As he prepares to begin his sixth season in the NFL, Saints punter Thomas Morstead can't help but reflect back on the journey he began in 2009 after the Saints drafted him in the fifth round.
Since his black and gold debut, Morstead has won a Super Bowl, grown from a quiet rookie into one of the most experienced voices in the Saints locker room, married his longtime sweetheart...
If he dwells on it, it saddens punter Thomas Morstead that he was only one of six players on the Saints roster as of Monday who won Super Bowl XLIV at the end of the 2009 season.
That’s a lot of friends who have had to pack up and move on with their wives, girlfriends and children while he’s stayed behind, in hopes of helping New Orleans win a second championship.
But the good...
Punters are sometimes the red-headed-stepchild of the NFL world, much to the chagrin of NFL Network’s Rich Eisen and his ‘Punters are People Too’ campaign.
The Saints’ Thomas Morstead is one of the more outspoken and personable legs in the league, and last week he went under the razor to combat childhood cancer.
Morstead had been growing out his hair and beard in concert...
Saints punter Thomas Morstead’s advocacy for children and cancer patients will continue Saturday, when he’s set to shave his head and beard at an Irish pub in Mid-City.
Morstead is participating in the St. Baldrick’s Day block party at Finn McCool’s Irish Pub in the 3700 block of Banks Street in New Orleans, the Pro Bowl punter’s charitable organization announced Friday...
The New Orleans Saints are down 13 – 0 in the first half and have struggled greatly. They have already had to use their punter, Thomas Morstead, a few times.
On this particular play, the Saints punter gets hit in the groin area with the ball from the longsnapper.
GIF Credit Bleacher Report: Saints punter, Thomas Morstead, shanks punt after being hit in the groin.
Needless to say...
New Orleans Saints punter Thomas Morstead discovered that his hand warmer is actually multifunctional during Saturday’s divisional playoff game against the Seattle Seahawks,
With wind and heavy rain making things tricky for both squads at CenturyLink Field, Morstead had some trouble handling the snap during the first punt of the game. The ball slipped right through his hands and...
Saints punter Thomas Morstead is now wearing a ring more precious to him than his Super Bowl ring with the Saints: a wedding ring.
Saturday he married his longtime girlfriend Lauren Moore in the couple's hometown of Houston.
Morstead and Moore have dated since high school.
The service at Holy Rosary Church was attended by several of Morstead's current and former teammates...
Saints punter Thomas Morstead parted ways with his long locks at a recent charity event in New Orleans where funds were being raised to fight cancer.
The agent for Thomas Morstead says the Saints' punter and kickoff specialist has agreed to a six-year extension worth $21.9 million.
Vann McElroy says the deal pays Morstead an average of $3.65 million during the final six years of what now becomes a seven-year deal running through the 2018 season.
That would make Morstead the second-highest paid punter in the NFL behind Oakland...
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July 26, 2012
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