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Time to punt Sav Rocca to the curb for one of these draft picks

Finally, after weeks and weeks of reviewing the top ten prospects at each position in the 2014 NFL Draft, I reach the moment everyone’s been anticipating with baited breath. That’s right: Kickers and punters. Washington really isn’t in the market for a kicker, as Kai Forbath has been very good during his time with the Redskins. He was 18-for-22 on field goals last season. He’s...
Via cover32 - Redskins
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins Cut 5 Players Including Adam Carriker and Sav Rocca

Redskins Cut 5 Players One day after the Washington Redskins placed the franchise tag on Brian Orakpo the team cut ties with five players. The five players are defensive end Adam Carriker, punter Sav Rocca, runningback’s Jawan Jamison and Davin Meggett, and tight end Robert Quinn. Adam Carriker was set to make nearly $6.5 million [...]
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Redskins fail miserably on fake punt attempt

The Washington Redskins tried to spice things up with a 27-21 lead over the Minnesota Vikings late in the third quarter with a head-scratching decision to try a trick play in the form of a fake punt inside of their own 35-yard-line. As you can see in the GIF below, the play wasn’t executed very well.     Punter Sav Rocca showed off his lack of passing ability by missing his...
Via Gridiron Grit
November 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Redskins to work out punters after Rocca tweaks knee

The Washington Redskins planned to work out free agent punters after Sav Rocca "tweaked" his knee while jogging Thursday, head coach Mike Shanahan said. The Redskins will work Rocca out on Saturday before deciding whether to sign another punter for Sunday's game against the New York Giants. Rocca is officially listed as questionable. Rocca also serves as the holder...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Rocca Came Here To Win A Championship

AP Image Shortly before Christmas, I had the opportunity to talk football with Australian Broadcasting Corporation correspondent Craig McMurtrie and his cameraman Louie Eroglu at Redskins Park. It turned out that not only has Redskins punter Sav Rocca been a punting stud in Washington this season, but he’s also turned heads 10,000 miles away in his native Australia.  The reason...
Via Redskins Blog
January 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Rocca’s Punts Turning Heads Down Under

AP Image Australian Broadcast Corporation (the other ABC) correspondent Craig McMurtrie and his trusted cameraman Louie Eroglu have been based in Washington, D.C. for about a year now, covering the many political and social happenings in the United States. Prior to August, the NFL and Redskins weren’t really on their radar for newsworthiness.  But that was before the Redskins...
Via Redskins Blog
December 22, 2011  |  Discuss

Gameday Q&A: Sav Rocca chasing championship dream in second pro career

After going through three different punters during the 2010 season, the Washington Redskins found some much-needed stability this year with the acquisition of free agent Sav Rocca. The 38-year-old Australian has recorded 26 punts inside the 20-yard-line and only one touchback this season, which ties him for first in the NFC and second in the NFL. Read full article >>
Via Redskins Insider
December 18, 2011  |  Discuss

Sav Rocca hopeful injury isn’t serious

Washington Redskins punter Sav Rocca was hopeful that the second-quarter injury that he suffered isn’t too serious, although it hampered his efforts during the second half. Rocca injured his left ankle midway through the second quarter, when New York Jets linebacker Garrett McIntyre ran into him shortly after Rocca got off a 37-yard punt. Read full article >>
Via Redskins Insider
December 04, 2011  |  Discuss

A Redskin fan in a Sav Rocca jersey

Look, there aren’t a lot of heroes out there right now. So why not butcher up an existing jersey and turn it into an homage to the first-year punter, I guess. Via @dcmadness202. Read full article >>
Via D.C. Sports Bog
November 07, 2011  |  Discuss

Sav Rocca’s World Tour Continues

As the plane touched down in Toronto yesterday, it was an all too familiar feeling for Redskins punter Sav Rocca.  The Italian-Australian footballer has now played for four teams, across two major professional sports, on three continents, four countries, spanning 21 years. “I’ve played in Australia, the U.S., Canada, and we played an exhibition game in London when I was in Australia...
Via Redskins Blog
October 30, 2011  |  Discuss
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