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Philadelphia Eagles sign a punter to compete with Donnie Jones

The punting battle is on.

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The Philadelphia Eagles have signed free agent punter Ryan Quigley to a one-year contract, according to an official announcement from the team.

The 26-year-old Quigley originally signed with the Chicago Bears as an undrafted free agent in 2012. Then he latched on with the New York Jets for the past three seasons, appearing in a total of 45 games. Quigley has recorded 225 career punts for an average of 45.1 yards per attempt. Two of his attempts have been blocked.

Quigley isn't JUST a punter. He earned AFC Special Team's Player of the Week last season for going four for four on extra point attempts after Jets kicker Nick Folk suffered an injury in pregame warmups.

Quigley's talent isn't limited to his legs, either. Just check out this throw!

The Eagles already have a very good punter in veteran Donnie Jones. Jones turns 36 in July, however, so it can't hurt to give him some competition and start thinking about the future.

With Quigley in the mix, the Eagles will have both a PUNTER BATTLE and a KICKER BATTLE this offseason. Training camp gonna be lit af.

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