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Ravens sign the best punter in the NFL…and place 7 players in the Top 100 if you count Haloti…

Sam Koch (pronounced “COOK”) is the best punter in the NFL.  He has played for the Ravens, and the team wanted to make sure he continues playing for the Ravens. Sam Koch, 6-1, 220, drafted in the 6th round of the 2006 NFL Draft out of Nebraska… The Ravens and punter Sam Koch have reached a verbal agreement on a contract extension. The deal is a five-year, $18.75 million...
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July 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Ravens Agree Extension With Punter Sam Koch

The future of Baltimore Ravens long-time punter Sam Koch was resolved yesterday, as the team signed a five-year extension with the player they drafted in the sixth round of the 2006 NFL Draft.Koch was set to become an unrestricted free agent next year, and this new deal keeps him in Baltimore until 2020, meaning he's likely to be a Raven for his entire career.While guards Marshal...
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July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Ravens extend punter Koch, who will now make more than Justin Forsett

Ravens punter Sam Koch just got a big raise that puts his salary ahead of starting running back Justin Forsett. Koch inked a five-year extension worth $18.75 million, including a $4 million signing bonus, according to The Baltimore Sun. His new average annual salary of $3.25M puts him ahead of the three-year, $9-million deal that Forsett inked earlier this offseason. Forsett's signing...
Via Fox Sports
July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Ravens Sign P Sam Koch To A Five-Year, $18.5M Extension

The Baltimore Ravens announced that they’ve have reached an agreement with P Sam Koch on a new five-year contract extension Thursday. Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun reports that the deal is a five-year, $18.5 million extension. Wilson adds that Koch’s new contract includes a $4 million signing bonus, $16.25 million in new money and $7.3 million guaranteed. The Ravens...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Sam Koch jokingly disagrees with the notion that punters don’t matter

Baltimore Ravens punter Sam Koch and former Raven Haloti Ngata were reunited yesterday for some racing at Autobahn. Koch might have been sending a subtle message given his fashion choice, wearing purple, but no sign of a Ravens logo. As you can see in the photo, Koch’s shirt reads “punters are people too.” Besides the fact that it’s a pretty cool and humorous slogan, it...
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April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Ravens think footballs were under-inflated vs. Pats

With the lid reportedly opened on “DeflateGate,” more teams are coming out of the woodwork.   Some players on the Baltimore Ravens believe the kicking balls they used during their AFC divisional-round game against the New England Patriots were “slightly under-inflated,” league sources told’s Jason La Canfora on Tuesday night. WTHR’s Bob Kravitz confirmed...
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Is Sam Koch the next Billy Cundiff?

When the Ravens inked their punter, Sam Koch, to a 5-year extension worth $12.5 million, they were giving a nod of confidence to the right leg of the former Nebraska Cornhusker.  Many people would group Sam Koch in the “elite” category for punters, and he is paid as such, being accredited by different sources as the sixth-to-eighth highest paid punter in the league.  Any a...
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April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Vonta Leach, Jameel McClain & Sam Koch Possible Cap Casualties For Ravens

Yesterday, the Ravens officially locked up OLB Terrell Suggs to a four-year contract extension that offered them close to $4 million in cap relief. Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun later reported that Baltimore approached NT Haloti Ngata about an extension that would reduce his $16 million cap figure for the 2014 season, but talks reportedly went nowhere. Today, Jeff Zrebiec...
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February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Ravens expected to dump punter Sam Koch

getty images The Baltimore Ravens are expected to let punter Sam Koch go. By cutting Koch the Ravens could save $1.6 million against the cap according to ESPN’s Jamison Hensley. He was 22nd in net average in 2013 and was 13th in punts inside the 20-yard line. If the Ravens cut Koch expect them to target a punter in the mid rounds of the 2014 NFL Draft.
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

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