Draft Series: Special teams

Kevin Spencer was named NFL Special Teams Coach of the Year in a vote of his peers, and his boss is pleased.<br><br> Steelers coach Bill Cowher said he's not considering a new kicker, even though Jeff Reed struggled last season and is coming off hip surgery.<br><br> "I don't foresee it," Cowher said. "We have not talked about kickers yet and I don't know what the situation is there. I'm not going to say we wouldn't, but we are not dissatisfied with Jeff."
April 20, 2004

Chargers Have Sights on a Kicker?

It is a position that isn't talked about in the glamour of the combines, yet every team needs one. This isn't a discussion about the water boy, but placekickers – the forgotten man. Coming into combine week one player was at the forefront for good reason, Nate Kaeding, but the San Diego Chargers are not necessarily interested in investing what it will take to get him, a first day pick. Instead they turned elsewhere…
March 2, 2004

Complete Combine Practice sessions: PK/P

To &quot;kick-off&quot; the combine, the punters and kickers are always the first to workout for scouts in the RCA Dome.&nbsp; This year held a few surprises and good results from the kickers specifically.&nbsp; Here's the breakdown with complete charts....tomorrow night the quarterbacks are fully evaluated.
February 24, 2004