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    Van Der Kamp??

    Did he not get drafted or even invited to a camp?

    If so, that's crazy. One of the top punters in the country.



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    Re: Van Der Kamp??

    Was thinking the same thing.



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    Re: Van Der Kamp??

    He will get an invite.


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    Re: Van Der Kamp??

    Think there was only 1 punter drafted.

    May work out better for Kirby, now he can pick where he wants to go if he gets multiple UDFA offers.



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    Re: Van Der Kamp??

    Still makes me wonder why he had such a bad year last season.



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    Re: Van Der Kamp??

    Punters often go undrafted. No one has a dedicated punter back-up, so only 32 NFL punting jobs in the whole world. I remember when the Chiefs drafted the kid out of Tennessee, but he was a can't miss guy. Kirby is good, and death inside the 20, but hardly a can't miss guy. He will be in a camp. Expect to see him sign a contract today or tomorrow if not already.



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    Re: Van Der Kamp??

    Quote Originally Posted by State43 View Post
    Still makes me wonder why he had such a bad year last season.
    That shanked punt against Texas really hurt the defense's chance.



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    Re: Van Der Kamp??

    Wish him the best but he was awful last season.



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    Re: Van Der Kamp??

    He punted 40 times a game last year. Tough to blame the kid when your leg is about to fall off.



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    Re: Van Der Kamp??

    Kirby had 17 punts over 50 yards last year and 27 inside the 50. My money on why a lot of people think he sucked was because he had to punt short to keep the ball from going in to the endzone. Kirby Vander Kamp is where punts go to die.


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    Re: Van Der Kamp??

    he might but hes a punter. A team only needs one


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    Re: Van Der Kamp??

    Just because his average was down, doesnt mean he sucked. He had so many punts he had to deaden inside the 20. Sure he had a few shanks, but he was hardly terrible.


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    Re: Van Der Kamp??

    Quote Originally Posted by State43 View Post
    Still makes me wonder why he had such a bad year last season.
    Kind of crazy that you are right, and that he was probably also the MVP of the team.



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    Re: Van Der Kamp??

    Quote Originally Posted by cmjh10 View Post
    Just because his average was down, doesnt mean he sucked. He had so many punts he had to deaden inside the 20. Sure he had a few shanks, but he was hardly terrible.
    This. Pathetic trolls think he sucked - can't see the fact he was greatly impacted by horrid offense.



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    Re: Van Der Kamp??

    He had a significantly better year 2 seasons ago. This goes beyond just yard averages. If you didn't see that then perhaps your homer glasses are blocking your vision.



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