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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

Week Seven power rankings

Posted Oct. 19, 2010 @ 9:44 a.m. ET
After a shaky start to the season, the Saints are beginning to establish themselves as legitimate Super Bowl contenders once again, rising five places to sixth in our latest power rankings.

Brees throws 3 TDs, Saints rout Bucs 31-6

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 4:49 p.m. ET
Drew Brees threw for 263 yards and three touchdowns Sunday, leading the New Orleans Saints to a 31-6 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Saints DT Ellis disruptive on more consistent basis

Posted Oct. 15, 2010 @ 3:34 p.m. ET
DT Sedrick Ellis is showing the potential that led New Orleans to trade up three spots in the first round to draft him seventh overall in 2008.

Saints sign RB Jones, waive RB Wynn

Posted Oct. 12, 2010 @ 3:27 p.m. ET
The Saints signed RB Julius Jones today as they look to establish a running game with Pierre Thomas and Reggie Bush recovering from injuries.

America loves 'America's Team'

Posted Oct. 12, 2010 @ 1:15 p.m. ET
A new poll reports that for the fourth year in a row, the Cowboys have been voted as the most popular NFL team.

Saints resilient enough to overcome early-season struggles

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 6:55 p.m. ET
Some are beginning to wonder if the Saints, who fell to 3-2 on Sunday, are going to recapture the form they displayed on their way to winning the Super Bowl last season.

Cards shock Saints in Hall's debut

Posted Oct. 10, 2010 @ 7:48 p.m. ET
Rookie Max Hall completed 17 of 27 passes for 168 yards, Jay Feely kicked three field goals and the Arizona Cardinals upset the New Orleans Saints 30-20 on Sunday.

Saints FS Sharper says he’s ready, but team not expected to rush return

Posted Oct. 08, 2010 @ 4:28 p.m. ET
The Saints have been careful not to drop any hints when it comes to their plan for FS Darren Sharper, who will be eligible to be activated off the PUP list in Week Seven.

Saints RB Thomas out for Sunday

Posted Oct. 08, 2010 @ 3:56 p.m. ET
Saints starting RB Pierre Thomas will miss Sunday's Week Five game against the Cardinals.

Saints CB Porter out 3-4 Weeks

Posted Oct. 06, 2010 @ 5:53 p.m. ET
Saints CB Tracy Porter will miss 3-4 weeks after undergoing arthroscopic surgery to repair the lateral meniscus in his left knee.

Even 'elite' teams have major concerns now

Posted Oct. 05, 2010 @ 8:45 p.m. ET
Let's run through PFW’s top five in our power rankings and point out each team’s greatest strength right now and also its biggest shortcoming.

Report: Saints CB Porter to miss 2-4 weeks

Posted Oct. 04, 2010 @ 8:24 p.m. ET
Saints CB Tracy Porter is expected to miss 2-4 weeks after an apparent MCL injury in his left knee, according to PFW correspondent Mike Triplett in the New Orleans Times-Picayune.

Saints edge Carolina 16-14

Posted Oct. 03, 2010 @ 4:32 p.m. ET
Only days after rejoining the Saints at age 46, John Carney hit three field goals to help New Orleans edge the Carolina Panthers 16-14 on Sunday.

PK Carney active for Saints

Posted Oct. 03, 2010 @ 12:06 p.m. ET
The Saints have decided to activate PK John Carney for their Week Four matchup with the Panthers, while Garrett Hartley will not be in uniform.

Saints WR Meachem looking to shake off slow start

Posted Oct. 01, 2010 @ 10:26 a.m. ET
Saints WR Robert Meachem isn't off to the start some envisioned for him.

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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