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    Aussie punter gets workout with Vikings

    [size=13pt]Aussie Gets Vikings Workout[/size]

    Friday, June 13, 2008


    Shane Phillips a 6'2 218 lb. Australian Punter who attended Alcorn State and is now a Free Agent has earned a workout with the Minnesota Vikings next Thursday, June 19th at the Vikings Training Facility....



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    Re: Aussie punter gets workout with Vikings

    I wonder why we're bringing in punters?
    If there is any one position (well 2, but we all know what the other one is) that should be strong for years, its punter.

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    Re: Aussie punter gets workout with Vikings

    "i_bleed_purple" wrote:
    I wonder why we're bringing in punters?
    If there is any one position (well 2, but we all know what the other one is) that should be strong for years, its punter.
    So Kluwe's leg doesn't get sore kicking to all the returners, every day, through TC.

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    Re: Aussie punter gets workout with Vikings

    "jessejames09" wrote:
    "i_bleed_purple" wrote:
    I wonder why we're bringing in punters?
    If there is any one position (well 2, but we all know what the other one is) that should be strong for years, its punter.
    So Kluwe's leg doesn't get sore kicking to all the returners, every day, through TC.
    They use a JUGS machine for that.

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    Re: Aussie punter gets workout with Vikings



    He must of been the only White kid on the roster

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    Re: Aussie punter gets workout with Vikings

    "i_bleed_purple" wrote:
    I wonder why we're bringing in punters?
    If there is any one position (well 2, but we all know what the other one is) that should be strong for years, its punter.
    They are proberly just looking at some guys who would be easy to sign if Kluwe was to be injured at any time during the season..

    As long as Kluwe is healthy he has no chance at making the roster, but you never know with injuries..


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    Re: Aussie punter gets workout with Vikings

    I would think that is true, but they bring in competition for him EVERY year..... last year was the lefty....


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    Re: Aussie punter gets workout with Vikings

    OY! OY! OY!

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    Re: Aussie punter gets workout with Vikings

    "skum" wrote:
    "i_bleed_purple" wrote:
    I wonder why we're bringing in punters?
    If there is any one position (well 2, but we all know what the other one is) that should be strong for years, its punter.
    They are proberly just looking at some guys who would be easy to sign if Kluwe was to be injured at any time during the season..

    As long as Kluwe is healthy he has no chance at making the roster, but you never know with injuries..
    Probably the closest thing to truth right there. Probably a mix of that and a extra leg in training camp.

    Read someplace that they like to use a real leg sometimes instead of the jugs as it seems to always give the same type of ball with a perfect spiral.
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    Re: Aussie punter gets workout with Vikings

    Yeah, I'm guessing, extra leg for TC and potential for the practice squad/just in case of injury.
    We signed Kluwe to a pretty long contract, it would probably be pretty hard to beat him out.


    Yeah, Marr, that makes complete sense to me.
    Live leg vs. jugs has got to be a bit more real.
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