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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

Report: Saints sign PK Carney

Posted Sept. 28, 2010 @ 7:15 p.m. ET
The Saints will carry two kickers on their roster after reportedly signing veteran PK John Carney on Tuesday.

Report: Saints will work out Carney

Posted Sept. 26, 2010 @ 8:22 p.m. ET
Just hours after they lost to the Falcons in overtime, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported that the Saints will work out former kicker John Carney this week.

With Bush out, Moore delivers for Saints

Posted Sept. 26, 2010 @ 5:19 p.m. ET
The Saints needed somebody to step up with RB Reggie Bush due to miss six weeks following a broken fibula. If Sunday was any indication, it looks like WR Lance Moore is going to be that guy.

Bush’s injury creates opportunity for Thomas

Posted Sept. 25, 2010 @ 7:01 p.m. ET
With Reggie Bush expected to be out for about another five weeks or so while his broken leg heals, word is Saints RB Pierre Thomas will play more snaps.

Saints re-sign RB Betts

Posted Sept. 22, 2010 @ 2:03 p.m. ET
With RB Reggie Bush expected to miss up to six weeks recovering from a broken leg, the Saints turned to a familiar face to add depth to their backfield Wednesday.

Report: Bush to miss six weeks

Posted Sept. 21, 2010 @ 12:32 p.m. ET
The Associated Press reports that Saints RB Reggie Bush has a broken fibula and will miss close to six weeks.

Bush hurts leg in Saints' win

Posted Sept. 21, 2010 @ 2:44 a.m. ET
RB Reggie Bush had to leave the Saints' 25-22 victory over the 49ers Monday night due to a right leg injury. He's expected to get X-rays in New Orleans on Tuesday.

Saints' defense shines in win over 49ers

Posted Sept. 21, 2010 @ 12:27 a.m. ET
Garrett Hartley kicked a 37-yard field goal that barely fluttered through as time expired after Drew Brees set it up with a 30-yard completion to Marques Colston, and the Saints spoiled the San Francisco 49ers' home opener with a 25-22 ...

Monday-night game inactives

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 7:14 p.m. ET
The following players are inactive for the Monday night game between the Saints and 49ers.

Saturday injury report for Saints-Niners

Posted Sept. 18, 2010 @ 11:52 p.m. ET
Here is the injury report for the Week Two Monday-night game, New Orleans at San Francisco, showing the status of each injured player and to what degree each participated in his team's practices.

Smaller role grows on Saints RB Bush

Posted Sept. 18, 2010 @ noon ET
Saints RB Reggie Bush has embraced his role, and head coach Sean Payton still thinks very highly of him.

Saints re-sign CB Torrence, cut LB Asiodu

Posted Sept. 15, 2010 @ 7:34 p.m. ET
The Saints announced Wednesday that the club has re-signed free-agent CB Leigh Torrence and waived LB K.C. Asiodu.

Bush will forfeit 2005 Heisman

Posted Sept. 14, 2010 @ 4:53 p.m. ET
Saints RB Reggie Bush released a statement Tuesday announcing his decision to forfeit his 2005 Heisman Trophy.

Week Two power rankings

Posted Sept. 14, 2010 @ 10:22 a.m. ET
The Packers remain top dog in our rankings, but the defending champion Saints leap to No. 2 after a season-opening win over the Vikings.

Players stand as one with sign of solidarity

Posted Sept. 10, 2010 @ 9:22 p.m. ET
As you might have seen prior to the Vikings-Saints game, players collectively decided to show their solidarity in their labor battle against the owners by raising a single finger.

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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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