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Behind the Punter Switch

Behind the Punter Switch

Courtesy of The Insiders, here's the story behind the Patriots decision to release their old punter, Ken Walter.

Bill Belichick gave Ken Walter every chance he could to right his ship. But in the end, his season-long struggles that were capped off by a 31-yard punt out of his end zone in overtime two weeks ago against Houston and a dismal 18-yarder late in Sunday's win over the Colts proved to be the final straws. He was released Tuesday and replaced by rookie Brooks Barnard, who kicked for the Bears...

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