New York Jets v Atlanta Falcons

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The Falcons positioned punter Dustin Colquitt on the COVID-19 reserve checklist Monday. They signed ragged punter Thomas Morstead on Tuesday.

The group also launched they signed punter Dom Maggio to the word squad. He was as soon as with the group all the procedure thru training camp and moved to injured reserve sooner than the Falcons waived him in early September.

Morstead performed seven games with the Jets this season after signing with the group Sept. 14. The Jets cut him Nov. 8 after Braden Mann returned from a knee hassle that had sidelined him since Week 2. Morstead averaged 48.2 yards on 23 punts and dropped seven all the procedure in which thru the 20.

Morstead spent 12 years with the Saints. He has averaged 46.5 yards per punt all the procedure thru his occupation, which contains Pro Bowl honors from the 2012 season.