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Masthay Could Get Booted

If Tim Masthay has another poor game on Thursday and if the Giants release Steve Weatherford – two big ifs – it wouldn’t be a shock to see the 10-year vet take over as Green Bay’s punter. Masthay struggled at the end of last season and he hasn’t regained his form this summer. The fifth-year pro from Kentucky been given a long leash by the front office and the coaches because...
Via Packers Notes
September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Packers' Masthay appears to win punter battle with release of Mandell

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Tim Masthay said nothing was out of the ordinary Monday morning, when the veteran Green Bay Packers punter and his young challenger, Cody Mandell, reported for work. "He was in meetings, and I lifted weights with him," Masthay said. "But I did not see him after that." That's because, shortly before practice started in the early afternoon, Masthay and others learned...
Via AP on Fox
August 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Tim Masthay has competition for punting job in Green Bay Packers training camp

General manager Ted Thompson and head coach Mike McCarthy have played this game before. Two years ago after Mason Crosby was coming off one of the worst seasons a kicker has had in recent memory, the team brought in Georgio Tavecchio to compete with the veteran and to, if not to win the job, at least get some competitive juices flowing through Crosby. The plan seemed to work. Crosby...
Via EndZoneScore
July 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Masthay's Time with Packers Could Be Nearing an End

The Green Bay Packers’ special teams struggles were well documented in 2014. Blocked field goals and punts, return touchdowns allowed, and the lack of a strong kick returner all contributed to an overall lackluster performance.While Green Bay’s special teams’ issues were widespread, one of the biggest problems was the overall performance of punter Tim Masthay. After being an...
Via Pro Football Spot
June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Cory’s Corner: Competition will be good for Tim Masthay

Nothing says how much a player will keep his job like a little competition. That’s exactly what happened when the Packers signed kicker Giorgio Tavecchio in 2013 to put some needed motivation in front of a struggling Mason Crosby. Last season, punter Tim Masthay had one of his worst seasons as a Packer. Masthay, who’s entering his sixth season, had the highest touchback percentage...
June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Tim Masthay 2014 Report Card – Packers Player Grades

1) Introduction: Tim Masthay has been the brightest spot in Packers’ punting history since the loss of Jon Ryan. Although, it’s not that hard to improve on what Green Bay used to have in Jeremy Kapinos, Masthay’s predecessor. 2) Profile: Tim Masthay Age: 27 Born: 4/16/1987 in Pittsburgh, Penn. Height: 6’1″ Weight: 200 College: Kentucky Rookie Year: 2010 NFL Experience...
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Punter Tim Masthay looks to rebound in playoffs

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) Tim Masthay is ready for a fresh start in the playoffs. After yearly improvement, the Green Bay Packers' fifth-year punter had his statistics dip for the first time this season - the result of a rough second half after putting up career-best numbers during the first half. Masthay averaged 44.1 gross and 37.0 net yards per punt on the season, struggling to get...
Via AP on Fox
January 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Packers team needs at kicker and punter

Each and every offseason brings new competition within each franchise as athletes are fighting for their lives to make one of the 32 teams that make up the NFL. The Packers are no different. Most of the time the competitions that garner the most attention are quarterback battles or position players fighting for the starting job on their team. Last year for the Packers, however, the...
Via cover32 - Packers
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

The top 10 kickers/punters in this years NFL Draft: Will Green Bay dip their toes in the pot?

Last year many were calling for Mason Crosby to be replaced as the Packers place kicker, but after a solid 2013-14 campaign he’s found his way back into the hearts of Packer Nation. Tim Masthay has become a staple on 4th downs for the Packers as well, as the field position battle is so critical in the NFL. Thinking that the Packers would pick up another kicker or punter, or even...
Via cover32 - Packers
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers Annual Checkup: Tim Masthay

  FOX Sports Wisconsin's Paul Imig gives an in-depth statistical analysis and film study of every Packers player in his annual offseason checkup. Check every weekday through mid-April for his latest report. Tim Masthay, punter Season stats: 17 games; 64 punts, 2,854 total yards (44.6 average), 2,493 net yards (39.0 net average), 22 downed inside the 20-yard line, five touchbacks...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

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