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Bengals sign punter Zoltan Mesko

The Cincinnati Bengals have signed punter Zoltan Mesko to a contract. Shawn Powell was let go by the Bengals in a corresponding move. Powell had taken the place of Kevin Huber who suffered a broken jaw near the end of the season in a game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Mesko spent seven games with the Steelers in 2013 before being waved. He has played in 55 games during his NFL...
December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Bengal’s New Punter Launches A Monster 10 Yarder

Shawn Powell, the punter brought in by the Bengals to finish out the season after Kevin Huber got leveled, showed the Cincy faithful what he is capable of today by kicking a 10 yard punt. Everybody shanks, Shawn. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
December 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Huber's career still alive, Powell in for season

The season of Kevin Huber officially came to an end Tuesday, being placed on Injured Reserve. The good news, however, is his career doesn’t appear in jeopardy of doing the same. Huber, who was hit under the chin by Pittsburgh’s Terence Garvin on Sunday, suffered a fractured jaw and cracked vertebra. Marvin Lewis and Huber stated the vertebra is expected to heal fine and surgery...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Bills bring back Brian Moorman

The Buffalo Bills have announced that they’ve brought back punter Brian Moorman. When he was released early in the 2012 season, it was thought that the Bills all-time leading punter had worn the Buffalo uniform for the last time. Just one year later Brian Moorman was seen as the best option after therelease of Shawn Powell. Moorman, who was last in camp with the Pittsburgh Steelers...
Via Pro Football Zone
October 06, 2013  |  Discuss

With poor hang time, Powell couldn't hang

BY DAN BEGNOCHEThe Buffalo Bills were accustomed to making teams pay once the punt unit marched onto the field last year. One year later, the punt unit is struggling. And its leader, punter Shawn Powell, is kaput.The team officially announced the release of the 24-year-old Friday, with coach Doug Marrone telling reporters much of problem had to do with the punter's hang time...
Via AFC East Daily
October 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Bills cut punter Powell after loss

The Buffalo Bills have released punter Shawn Powell a day after he struggled in 37-24 loss to the Cleveland Browns. The Bills announced the move Friday. Powell struggled in angling punts away from Cleveland's Travis Benjamin, who returned seven punts for a franchise-record 179 yards, including a 79-yard touchdown return. Powell was coming off a week in which he shanked two...
Via AP on Fox
October 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Raiders punter Ray Guy goes off about no punters being in Hall of Fame

There are plenty of times when punter is easily the most underrated position on the football field. Take Thursday night’s game between the Miami Dolphins and Buffalo Bills, for example. Buffalo rookie punter Shawn Powell tied a franchise record by landing five punts inside Miami’s 20-yard line during the 19-13 victory — one of which went out of bounds at the 1-yard line at...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Bills P Powell set to take over for Moorman

When it comes to booming punts, Buffalo Bills rookie Shawn Powell understands he's got big boots to fill when in it comes to replacing Brian Moorman. And numerous players on Wednesday expressed surprise and shock by the team's decision to release Moorman a day earlier. Defensive end Chris Kelsay was surprised by the timing. Quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick said Moorman'...
Via Fox Sports
September 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Bills cut P Moorman, re-sign Powell

Punter Brad Moorman was released by the Bills, who re-signed rookie Shawn Powell, according to the Buffalo News. Moorman, a former Pro Bowl punter, was reportedly let go for struggling with directional punts. Bills running back Fred Jackson tweeted: "WTF??? Released Mooreman??? For What??" A vested veteran, Moorman will receive his full $1.425 million base salary...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills Training Camp: Could Rookies Be The Face Of New Special Teams Unit?

Photo Courtesy of The Buffalo Bills used a seventh round draft pick on kicker John Potter out of Western Michigan in the seventh round of the 2012 NFL Draft. Following the draft, the front office brought in Shawn Powell, a strong legged punter from Florida State as an undrafted free agent. Both are hoping to earn starting roles nods over the veterans Rian...
Via Queen City Sports
August 16, 2012  |  Discuss
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