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Thomas Morstead

Thomas Morstead - #6 - P

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 4"/ 235 lbs.
Birthday 03/07/1986
Birthplace Pearland, TX
College Southern Methodist
Years played 5
Drafted 2009, 5th round, 28th pick by Saints

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Punt Avg Yds
74 50.1 3707

Bucs' playoff hopes alive with 23-13 victory

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 4:28 p.m. ET
Josh Freeman passed for two touchdowns and the Buccaneers beat the Saints 23-13 on Sunday to stay alive in the NFC playoff race.

Chiefs continue worst-to-first trend

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 11:39 a.m. ET
Since 2002, the NFL has produced at least one team every season that has gone from fourth place one year to first the following year, with Kansas City being the latest example this season.

Ankle still an issue for Saints RB Thomas

Posted Jan. 01, 2011 @ 8:16 p.m. ET
There are concerns that Pierre Thomas aggravated an ankle injury during practice Friday, and he's considered a game-time decision for New Orleans' Week 17 game against Tampa Bay after sitting out practice Saturday.

Colston has procedure on knee

Posted Dec. 30, 2010 @ 2:59 p.m. ET
Saints WR Marques Colston had an arthroscopic procedure on his right knee, making him questionable for Sunday's game vs. the Buccaneers.

Saints place KR Roby on I.R.

Posted Dec. 30, 2010 @ 1:57 p.m. ET
The Saints placed KR Courtney Roby on injured reserve Thursday with a concussion.

Brees shakes off INTs; Saints edge Falcons

Posted Dec. 27, 2010 @ 11:59 p.m. ET
Drew Brees shook off two fourth-quarter interceptions, throwing a 6-yard touchdown pass to Jimmy Graham with 3:24 remaining that gave New Orleans a 17-14 victory over the Atlanta Falcons and clinched a return to the playoffs for the defending ...

Saints' Graham makes Shockey more expendable

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 12:34 a.m. ET
In light of the late-season contributions of rookie TE Jimmy Graham, it doesn't appear that veteran TE Jeremy Shockey will return to New Orleans after his contract expires at the end of next season, according to NFC South Whispers.

Injury report for Saints-Falcons MNF game

Posted Dec. 25, 2010 @ 9:56 p.m. ET
Here is the injury report for the Week 16 Monday-night game, New Orleans at Atlanta, showing the status of each injured player.

Saints S Harper playing his best ball in contract year

Posted Dec. 23, 2010 @ 4:08 p.m. ET
Saints SS Roman Harper could more than make up for whatever he missed out on last offseason once he hits free agency again in 2011.

Road to Super Bowl for NFC teams should go through Atlanta

Posted Dec. 20, 2010 @ 5:47 p.m. ET
The team that was supposed to be shaky on the road probably isn't going to have to travel again this season, unless it advances to Super Bowl XLV in Dallas.

Saints’ run ‘D’ ailing with Turner up next

Posted Dec. 20, 2010 @ 2:15 p.m. ET
With positioning for the postseason on the line, the Saints can ill afford a defensive collapse down the stretch, but bouncing back from a poor Week 15 performance will not be easy.

Thomas, Bush prove to be fantasy farces

Posted Dec. 20, 2010 @ 1:22 p.m. ET
Expectations were high for the Saints' backfield duo of Pierre Thomas and Reggie Bush entering 2010. But for a host of reasons, the pair turned out to be major fantasy flops.

Rice does it all for Ravens

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 5:10 p.m. ET
Ray Rice ran for 153 yards, caught five passes for 80 yards and scored two touchdowns to carry the Ravens over the New Orleans Saints 30-24 on Sunday.

Profile raised, but Brees striking right balance

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 3:02 a.m. ET
Drew Brees' celebrity has grown considerably since the Saints won the Super Bowl and he was named MVP of the game earlier this year.

2010 NFL playoff scenarios for Week 15

Posted Dec. 16, 2010 @ 11:51 a.m. ET
The NFL has released the possible playoff scenarios heading into the Week 15 games.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted July 27, 2012
Morstead's agent says the Saints' punter and kickoff specialist has agreed to a six-year extension worth $21.9 million.||||||| Vann McElroy says the deal pays Morstead an average of $3.65 million during the final six years of what now becomes a seven-year deal running through the 2018 season. That would make Morstead the second-highest paid punter in the NFL behind Oakland's Shane Lechler, whose contract pays about $4 million annually. New Orleans selected Morstead in the fifth round of the 2009 draft out of SMU.
Posted Sept. 04, 2009
Morstead had two punts downed inside the 5, the second covering 63 yards Thursday in a 10-7 loss to Miami.||||||| Morstead averaged 47.6 yards on seven punts, none of which were returned. "He looked outstanding," coach Sean Payton said. "It's just good to see him continue to develop."
Posted July 30, 2009
The Saints have agreed to contract terms with Morstead.||||||| Morstead, a punter from Southern Methodist, was taken in the fifth round after the Saints traded up to take him by offering their seventh round pick in 2009 and fifth-rounder in 2010 to Philadelphia.

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