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Former Jets punter Steve Weatherford earns $51,000 for one day of work

Steve Weatherford punted four times during the New York Jets loss to the New England Patriots, and he’s a wealthier man for his one day of work. Per a report from Sean Wagner-McGough of CBS Sports, Weatherford collected approximately $51,000 after averaging 40.3 yards per punt last Sunday. He was originally signed for a minimum salary of $870,000. If you take that amount and...
Via Sportsnaut
October 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Steve Weatherford earned $51K for four days work with Jets

The New York Jets have released Steve Weatherford, who served as an emergency replacement for injured regular punter Ryan Quigley. And with his short stint all said and done — he was signed on Saturday — the veteran punter earned $51,000 for four days of work which included him handling punting duties in the team’s tilt with the New England Patriots on Sunday. Weatherford...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
October 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Weatherford offered punting job while hosting radio show

The New York Jets signed Steve Weatherford as an emergency punter on Saturday, but that’s only part of the story. With Ryan Quigley dealing with a troublesome shin, Weatherford, released by the Giants at the end of preseason, was called up and offered the job by Jets general manager Mike Maccagnan during a commercial break while hosting a radio show on ESPN Radio. He accepted...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants punter breaks down Eagles' QB situation

By Rachel Wold New York Giants punter Steve Weatherford recently spoke about new Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Tim Tebow. He’s clearly a supporter of Tebow’s off the field. “I’m the biggest Tim Tebow fan in the world,” Weatherford said in an interview on WFAN on Friday. “I mean, who wouldn’t want their daughter to date a guy like that?” However, when it...
Via Sportsnaut
June 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants punter feels 'blessed' after surviving car accident

By Jason Rowan New York Giants punter Steve Weatherford was involved in an automobile wreck early Monday morning on the New Jersey Turnpike and took to social media afterward to express how “blessed” he feels to walk away from the accident for the most part unscathed. Weatherford was in the midst of a cross-country trek from San Diego to New York for the Giants OTAs, scheduled...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Sidney Rice, Steve Weatherford to donate brains for research

By Vincent Frank Former NFL wide receiver Sidney Rice and current New York Giants punter Steve Weatherford announced recently that they will donate their brains for medical research following their deaths. Rice explained his decision as follows: "I had my fair share of fun in the NFL. Unfortunately, I wasn’t educated enough on (what) concussions can lead to. The brain studies...
Via Sportsnaut
March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Ripped New York Giants punter Steve Weatherford named most fit NFL player

It’s truly amazing sometimes seeing the shape that professional athletes are in. Some more than others. This is New York Giants punter Steve Weatherford: via If you can believe it, Weatherford was recently named the most fit NFL player by Muscle & Fitness magazine. Who would ever have imagined? You may also be interested in: Ripped New York Giants punter Steve...
Via cover32 - Giants
October 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants punter's Twitter account hacked by Eagles fan?

It's no secret that New York Giants punter Steve Weatherford has one of the NFL's most active Twitter accounts. On Tuesday, his followers were stunned when he posted, "The Giants are stink and I'm no good! Fly eagles fly!"It didn't take long for everyone to surmise that the out of character tweet presumably came from a Philadelphia Eagles fan who hacked into Weatherford's Twitter...
Via The Other Paper
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: New York Giants Punter Steve Weatherford is No Joke When it Comes to Leg Press

When people typically think of punters they--oh, let's face it. Most folks don't think of punters unless they are getting a kick blocked or something. Anyway...that is not the case with New York Giants punter. Besides being a heck of a guy that does what he can in the community the man trains like he's a defensive lineman or something. Here he is doing sets of 10 on leg press with...
Via FatManWriting
July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

It Was a Prom Filled Weekend for 31-Year Old New York Giants Punter Steve Weatherford

It's become a pretty common thing for football players, cheerleaders, and celebrities to get hit up by kids looking for prom dates. Every request can't be answered of course and in all fairness few can even be granted--but sometimes they are granted. Back in April Giants punter Steve Weatherford was asked by a young fan if he go--and he said yes. Over the weekend it was time to...
Via FatManWriting
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

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