Redskins refuse to be quiet in Free Agency,
The always strapped for cash and cap room, Washington Redskins signed another player today according to
The official site of the Washington Redskins, Redskins sign Veteran Punter
Dirk Johnson is a 7-year NFL veteran who has had stints with the Arizona Cardinals, Chicago Bears, Philadelphia Eagles and New Orleans Saints.
For his career, Johnson has 320 punts for a 41.7-yard average and a 35.9-yard net average. He has never had a punt blocked in his career.
Johnson also has experience serving as holder on field goal attempts.
Already a significant improvement over last year, plus he has Super bowl experience.
Johnson established himself in the NFL with the Eagles from 2003-06. His best season may have been 2004, when he had 72 punts for a 42.1-yard average, a 37.4-yard net average and 20 punts inside the 20-yard line.
He kicked in Super Bowl XXXIX with Philadelphia. He had five punts for a 42.8-yard average in the Eagles’ 24-21 loss to the New England Patriots.
Most recently with the Cards, let the punting battle begin.
Training camp battles to watch
Long snapper, Punter, Kicker: hope all these are done before the end of the first week.