PITTSBURGH (KDKA)– The NFL Draft is less than a month away, and each day of April leading up to the selections, KDKA will profile players on the Steelers’ radar.
Today, we take a look at the punter position.READ MORE: Jewish Communities Around Greater Pittsburgh Come Together To Celebrate Hanukkah
The Steelers don’t normally draft a punter, although they did during Mike Tomlin’s first year as a head coach. Pittsburgh took Daniel Sepulveda in the 4th round in 2007.
This year, it could happen again.READ MORE: What Do You Need To Know About The New COVID Variant Omicron?
Jordan Berry has been inconsistent the last few years and makes close to $2 million dollars– money they could use elsewhere.
There are a few punters that could hear their named called on draft day.
Texas A&M’s Braden Mann is considered to be the top collegiate punter, averaging more than 47 yards a punt. Tommy Townsend from Florida also has a big leg. He had a couple punts of more than 70 yards the last two seasons.MORE NEWS: Police Investigating After Body Found In Vacant Lot In Washington