Josh Miller on IR, Ken Walter Signed

The Patriots signed punter Ken Walter, and placed punter Josh Miller on the reserve/injured list.  Josh Miller will miss the remainder of the 2006 season.  Miller, who joined the Patriots in 2004, was listed as questionable on the injury report this week.  That reminds me of when Jim Rome said, “Tom Brady could be on the way to the emergency room to have his throwing arm removed, and Hoody would still list him on the injury report as ‘questionable’ ”

The rumor of Miller’s injury or possible release came earlier this week, when Ken Walter was spotted in town.

 If you don’t remember, Ken Walter, who was our punter from 2001 to 2003, was cut for a lack of leg strength.  Either way though, he was great at coffin corner punting, which could really help us in a game like tommorow’s, where field position might be the key.

I met Walter a couple of years back, and he’s a really funny and a good guy.  Although I’m dissapointed Miller is down, I’m excited to see Walter punt for us again.

One last note, Miller going on IR means there is one more spot left on the roster.  I think Hoody might use it to bring in Patrick Pass off of PUP, at least I really hope he does.


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