Chiefs holding unique virtual competition for punting job
May 21, 2020
LEAWOOD, Kan. (AP) — It's a good thing an NFL kicking operation requires no more than three players.
There's the long snapper, tasked with delivering the ball. The kicker, who is expected to send it through the uprights. And the punter, who for many teams doubles as the holder on field goal and extra-point attempts.
The reason this is important, at least for the Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs, is that for the first time in 15 years they are trying to decide on a new punter. Dustin Colquitt held down the job with Pro Bowl efficiency for as long as some of the current Chiefs have be...