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Giants sign Punter Brad Wing to contract extension

Posted Jul 11, 2016

The Giants have announced a contract extension for Punter Brad Wing: 


EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – The Giants today announced they have signed punter Brad Wing to a contract extension through the 2019 season.

Wing, acquired in a trade with Pittsburgh last Sept. 4, is entering his third season in the NFL and second with the Giants. In 2015, Wing had a 44.5-yard gross average and a 38.9-yard net average on 76 punts. He placed 33 punts inside the 20, had 10 touchbacks, and his long kick traveled 64 yards. Wing’s 33 punts inside the 20-yard line tied the Giants’ single-season record, set by Brad Maynard in both 1997 and 98.

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As a rookie the previous season, Wing played in all 16 regular-season games and one playoff game for Pittsburgh. He punted 61 times, and had a 43.7-yard gross average, and a 38.8-yard net average. Wing placed 20 kicks inside the 20-yard line, had four touchbacks, and a long punt of 74 yards.

A native of Australia, Wing starred at LSU, where he was a teammate of Odell Beckham Jr. He originally signed as a rookie free agent by the Philadelphia Eagles April 29, 2013, and was waived at the end of training camp. The Steelers signed Wing to a reserve/future contract on Jan. 3, 2014.