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Adam Podlesh

Adam Podlesh - #8 - P

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 11"/ 200 lbs.
Birthday 08/11/1983
Birthplace Pittsford, NY
College Maryland
Years played 7
Drafted 2007, 4th round, 2nd pick by Jaguars

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Punt Avg Yds
81 42.0 3399

Jets claim P Lanning off waivers

Posted Aug. 28, 2012 @ 6:40 p.m. ET
The Jets claimed P Spencer Lanning off waivers from the Browns, creating competition for second-year P T.J. Conley.

Bears players of the week: Week 17

Posted Jan. 01, 2012 @ 5:50 p.m. ET
PFW associate editor Dan Parr selects an offensive, defensive and special-teams player of the week for the Bears following their Week 17 win over the Vikings.

Bears players of the week: Week 16

Posted Dec. 26, 2011 @ 2:12 p.m. ET
Associate editor Dan Parr selects an offensive, defense and special-teams player of the week for the Bears following their Week 16 loss to the Packers.

Bears players of the week: Week 15

Posted Dec. 19, 2011 @ 5:30 a.m. ET
Associate editor Dan Parr selects an offensive, defensive and special-teams player of the week for the Bears following their Week 15 loss to the Seahawks.

Bears players of the week: Week 14

Posted Dec. 12, 2011 @ 10:50 a.m. ET
Associate editor Dan Parr selects an offensive, defensive and special-teams player of the week for the Bears following their Week 14 loss to the Broncos.

Bears players of the week: Week 13

Posted Dec. 04, 2011 @ 9:37 p.m. ET
Associate editor Dan Parr selects an offensive, defensive and special-teams player of the week for the Bears following their Week 13 loss to the Chiefs.

Bears players of the week: Week Seven

Posted Oct. 24, 2011 @ 11:26 a.m. ET
PFW associate editor Dan Parr selects an offensive, defensive and special-teams player of the game for the Bears following their win over the Buccaneers.

Bears players of the week: Week Two

Posted Sept. 19, 2011 @ 12:11 p.m. ET
PFW associate editor Dan Parr selects and offensive, defensive and special-teams player of the game for the Bears, coming off their 30-13 loss to the Saints.

Bears announce Gholston signing, 10 others

Posted July 29, 2011 @ 8:40 p.m. ET
The Bears are hoping to salvage the career of Jets castoff Vernon Gholston, the sixth overall pick in the 2008 draft.

Bears find new punter, agree to deal with Podlesh

Posted July 28, 2011 @ 9:36 a.m. ET
The Bears found their replacement for P Brad Maynard, agreeing to sign former Jaguars P Adam Podlesh.

Impact on Jaguars minimal if free-agency rules revert back to 2009

Posted June 24, 2011 @ 2:57 p.m. ET
The impact of free-agency rules reverting back to 2009, meaning four- and five-year veterans are unrestricted, should have a minimal impact on the Jaguars.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Aug. 18, 2012
Podlesh sustained a hip point in Saturday's win over the Redskins.||||||| It's not known how serious it is.
Posted July 28, 2011
The Chicago Bears have agreed to a five-year contract with punter Adam Podlesh that makes him one of the highest-paid players at his position. ESPN first reported the deal, and his agent Richard Rosa confirmed it to the Associated Press on Thursday. He would not reveal terms, but did say it puts Podlesh in the top five among punters. He replaces Brad Maynard, whose contract expired after a 10-year run in Chicago.||||||| Podlesh, who turns 28 next month, spent four years in Jacksonville. He was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer in his salivary gland in 2009 but was a Pro Bowl alternate last season, averaging 43.8 yards per punt and landing 26 (45.6 percent) inside the 20-yard line.
Posted Nov. 25, 2008
The Jaguars placed Podlesh on injured reserve with a knee injury Tuesday.||||||| Podlesh, a fourth-round draft pick in 2007, injured his right knee trying to make a tackle Sunday against Minnesota. He averaged 43.2 yards a punt, which ranked 22nd in the league. Jacksonville signed free agent Steve Weatherford to take Podlesh's place. Weatherford played two games with Kansas City this season after being claimed off waivers from New Orleans in October. His career average is 43.4.
Posted June 13, 2007
The Jaguars signed Podlesh, a fourth-round draft pick, on Wednesday.||||||| The 23-year-old Podlesh was the first specialist taken in the draft and averaged 42.9 yards per kick at Maryland.

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