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Dave Zastudil | Punter

Team: Unsigned Free Agent
Age / DOB:  (36) / 10/26/1978
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 220
College: Ohio
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Cardinals released P Dave Zastudil.
Drew Butler will be the Cards' starter this season. Zastudil has been the Cards' punter since 2011, but was limited to two games by a groin injury last season. Going on 37, Zastudil has been punting since 2002. Aug 31 - 3:09 PM

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Cardinals placed P Dave Zastudil on injured reserve with a groin injury, ending his season.

Drew Butler has been promoted from the practice squad, and will take over punting duties. A 12-year veteran who's been the Cardinals' punter since 2011, Zastudil was 13th in net-punting average last season (40.1). Going on 36, Zastudil is under contract for 2015.
Tue, Oct 7, 2014 04:13:00 PM

Cardinals re-signed P Dave Zastudil to a two-year contract.

Zastudil, 35, was scheduled to become a free agent in March. In 2013, he finished 13th in the league with his 40.1 net average and dropped a league-high 15 punts inside the 10-yard line.
Tue, Jan 21, 2014 01:34:00 PM

Cardinals P Dave Zastudil's 2013 salary has increased from $975,000 to $1.475 million after triggering a salary escalator in his contract.

Zastudil punted a league-high 112 times this past season and had the fifth-highest net average at 41.4 yards. He also landed a league-best 46 punts inside the 20-yard line. Zastudil, 34, was one bright spot for Arizona, and he's entering the final year of his deal.
Wed, Jan 30, 2013 08:51:00 PM

Cardinals re-signed P Dave Zastudil to a two-year contract.

Among punters with at least 25 attempts, Zastudil ranked 17th in the league in gross punting last year, but 28th in net. The Cards may sign a priority free agent punter to compete with the 33-year-old Zastudil in training camp.
Wed, Apr 4, 2012 02:30:00 PM

Cardinals signed P Dave Zastudil, formerly of the Browns.

The Cards are looking for competition for incumbent Ben Graham, who averaged a net of just 36.6 yards per punt last season.
Wed, Aug 24, 2011 12:05:00 PM

Browns waived P Dave Zastudil with an injury settlement.

Zastudil was still bothered this summer by a torn right patella tendon that was repaired last season. The Browns will go forward with Reggie Hodges, who is averaging 43.8 yards per punt.
Thu, Nov 11, 2010 09:29:00 PM

Browns placed P Dave Zastudil (right knee) on injured reserve, ending his season.

Zastudil underwent surgery last season to repair a torn patella tendon, and his knee continued to bother him throughout training camp. His Browns career could be over as he's due to hit free agency in 2011. Reggie Hodges will handle punting chores this year.
Tue, Aug 17, 2010 12:01:00 PM

Browns P Dave Zastudil (knee) is expected to return to practice Friday.

Zastudil went back to the surgeon that repaired his torn patella tendon and everything checked out. The injury was to his non-punting knee.
Thu, Aug 5, 2010 12:59:00 PM

Browns P Dave Zastudil is still recovering from surgery to repair a torn patella tendon in his knee.

It's believed that the procedure was to Zastudil's non-punting knee, and he hopes to be ready for Week 1. He's scheduled to make $1.415 million in a contract year.
Mon, Aug 2, 2010 11:35:00 AM

Browns coach Eric Mangini revealed Monday that P Dave Zastudil (injured reserve) underwent knee surgery "a little while ago."

Zastudil was placed on I.R. with a groin injury in November. The surgery was to Zastudil's non-punting knee, but won't help his chances of being retained by the Browns in 2010. He's scheduled for a $1.415 million salary.
Mon, Dec 14, 2009 04:39:00 PM

Browns placed P Dave Zastudil (groin) on injured reserve, ending his season.

The Cleveland native and former Ohio Bobcat will give way to Reggie Hodges for the remainder of the season. A new front office will decide in the offseason whether the 31-year-old punter is worth his $1.415M salary for 2010.
Wed, Nov 18, 2009 06:06:00 PM

Browns have declared P Dave Zastudil, DB Coye Francies, LB Alex Hall, WR Chansi Stuckey, TE Michael Gaines, and TE Greg Estandia inactive for Monday night's game against the Ravens.

Reggie Hodges will handle punting duties with Zastudil out. Stuckey is dealing with a calf injury and has just one catch since joining the Browns in Week 6.
Mon, Nov 16, 2009 07:19:00 PM

Browns signed P Dave Zastudil.

GM Phil Savage continues Cleveland's wildly active first two days of free agency by stealing yet another former Raven.
Sun, Mar 12, 2006 03:39:00 PM

Punter Dave Zastudil is expected to miss 3-4 weeks with a separated shoulder.

The Ravens will search for a new punter this week.
Mon, Nov 15, 2004 06:34:00 PM

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