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Who is punter

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Asked by mangesh mehenge, 06 Oct '07 07:46 pm
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A punter (P) in American or Canadian football is a special teams player who receives the snapped ball directly from the line of scrimmage and then punts (kicks) the football to the opposing team so as to limit any field position advantage. The opposing team may receive the ball by stopping the offense on a fourth (or third in Canadian football) down. Punters must be skilled in angling the football and/or kicking it as high as possible (called hangtime) to maximize his teammates ability to eliminate a punt returner's forward progress. Punters are rarely well known, or recognized by fans, but play a major role in winning the field position battle. Today, punters have increasingly began to pull double duty as the holder on field goal attempts and also being used on kickoffs as well. One of the main reasons why punters are starting to take over the holder position is that the backup quarterback is usually busy with the rest of the offense and has little time to devote to holding. The deep ...more
Answered by NISH, 06 Oct '07 07:48 pm

 
  
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a kicker who specializes in punts as opposed to kickoffs or field goals.
Answered by Muhammad Zubair, 06 Oct '07 07:48 pm

 
  
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"u your self"
Answered by DILIP PATWA, 06 Oct '07 07:48 pm

 
  
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