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Thomas Morstead | Punter | #6

Team: New Orleans Saints
Age / DOB:  (31) / 3/8/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 235
College: Southern Methodist
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 5 (164) / NO
Contract: view contract details

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Saints P Thomas Morstead has restructured his contract.
Morstead converted a chunk of his $2.25 million salary into a roster bonus, saving the Saints $1 million against the cap. Morstead was 10th in net punting average at 42.3 yards last season. Tue, Sep 10, 2013 05:48:00 PM

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Saints signed P Thomas Morstead to a six-year, $21.9 million extension through 2018.

The deal makes Morstead the third-highest paid punter in the NFL, behind only Oakland's Shane Lechler and San Francisco's Andy Lee. The contract also reflects Morstead's dual value as both an elite punter as well as one of the league's top kickoff specialists. According to Pro Football Focus, no full-time punter allowed fewer than Morstead's 116 return yards last season.
Thu, Jul 26, 2012 10:38:00 PM

Saints P Thomas Morstead recently underwent left shoulder surgery.

Morstead injured the shoulder during the Saints' first preseason game but played with the ailment all year and fared well, averaging 45.9 yards per punt. The punter/kickoff specialist should be fine for all offseason programs.
Thu, Jan 20, 2011 11:28:00 AM

X-rays were negative on Saints P Thomas Morstead's shoulder, and he was cleared to return to Thursday's game.

The Saints got a scare when their punter and kickoff specialist Morstead went down early the game, but it sounds like he's good to go for next week. Morstead was the only Saints player with any luck tackling Julian Edelman Thursday night.
Thu, Aug 12, 2010 11:20:00 PM

Saints Punter Thomas Morstead injured his shoulder while trying to make a tackle in Thursday's preseason opener against the Patriots and did not return.

PK Garrett Hartley punted in Morstead's place on the following series (he boomed it 52 yards), and it is being reported that Morstead will not return to the game.
Thu, Aug 12, 2010 07:54:00 PM

Saints signed fifth-round P Thomas Morstead to a four-year contract.

Morstead handled both placekicking and punting duties at SMU, so he could fill in on field goals if K Garrett Hartley ever goes down with an in-game injury. He has to beat out Glenn Pakulak on punts, but is the heavy favorite.
Thu, Jul 30, 2009 12:59:00 PM

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