Numlock News: November 12, 2020 • Punts…

By Walt Hickey Numlock got an Instagram it’s fun check it out. Punts Punters, one of the few occupations devoted entirely to giving up, are imperiled by a new offense-heavy NFL. This season there have been 929 punts, which is down 18 percent from the 1,134 punts kicked over the course of nine games last year. This rate puts us on track to an NFL season with 1,788 punts, which would be strikingly low as there hasn’t been a season with 2,000 punts or fewer since 1991. For many punters, this has led to a marked decrease in their output, with many seeing fewer than two dozen punts over the course of the first half of the season. Good money, if you can get it.

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