Pro Career: Originally drafted by Baltimore in the fourth round (112th overall) of the 2002 NFL Draft. Signed with Cleveland as an unrestricted free agent on 3/12/06. Spent the 2010 season on injured reserve. Signed with Arizona as a free agent on 8/24/11 before re-signing with the Cardinals on two-year deals on 4/4/12 and 1/21/14.
2014: Played in two games before going on injured reserve in Week 6 … only punted in one game, totaling 11 punts for 487 yards … served as the holder on kicks but did not punt due to groin injury vs. SD (9/8) … inactive (groin) @ NYG (9/14) and vs. SF (9/21) … returned to action and averaged 44.3 yards on a career-high 11 punts @ Den (10/5) … placed on injured reserve (groin) on 10/7.
2013: Served as team’s punter and holder for FGs and PATs in all 16 games … tied for the NFL lead with 35 punts inside the 20 with Kansas City’s Dustin Colquitt … had just six touchbacks on 78 punts … punted four times for a 46.8-yard average @ StL (9/8); downed three of his punts inside the 20… averaged 42.8 yards on five punts with a net average of 42.4 yards vs. Det (9/15); downed four punts inside the 10 … punted eight times for a 40.8-yard average @ NO (9/22); landed four punts inside the 20 and had a season-long 60-yard punt in the third quarter … posted season highs by averaging 49.8 yards on four punts with a net average of 48.3 yards vs. Car (10/6); 48.3-yard net average was the second-best of his career for a single game and the highest single-game total in franchise history … averaged 43.6 yards on five punts and landed two inside the 20 @ SF (10/13); marked his 11th straight game with multiple punts inside the 20, the longest streak of his career … punted five times for a 43.8-yard average and had three punts inside the 20 vs. Hou (11/10); had two punts downed at the 1-yard line, including a 57-yarder in the second quarter that went out at the one … downed both of his punts inside the 20 vs. Ind (11/24) … averaged 47.3 yards on four punts and landed three inside the 20 vs. StL (12/8) … tied his career high by averaging 53.0 yards on four punts @ Ten (12/15) … punted five times for a 48.8-yard average and landed three punts inside the 20 @ Sea (12/22).
2012: Played in all 16 games and set an NFL single-season record with 46 punts inside the 20 … established franchise records with 112 punts for an NFL-record 5,209 yards (46.5 avg.) and had a career-best net average of 41.4 yards … had just eight touchbacks and added a career-high three special teams tackles … named to the USA Today All-Joe team … punted five times for a 47.6-yard average vs. Sea (9/9); landed two punts inside the 20 and had two punts of 50 or more yards … totaled six punts for a 46.7-yard average and landed two punts inside the 20 @ NE (9/16); had three punts of 50 or more yards … punted nine times for a season-high 48.3-yard average and 47.3-yard net average vs. Mia (9/30); had a then career-long 68-yard punt in the second quarter and had six punts of 50 or more yards; landed three inside the 20 ... totaled seven punts for a 45.7-yard average and landed three punts inside the 20 @ StL (10/4); went over 700 career punts and 30,000 career yards in the game … averaged 51.8 yards on five punts and recorded his first special teams tackle of the season vs. Buf (10/14) … punted six times for a 39.0-yard average @ Min (10/21); landed five punts inside the 20 … averaged 47.3 yards on seven punts vs. SF (10/29) and added his second special teams tackle of the season … punted eight times for a 43.0-yard average @ GB (11/4); landed four inside the 20 and had two punts of 60+ yards; also had one special teams tackle … averaged 50.9 yards on eight punts @ Atl (11/18); landed three inside the 20 and had five punts of 50+ yards … set a single-game franchise record with six punts inside the 20 vs. Det (12/16); punted nine times for a 44.2-yard average … tied his own single-game franchise record with six punts inside the 20 vs. Chi (12/23); broke the NFL single-season record for punts inside the 20 (previous record was 42, held by three players); averaged 44.8 yards on eight punts and had two punts of 50+ yards … punted six times for a 50.8-yard average @ SF (12/30); had a career-long 70-yard punt in the first quarter; landed two punts inside the 20, establishing the single-season record with 46.
2011: Played in 15 games and punted 87 times for 3,929 yards (45.2 avg., 37.5 net avg.) … downed 24 punts inside the 20 with 21 of those coming in the final 11 games of the season and had just five touchbacks … made Cardinals debut and totaled five punts for a 42.0-yard average vs. Car (9/11); landed two punts inside the 20 … averaged 49.0 yards on six punts @ Was (9/18); four of six punts were 50 yards or more; downed one inside the 20 … punted five times for a 41.2-yard average @ Sea (9/25) … averaged 45.0 yards on four punts vs. NYG (10/2) … inactive due to right knee injury @ Min (10/9) … returned from injury and averaged 47.8 yards on four punts vs. Pit (10/23); downed two punts inside the 10 in the first half and had a 58-yard punt in the fourth quarter … punted six times for a 40.0-yard average against his former team @ Bal (10/30); downed three punts inside the 20 … punted six times for a 46.3-yard average vs. StL (11/6); recorded a net average of 42.0 yards and had three punts downed inside the 20; had a 63-yard punt in the first quarter … punted six times for a 46.3-yard average and a net average of 43.5 yards @ Phi (11/13) … averaged 46.5 yards on six punts @ SF (11/20); posted a net average of 43.8 yards … punted five times for a 46.0-yard average @ StL (11/27) … had season-highs with seven punts for 351 yards, a 50.1-yard average and a net average of 45.0 yards vs. Dal (12/4); five of seven punts covered at least 50 yards … punted seven times for a 46.6-yard average vs. SF (12/11); had a season-long 66-yard punt in the fourth quarter … had seven punts for a 44.6-yard average and downed a season-high four inside the 20 vs. Cle (12/18) … punted six times for a 38.3-yard average and downed two inside the 20 @ Cin (12/24) … had seven punts for a 46.3-yard average and landed two inside the 20 vs. Sea (1/1/12).
2010: Missed the entire season due to right knee injury … placed on injured reserve on 8/17.
2009: Played in eight games and punted 49 times with a gross average of 44.7 yards per punt, a net of 39.1 yards and 25 punts landed inside the 20-yard line … the 25 punts downed inside the 20 were tied for sixth-most in the AFC … had a career-high seven punts inside the 20 @ Buf (10/11), earning him AFC Special Teams Player of the Week honors … inactive for one game with a right knee injury and was placed on injured reserve on 11/18.
2008: Played in all 16 games and punted 75 times for 3,410 yards … ranked eighth in the AFC with a 45.5-yard gross average and fourth with a net average of 39.4 yards … recorded five punts for 265 yards vs. Pit (9/14), setting a Browns team record with a net average of 52.8 yards; 52.8-yard net average was the second-highest total for a single game in the NFL dating back to 1970 … had a season-high three punts inside the 20 @ Was (10/19) … played in his 100th career game vs. Ind (11/30).
2007: Played in 12 games, missing four of the first five contests due to a back injury … posted 49 punts for 2,046 yards on the season, averaging 41.8 yards per punt, with a net of 34.6 yards … had a season-high seven punts in blizzard conditions vs. Buf (12/16), landing three inside the 20.
2006: Played in all 16 games in his first season with Cleveland after signing as an unrestricted free agent … ranked sixth in the NFL with a net average of 38.4 yards … placed 28 punts inside the 20, with three in a game on five separate occasions … totaled a career-high 10 punts for 462 yards @ Atl (11/12).
2005: Played in all 16 games in his last season with the Ravens … punted 84 times for 3,653 yards … downed 11 punts inside the 20 and had seven touchbacks.
2004: Played in 13 games and ranked third in the AFC with 26 punts inside the 20 … had a season-high four punts inside the 20 @ Ind (12/19) … suffered a shoulder injury vs. NYJ (11/14) and missed three games.
2003: Played in all 16 games … recorded a then career-long 67-yard punt vs. KC (9/28) … played in his first career postseason game, totaling eight punts for a 48.8-yard average in Wild Card game vs. Ten (1/3/04).
2002: Played in all 16 games of his rookie season … tied for second in the NFL with a career-high 31 punts inside the 20 … named to the Pro Football Weekly All-Rookie team … placed five punts inside the 20 @ Mia (11/17) and had four inside the 20 in two other games.
College: Four-year letterman at Ohio University who led the Mid-American Conference in punting each season … earned first-team All-American honors from Football News and was second-team AP All-American as a senior in ’01 … was a first-team All-MAC selection and MAC Special Teams Co-Player of the Year … finalist for the Ray Guy Award in ’01, given to the top punter in the nation … had 50 punts for 2,280 yards (45.6 avg.), 16 inside the 20 and a long of 74 … averaged 44.3 yards per punt as a junior, which ranked fifth in the nation and was a first-team All-MAC selection … named MAC Special Teams Player of the Year as a sophomore after leading the conference and ranking 14th in the nation with a 43.2-yard average … first-team All-MAC selection as a freshman and was named to the Football News Freshman All-America team … graduated with a double major in Finance and Marketing.
Personal: Attended Bay Village (OH) High School and played quarterback, kicker and punter … twice selected all-state and all-conference honorable mention as a punter … all-district as a kicker and made the all-conference team at quarterback … also a four-year letterman in baseball and earned one letter in basketball … won the Kiwanis Academic Achievement Scholastic Art Award … in the spring of 2006 he participated in an NFL and NFL Players Association six-day executive education program at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania … participated in a four-day entrepreneurial program at the Kellogg Business School at Northwestern in the spring of 2007 … is an avid golfer and boater … along with wife Jenn, the couple has two daughters, Mackenzie Ann and Quinn Loretta, and a son, Chase Michael.