Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Agent: Eagles to release McBriar

Updated at 4:43 p.m.

Agent: Eagles to release McBriar


Updated at 4:43 p.m.

Eagles punter Mat McBriar has not yet been released, but he has lost the competition to Chas Henry. McBriar will not punt in Thursday's game against the Jets, although the Eagles did not release him yet.


The Eagles will release punter Mat McBriar, according to the Twitter account of McBriar's agent, Jack Bechta. McBriar, a two-time Pro Bowler, had been the Eagles' top punter the previous two games. That would mean Chas Henry has won the punter competition. 

More coverage
Where will Riley Cooper end up?
Download FREE Philly Sports Now app for iPhone!
FORUMS: Could Nick Foles return?
Latest NFL odds
SHOP: Eagles Training Camp sportswear
Who is the better backup quarterback?
Nick Foles
  1415 (87.3%)
Tim Tebow
  205 (12.7%)
Total votes = 1620

They both had eight punts. McBriar averaged a net of 41.3 yards with two inside the 20. Henry had a 33.1-yard net average with five inside the 20.

Henry is entering his second season with the Eagles and has experience as Alex Henery's holder.

Staff Writer
We encourage respectful comments but reserve the right to delete anything that doesn't contribute to an engaging dialogue.
Help us moderate this thread by flagging comments that violate our guidelines.

Comment policy: comments are intended to be civil, friendly conversations. Please treat other participants with respect and in a way that you would want to be treated. You are responsible for what you say. And please, stay on topic. If you see an objectionable post, please report it to us using the "Report Abuse" option.

Please note that comments are monitored by staff. We reserve the right at all times to remove any information or materials that are unlawful, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane, indecent or otherwise objectionable. Personal attacks, especially on other participants, are not permitted. We reserve the right to permanently block any user who violates these terms and conditions.

Additionally comments that are long, have multiple paragraph breaks, include code, or include hyperlinks may not be posted.

Read 0 comments
comments powered by Disqus
About this blog
Birds' Eye View is the Inquirer's blog covering all things Philadelphia Eagles and the NFL.

Jeff McLane Staff Writer
Zach Berman Staff Writer
Latest Videos:
Also on
letter icon Newsletter