NICK HARRIS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Lions sign punter from tryout

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'...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
March 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Panthers cut veteran kicker Mare, punter Harris

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  |  Discuss

PK Mare, P Harris among Panthers' cuts

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...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Panthers sign P Harris

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.
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Jaguars release 2 punters

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...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Jaguars Release Kassim Osgood, Re-Sign Nick Harris, Will Host Henne, Robinson

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...
Via Gridiron Grit
March 13, 2012  |  Discuss
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