Player Page

Adam Podlesh | Punter | #4

Team: Unsigned Free Agent
Age / DOB:  (32) / 8/11/1983
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 200
College: Maryland
Drafted: 2007 / Rd. 4 (101) / JAC
Contract: view contract details
Share: 

Latest News

Recent News

Free agent P Adam Podlesh wants to return to the NFL.
Podlesh sat out the past two seasons after he had to leave the Steelers ahead of the 2014 campaign for family reasons. His wife and baby suffered "catastrophic" complications during delivery when Podlesh's wife's blood pressure plummeted. Both survived, and Podlesh had to take care of both after the birth. Now that they're healthy, Podlesh, 32, wants another crack. Feb 23 - 9:55 PM

Highest Searched Players over the last 7 days


Player News

Date:

Steelers signed P Adam Podlesh, formerly of the Bears.

Podlesh finished 29th in the league with his 37.9 net average last season and isn't going to a friendlier place to kick footballs. He'll compete with Brad Wing and potentially a rookie for punting duties in Pittsburgh.
Tue, Apr 15, 2014 03:35:00 PM

Bears released P Adam Podlesh.

Podlesh inked a five-year, $10 million deal in July 2011. The move saves the Bears $1.025 million against the cap. Podlesh finished 29th in the league with his 37.9 net average in 2013.
Wed, Mar 5, 2014 01:10:00 PM

Bears P Adam Podlesh (hip) averaged 41.6 yards on five punts in Sunday's win over the Colts.

Concerns over Podlesh's left injury have been squashed. The Bears released insurance policy Ryan Quigley Monday.
Mon, Sep 10, 2012 12:26:00 PM

The Bears are "very concerned" about the left hip injury P Adam Podlesh suffered in Saturday's preseason game.

The injury is to Podlesh's plant leg, but has him iffy for Week 1. Podlesh's net punting average of 40.4 yards was sixth in the NFL in 2011. The Bears will go with undrafted rookie Ryan Quigley or a veteran free agent if Podlesh isn't ready for the regular season.
Tue, Aug 21, 2012 09:48:00 PM

Bears agreed to terms with P Adam Podlesh on a five-year contract.

Re-signing Podlesh was one of the Jaguars' top priorities in free agency, but they lost him when Chicago's offer was "significantly" higher. One of the top young punters in football, the 28-year-old has legit 4.4 speed that could come in handy for fakes, and he finished top-four in the NFL in net average last season. With the Bears, Podlesh should be a big upgrade on Brad Maynard.
Thu, Jul 28, 2011 09:02:00 AM

Jaguars GM Gene Smith confirmed that re-signing free agent P Adam Podlesh is a "high priority" this week.

The Jags can negotiate with Podlesh all week and lock him up long term as soon as Friday night. They should expect competition, however. Podlesh is one of the more athletic punters in football and set a franchise record with a 39.2 net average last season. There are lots of teams with uncertainty at punter.
Source: jaguars.com
Mon, Jul 25, 2011 08:06:00 PM

Jaguars GM Gene Smith expects to re-sign P Adam Podlesh shortly after the lockout is lifted.

The sides would have agreed to a deal earlier in the offseason had it not been for the so-called "30 percent" rule. Podlesh's 39.2 net average last season was the highest in Jacksonville franchise history.
Source: Jaguars.com
Tue, Jun 14, 2011 01:35:00 PM

Jaguars P Adam Podlesh recently revealed that he was diagnosed with salivary gland cancer on his face early last offseason.

Podlesh underwent surgery to remove the cancerous growth last March, and it was removed before it had a chance to spread. Podlesh now sports a three-inch scar and must undergo an MRI every four months to make sure the cancer doesn't return.
Fri, Nov 19, 2010 10:30:00 AM

Jaguars placed P Adam Podlesh on injured reserve, ending his season.

Podlesh suffered a knee injury during Sunday's loss to the Vikings, so he'll be replaced by young journeyman Steve Weatherford.
Tue, Nov 25, 2008 05:28:00 PM

The Jaguars signed rookie punter Adam Podlesh on Wednesday.

The fourth-round pick out of Maryland was the highest punter selected in April's draft. Podlesh will be a weapon on fakes, as he's an excellent athlete with 4.4 speed. He'll be the Jaguars’ starting punter right away.
Wed, Jun 13, 2007 03:59:00 PM

Depth Charts

Skill Players
PosRoleName
QB1Ryan Lindley
2Phillip Sims
3Josh Freeman
4Bryan Bennett
5Brad Sorensen
6Seth Lobato
7Tim Tebow
8Christian Ponder
9Johnny Manziel
10Cody Fajardo
11Shane Carden
12B.J. Daniels
13R.J. Archer
14Pat Devlin
15Jerry Lovelocke
16Chandler Harnish
17Chase Rettig
18Jake Waters
19Jake Heaps
RB1Arian Foster
2Joseph Randle
3Zurlon Tipton
4Toby Gerhart
5Alonzo Harris
6LaMichael James
7Joique Bell
8Antone Smith
9Anthony Dixon
10Josh Harris
11Kenneth Harper
12Jawon Chisholm
13Jerome Smith
14Jeremy Stewart
15Michael Dyer
16Keshawn Hill
17LaVance Taylor
18Lache Seastrunk
GLB1Joique Bell
2Toby Gerhart
3RB1Joseph Randle
FB1James Casey
2Jorvorskie Lane
3Erik Lorig
4Joe Don Duncan
5Derrick Coleman
6Henry Hynoski
7Brad Smelley
8Trey Millard
9Jordan Campbell
10Emil Igwenagu
11Zach Boren
12Kiero Small
13J.C. Copeland
14John Conner
WR11Greg Jennings
2Marques Colston
3Andre Johnson
4Miles Austin
5Vincent Brown
6Dwayne Bowe
7Preston Parker
8Kris Durham
9Seantavius Jones
10Jacoby Ford
11Josh Morgan
12Tyler Davis
13Tevin Reese
14Robert Herron
15Solomon Patton
16Damian Williams
17Ricky Collins
18Zach D'Orazio
19Kenzel Doe
20Armon Binns
21Carlton Mitchell
22Reggie Dunn
23Freddie Martino
24Tyler McDonald
25Ezell Ruffin
26Josh Harper
27Marquez Clark
28Travis Labhart
29Donatella Luckett
30Lance Lewis
31Josh Stewart
32Donte Foster
33David Porter
34L'Damian Washington
35DaVaris Daniels
WR21Roddy White
2Riley Cooper
3Marcus Thigpen
4Ace Sanders
5Denarius Moore
6Joe Morgan
7Austin Pettis
8Ryan Broyles
9Jacoby Jones
10Onterio McCalebb
11A.J. Jenkins
12Rico Richardson
13Emory Blake
14Mike Brown
15Tandon Doss
16Devon Wylie
17Jimmie Hunt
18Devante Davis
19Ryan Lankford
20Daniel Rodriguez
21James Butler
22Michael Preston
23Phil Bates
24Milton Williams III
25Marcus Harris
26Ryan Whalen
27Clyde Gates
28Tom Nelson
29Christion Jones
30Trindon Holliday
31Saalim Hakim
32Juron Criner
33Andre Davis
34Demetrius Wilson
35Josh Reese
36Trevor Harman
37Paul Browning
WR31Marques Colston
2Riley Cooper
3Andre Johnson
TE1Owen Daniels
2Scott Chandler
3Dante Rosario
4Kyle Miller
5Beau Gardner
6Mickey Shuler
7Orson Charles
8Chase Ford
9Nick Kasa
10Chase Dixon
11D.J. Williams
12Rob Blanchflower
13Jacob Maxwell
14Steve Maneri
15Cameron Clear
16Jimmay Mundine
17David Paulson
18Gerell Robinson
19Brandon Barden
20Dan Light
21Jake Murphy
22Ryan Taylor
23Brett Brackett
24Michael Egnew
LT1Pierce Burton
2Micah Hatchie
3Will Beatty
4Jason Fox
5Tyson Chandler
6Mitchell Van Dyk
LG1Ben Grubbs
2Matt Slauson
3Ben Heenan
4Antoine Everett
5Tanner Hawkinson
C1Julian Vandervelde
2Khaled Holmes
3Brian De La Puente
RG1Jahri Evans
2Todd Herremans
3Louis Vasquez
4Paul Fanaika
5Patrick Omameh
6Ronald Patrick
7Adam Replogle
RT1Nate Chandler
2Kelvin Palmer
K1Carey Spear
2Justin Manton
3Mike Meyer
4Billy Cundiff
5Connor Barth
6Brandon Bogotay
7Kyle Brindza
8Andrew Furney