With Bengals punter Kevin Huber headed to Injured Reserve, the Cincinnati Bengals are planning to host five punters on Tuesday. One of the names that we know about is Shawn Powell, a second-year player that spent two seasons and 18 games with the Buffalo Bills who currently averages 44.7 yards/punt in 100 career kicks.
Powell was signed by the Bills midway through the 2012 season after the team released Brian Moorman, but erratic results forced the Bills to release him on Oct. 4, 2013.
Powell earned consensus All-American awards for punting, earning first-team All-American honors from the Walter Camp Foundation, the American Football Coaches Association and most media outlets (ESPN.com, Rivals.com).
His 47-plus yard average in 2011 (his final season at Florida State) was tops in FBS college football with nearly half (24) of his 50 punts traveling over 50 yards -- 23 were downed inside the 20 and 14 inside the ten-yard line.
The other players trying out on Tuesday are unknown.