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Texans Top 20 of 2013: #3 Shane Lechler

In this series, we look at the top 20 Houston Texans of the 2013 season.    #3 Easily the best free agent signing of the offseason in punter Shane Lechler from the Oakland Raiders. The Houston Texans brought in one of the most dominant punters in NFL history and his return to his home state did not disappoint. It is not a bad thing to have a good punter on the team, but to have...
Via State of the Texans
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Player Spotlight: Shane Lechler

This week in Player Spotlight, we will take a look at a player whose value tends to go overlooked and many times underappreciated. This player has a small part in the overall scheme of things but his part is vital to the defense and causing issues for opposing offenses. The spotlight shines on Houston Texans punter Shane Lechler. Boom! That’s the sound you hear when the ball comes...
Via State of the Texans
September 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Shane Lechler says the Raiders never contacted him

Punter Shane Lechler told 95.7 The Game in San Francisco that he didn’t hear anything from the Oakland Raiders before he signed with the Texans in free agency. “I wasn’t hearing anything from Oakland,” Lechler said, per ProFootballtalk.com. “After giving them 13 years and plus what the Davis family has done for me, I thought I would at least have a conversation with someone...
Via Pro Football Zone
March 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Shane Lechler Signs Three-Year Deal With Houston Texans

Shane Lechler will be heading back home. Lechler, 36, went to college at Texas A&M University. After being drafted by the Raiders 13 years ago in 2000, Lechler will be heading back to his home state of Texas. The seven-time Pro Bowler is the all-time NFL leader in gross punting average at 45.7 yards. Lechler has a sub-par season, or at least for him. The numbers he put up...
Via Football Nation
March 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Texans agree to terms with Shane Lechler

According to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle, the Texans have agreed to terms on a contract with free agent punter Shane Lechler. Texans have agreed to terms with P Shane Lechler. — John McClain (@McClain_on_NFL) March 23, 2013 Lechler has been one of the NFL’s best punters over the course of his career.  He’s played his entire 14 year career with the Raiders.   Need...
Via Pro Football Zone
March 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Shane Lechler set to visit the Texans

Texans are bringing in punter Shane Lechler for a visit Thursday. — John McClain (@McClain_on_NFL) March 20, 2013 The Texans were interested in Lechler last time his contract expired but Raiders gave him 4 mil a year. — John McClain (@McClain_on_NFL) March 20, 2013   According to multiple sources the Houston Texans are bringing in free agent punter and Texas native Shane...
Via State of the Texans
March 20, 2013  |  Discuss

My Two Cents: What’s Left for the Oakland Raiders? Part 3

What up RaiderNation? Welcome to this week’s edition of My Two Cents, with your favorite old man Raider fan, Old Timer. First of all, I want to thank all of you who participated in last week’s poll. It appears that RaiderNation agrees with me that Rolando McClain is the defensive player most likely to be cut or traded after the [...]
Via Silver and Black Daily
December 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Raiders could end up letting Shane Lechler walk in free agency

There’s a chance the Oakland Raiders could let punter Shane Lechler sign with another this offseason. The reason for this speculation is the fact that  fellow punter Marquette king was placed on injured reserve. Very rarely is a player placed on injured reserve when they were signed to only hold down a spot for a player that was out with an injury (like what King did for Lechler...
Via Pro Football Zone
December 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Shane Lechler says a replacement referee wouldn’t let him use a kicking ball

A lot of people may not realize it, but the NFL actually has separate balls for kicking and passing. Quarterbacks do not throw the same footballs that kickers and punters kick and vice versa. Casual fans watching at home have no reason to know the difference, but one might think this information would be important for the officials, right? Not the replacement refs, of course. During...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders 2013 Franchise Tag Candidates

P Shane Lechler Punters and kickers are the most often franchised because the franchise tag values for them are very cheap and franchising them makes a lot more sense than giving them a long term deal. The Raiders don’t have another option that makes any sense and Lechler is one of the best punters in the league (47.6 yards per punt career average). They will likely franchise him...
Via The Football Fan Spot
August 09, 2012  |  Discuss
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