harris and Spencer Lanning, according to the Florida Times-Union. The Jaguars drafted Anger, who played at Cal, with the 70th pick of the draft. That is the earliest a punter has been drafted since 1995. Harris, an...
Just hours before the 2012 NFL Free Agency frenzy kicked into full swing at 4:00pm EST on Tuesday, the Jacksonville Jaguars announced that they will be releasing wide receiver and special teams standout Kassim Osgood and re-signing punter Nick Harris.
Tania Ganguli of the Florida Times Union first reported the news of Harris’ re-signing. The 33-year-old punter was with the...
It’s time once again for some Lookalikes! The Ravens roll into Jacksonville on Monday Night Football this week to play a team they haven’t seen since the 2008 season finale (a 27-7 Ravens victory in B’More). So who on the Jags’ roster conjures up visions of somebody else?
Let’s have a look, shall we?
First off, some blasts from Lookalikes! past. Punter Nick Harris has been...
The Jaguars have signed 33-year old punter Nick Harris to replace Matt Turk. Harris played in all 16 games for the Lions last year and he punted the ball 90 times for 4,018 yards (44.6 avg). He also had 8 touchbacks (8.9%) and pinned the opponents inside their own 20-yard line 24 times (26.7%) last year. Harris has now played in 159 games in his first 11 years in the NFL and...
The Jacksonville Jaguars have waived veteran punter Matt Turk two days after his 22-yard punt set up Cincinnati's winning touchdown.
The Jaguars signed free agent Nick Harris to replace him. Harris, in his 11th season, has spent time with Denver, Cincinnati and Detroit. The Jaguars also waived tight end Brett Brackett from the practice squad.
Harris has played in 159 games...
Via AP on Fox
October 11, 2011
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The Jacksonville Jaguars agreed to terms with Nick Harris and released fellow punter Matt Turk on Tuesday.
Terms of Harris' deal were not disclosed.
Harris averaged 43.2 yards per punt during his time with the Detroit Lions (2003-10).
Turk, 43, has struggled this season, posting a 39.7-yard average and a 32.8 net average.