Punter Bradley Pinion indicators with Falcons following launch from Buccaneers

Punter Bradley Pinion has already discovered a brand new residence.

NFL Community’s Tom Pelissero reported Thursday that Pinion is signing a one-year take care of the Atlanta Falcons, per a supply knowledgeable of the scenario. The group later introduced the signing.

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers launched Pinion final week after choosing Jake Camarda within the fourth spherical of the draft.

Pinion performed by means of hip points (torn hip labrum and hip impingement) in 2021, recording a career-low in yards per punt common (42.5) in 15 video games.

The 28-year-old is totally wholesome now, per Pelissero, and joins the rival Falcons. Earlier than including Pinion, the Falcons had undrafted Dom Maggio, who hasn’t punted in a regular-season sport after a four-year profession at Wake Forest (2016-2019), and undrafted rookie Seth Vernon.

Atlanta cycled by means of punters final 12 months, with Dustin Colquitt, Thomas Morstead and Cameron Nizialek, every compiling 18-plus punts for the Falcons. The Pinion signing is a transfer to stabilize the place.