Whisenhunt Doesn't Rule Out Keeping Two Kickers On Roster

Discussion in 'Tennessee Titans and NFL Talk' started by mike75, Aug 8, 2014.

  1. mike75

    mike75 Starter

    jwyattsports Jim Wyatt
    Coach Ken Whisenhunt didn't rule out the chance of #Titans keeping 2 kickers on roster, but I'd say it's very unlikely.

    jwyattsports Jim Wyatt
    Travis Coons has been the most accurate of the two kickers so far in camp, although Maikon Bonani has the stronger leg #Titans


    jwyattsports Jim Wyatt
    Those wondering what's going on with former #Titans K Rob Bironas -- he worked out for the Buccaneers earlier this week, noted @JoeBucsFan
  2. mike75

    mike75 Starter

    Maybe it is just me but i'd keep Coons instead of Bonani. Coons has been making more kicks. If this continues through the preseason they will regret it if they keep Bonani.

    Yesterday.....s. Maikon Bonani was wide right from 48 yards, Travis Coons was good from 53 yards.

    Teresa Walker ‏@TeresaMWalker
    Whisenhunt says he hasn't seen enough yet of #Titans kickers in camp to be impressed. Four preseason games left.
  3. 2ToneBlueBlood

    2ToneBlueBlood Starter

    Here's what I was thinking. What if one of them could punt? Like if Bonani could punt, we could just let him punt, kickoff, and attempt field goals over 50 yards. Let Coons be the field goal specialist under 50 yards and cut Kern.

    Or, maybe someone can teach Kern to kickoff and put it deep in the endzone and just let Coons be the field goal guy.
  4. RavensShallBurn

    RavensShallBurn Ruck the Favens

    Bonani sucks. Either roll with Coons or bring Bironas back.
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  5. MrBean

    MrBean Master of Not Much

    Why would you cut Kern. He's an amazing punter.
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  6. mike75

    mike75 Starter

    Exactly what i'm thinking......
  7. Young54

    Young54 Starter

    I'm actually surprised kickers haven't learn to do everything. It would save a team a roster spot. I'm pretty sure Craig Hentrich used to kick field goals at Notre Dame. In fact, I have a feeling that most of the old school guys were good at both. Why would we be trending away from that? With how ridiculous athletes are becoming now a days, can it really be that hard to have a guy that can be a teams punter and place kicker????

    I would go get an Arena Football guy and see if they can punt too. Or any other soccer player.
  8. Fry

    Fry Welcome to the land of tomorrow!

    We're not going to keep two place kickers. That's a fireable offense, IMO.
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  9. The Hammer

    The Hammer Problematic AF

    Seems like a waste of a roster spot. Two bad kickers does not equal one good one.
    • High Five High Five x 2
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