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The Saints scored 10 points with Winston at quarterback, though seven of them came on a three-play drive that featured three runs and began on San Francisco’s 22-yard line after a muffed punt.Taysom Hill, not Jameis Winston, reportedly will replace Drew Brees for the Saints | Matt Bonesteel | November 20, 2020 | Washington Post
Isaiah Wright muffed a punt later in the first quarter for Washington’s second turnover and Smith threw the first of his three interceptions toward the end of the first half.Hail or Fail: Washington commits five more turnovers than Daniel Jones in ugly loss to Giants | Scott Allen | November 9, 2020 | Washington Post
Compared to 2004, last season represented a 57 percent decrease in total punts taken to the house.
Later in the first quarter, rookie wide receiver Isaiah Wright muffed a punt that gave the Giants the ball at the Washington 16-yard line.Four takeaways from Washington’s 23-20 loss to the Giants | Scott Allen | November 8, 2020 | Washington Post
Coach Matt Rhule first had sent the punt team on the field, then changed his mind and sent the offense back on.Teddy Bridgewater shakes off 'cheap shot,’ but Falcons keep it together to hold off Panthers | Mark Maske | October 30, 2020 | Washington Post
But then, eight months after the argument, the Court punted.Affirmative Action Isn’t Oppressive, but the Roberts Court Wants to End It Anyway | Mike Sacks | April 23, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Instead Dodd-Frank punted the guts of its potential reform to a multiyear regulatory process.The Roots of the Next Financial Crisis: How Wall Street Undermines Reform | Lawrence Lessig | June 23, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
And on Defense spending, he promised an additional $400 billion in cuts, but punted specifics to a military commission.
Obama punted on the economy and reversed the fortunes of the Democrats in 365 days.
And Vidal, perhaps wisely, punted on a request to discuss his views on religion.
Then the boys threw off the female garments, and taking the long poles punted the boat out into the lake.A Chapter of Adventures | G. A. Henty
A lucky fumble brought the ball into the home team's hands, and Bunny punted out of danger.The Boy Scouts of Lakeville High | Leslie W. Quirk
Martin had punted, a long, high corkscrew that "hung" well and then came down with a rush toward the waiting arms of Kendall.
Chambers smashed through Hall for two, through Tyler for two more and punted on third down.
Harris punted high and short and Chambers made a fair catch on her forty-two yards.
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