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His critics complained that too often, it meant run, run, pass on third down and either move the chains or punt.
MARTY SCHOTTENHEIMER’S LEGACY CAN BE MEASURED IN TEAMS’ REGRET OVER LETTING HIM GOLEONARD SHAPIROFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The Bucs got the ball at their 30 following a 27-yard punt by the Chiefs’ Tommy Townsend.
SUPER BOWL HIGHLIGHTS: BUCS CELEBRATE CHAMPIONSHIP, TOM BRADY WINS MVPDES BIELER, MARK MASKE, CHUCK CULPEPPERFEBRUARY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The Heisman Trophy winner caught 105 passes for 1,641 yards and 20 touchdowns this season, and he also scored a touchdown on a punt return.
HERE’S HOW OHIO STATE UPSETS ALABAMA AND WINS THE NATIONAL TITLENEIL GREENBERGJANUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
This time, the Browns got the ball back on a Steelers punt, rather than a turnover, but the result was eventually the same.
BROWNS SHAKE OFF THEIR HISTORY, SECURE FIRST PLAYOFF WIN SINCE 1995ADAM KILGORE, DES BIELERJANUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Rivera said he is sticking with punt returner Steven Sims — who has fumbled punts in the past two games — saying he was watching Sims catch live punts on the fields outside his window while on the teleconference.
ALEX SMITH, TERRY MCLAURIN ARE QUESTIONABLE VS. BUCS, BUT RON RIVERA APPEARS UNFAZEDLES CARPENTERJANUARY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
If losing teams look for things they can build upon, the Fighting Irish could take some satisfaction in finally being able to force a punt before its final drive of the first half.
ALABAMA ADVANCES TO THE NATIONAL TITLE GAME WITH AN ARTFUL OFFENSIVE PERFORMANCECHUCK CULPEPPER, DES BIELERJANUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The Dolphins managed only a pair of field goals by kicker Jason Sanders, one of which was set up by a successful fake punt.
FITZMAGIC STRIKES AGAIN AS DOLPHINS STUN RAIDERS, BUT TUA TAGOVAILOA REMAINS MIAMI’S STARTERMARK MASKEDECEMBER 27, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The Saints had to move only 46 yards after forcing a Vikings punt.
ALVIN KAMARA’S SIX-TOUCHDOWN GREATNESS GIVES THE SAINTS ANOTHER DIVISION CROWNMARK MASKEDECEMBER 26, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The Patriots had two special-teams touchdowns Sunday, one on a punt return and one on a return of a blocked field goal.
CAM NEWTON’S STRUGGLES CONTINUE AS PATRIOTS’ POSTSEASON HOPES PLUMMET WITH LOSS TO RAMSMARK MASKEDECEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The Chiefs had two touchdowns on two drives, then stumbled with a punt and an interception.
NO VICTORY LAP THIS TIME FOR RAIDERS AS PATRICK MAHOMES WINS IT LATE FOR CHIEFSMARK MASKENOVEMBER 23, 2020WASHINGTON POST
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WORDS RELATED TO PUNT

  • bawling out
  • berating
  • bickering
  • brawling
  • calling on the carpet
  • disputing
  • jawing
  • quarrelling
  • reaming
  • scolding
  • scrapping
  • spitting
  • squabbling
  • tiffing
  • tongue-lashing
  • wrangling
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