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Matt Turk | Punter

Team: Unsigned Free Agent
Age / DOB:  (46) / 6/16/1968
Ht / Wt:  6'5' / 251
College: Wisconsin-Whitewater
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Texans signed P Matt Turk.
Brett Hartmann, Turk's successor in Houston this season, tore his ACL in last week's game. Turk was brutal in five games with the Jags early in the season, but the Texans staff has a familiarity level with the 43-year-old. Tue, Dec 6, 2011 05:05:00 PM

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Jaguars released P Matt Turk.

They'll bite the bullet after guaranteeing him $600,000 this offseason. Turk had been among the worst punters in the league, averaging just 32.8 net yards through five weeks. His Week 5 performance against the Bengals was the final straw, leaving coach Jack Del Rio fuming. At age 43, Turk's career could be over.
Tue, Oct 11, 2011 03:27:00 PM

The Jaguars are bringing in punters after Matt Turk's brutal performance in last Sunday's loss to the Bengals.

Coach Jack Del Rio threw Turk under the bus Monday. "When you have seven punts on the day and [only] one of them is good, that's not going to work for you. That's what we had [Sunday]," Del Rio said. Turk, a 43-year-old veteran, blamed windy conditions for his poor play. Free agents Nick Harris and Matt Dodge are candidates to replace him.
Tue, Oct 11, 2011 11:09:00 AM

Jaguars agreed to terms with P Matt Turk, formerly of the Texans.

Jacksonville takes a big step down from Adam Podlesh, who left for dollar signs in Chicago. Podlesh is 28 years old and finished tied for fourth in the league in net punting average last season. Turk is 43 years old and ranked 21st.
Thu, Jul 28, 2011 11:41:00 PM

The Texans are not expected to try to re-sign free agent P Matt Turk.

Turk ranked 25th in gross average and 21st in net last season. The 43-year-old may have to settle for an in-season contract if he has designs on punting this year. The Texans are expected to sign a new starting punter in free agency.
Mon, Jul 18, 2011 03:25:00 PM

Texans re-signed P Matt Turk to a one-year contract.

Turk turns 40 before the season, but punters have long shelf lives and he posted a strong 39.4 net average last year. He also didn't have a single try blocked or returned for a score, dropping 24 punts inside the opposing 20.
Fri, Mar 5, 2010 12:19:00 AM

Texans re-signed P Matt Turk. ESPN's John Clayton reports the deal is worth $2.35 million over two seasons.

Included is a $500,000 signing bonus. The 39-year-old had a solid season with a 37.9 net average in 2007, and landed 24 of his 55 punts inside the 20-yard line.
Wed, Mar 19, 2008 09:55:00 AM

Texans signed P Matt Turk.

31-year-old Chad Stanley is coming off one of his better years, but Turk has been a consistent performer when healthy. The two will vie to start in camp.
Mon, Jul 23, 2007 05:13:00 PM

Free agent punter Matt Turk is negotiating with the Rams and Steelers.

Pittsburgh is clearly looking for an upgrade over veteran Chris Gardocki. The Rams also met with special teamer Ike Reese on Tuesday.
Wed, Mar 14, 2007 09:56:00 AM

The Rams have agreed to terms with punter Matt Turk on a one-year, $850,000 contract.

Turk played for the Dolphins from 2001-2005 before injuring his groin during last training camp.
Fri, Mar 24, 2006 11:56:00 AM

The Rams are pursuing punter Matt Turk.

He missed the entire 2005 season with a groin injury. The Rams also recently met with Jason Baker, whose price tag may be too high.
Thu, Mar 23, 2006 10:58:00 AM

Dolphins placed punter Matt Turn on injured reserve with a groin injury, ending his season.

Teams don't keep roster spots open for mildly injured punters. Miami called up Donnie Jones off their practice squad.
Source: ESPN.com
Sun, Sep 11, 2005 09:22:00 AM

Dolphins downgraded punter Matt Turk to questionable with a groin injury.

The team may have sign someone last minute if Turk can't play.
Fri, Sep 9, 2005 04:41:00 PM

The Dolphins re-signed punter Matt Turk to a three-year contract.

Turk, 35, averaged 38.7 yards last season, the lowest of his career. Former Steeler punter Josh Miller will likely sign with New England now.
Fri, Mar 12, 2004 10:45:00 AM

Matt Turk, the Dolphins punter, may seek work elsewhere because they are not offering a long-term deal.

The Dolphins are holding firm on a one-year contract. He'd likely be the best punter available on the free agent market.
Sun, Feb 22, 2004 12:44:00 PM

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