Eagles sign punter Mat McBriar

Dallas Cowboys' Mat McBriar (1) practices on the team bench during the fourth quarter in an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

July 25, 2012 12:37:25 PM PDT
The Eagles have signed two-time Pro Bowl punter Mat McBriar to a one-year contract.

McBriar, a 33-year old native of Australia, played eight seasons with the Dallas Cowboys from 2004-11. His average of 45.3 yards per punt ranks fourth in NFL history. McBriar's career net average is 38.4 yards and he has 175 punts inside the opponents' 20-yard line.

Chas Henry was Philadelphia's punter in 2011. He averaged 42.9 yards per punt with a net of 36.9 as a rookie.

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