Post-Draft Outlook: A closer look at the Saints' picks: Round 5/164 -- Thomas Morstead, P, 6-4, 225, Southern Methodist...Saints coaches and scouts thought Morstead had the strongest leg of all the punters in this year's draft, even though he averaged a career-low 41.8 gross yards as a senior. But only 19 of his punts were returned as SMU ranked fourth in the nation in net average at 37.2 yards. - by The Sports Xchange
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11/25/14 - P Thomas Morstead averaged 48.7 yards gross and net on three punts with one going for 61 yards, downing one inside the 20 against Baltimore.
11/13/14 - P Thomas Morstead returned to practice Thursday after being sidelined for Wednesday's workout because of illness.
11/12/14 - P Thomas Morstead didn't work Wednesday because of illness and it's not known when he'll return.
09/28/14 - P Thomas Morstead was on the wrong end a fourth-down fake in the fourth quarter with the Saints down 31-17. He couldn't find anyone open and was tackled for a loss, giving the ball to Dallas on downs. "The play obviously didn't pan out like we wanted," he said. "I didn't feel comfortable throwing the ball."
01/11/13 - P Thomas Morstead was a Pro Bowl pick after setting a club record with a 50.1-yard gross average -- becoming one of only seven players in NFL history to average more than 50 yards in a season. He also was on track to set the league mark for net punting average, but fell a little short with a solid 43.2 average. He had 45 touchbacks on kickoffs.