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Tue, 29 Aug 2006 21:31:53 -0700
Jason LaCanfora, of the Washington Post, reports P Eddie Johnson was released after he could not complete his first practice with the Washington Redskins Tuesday, Aug. 29. Johnson said his leg felt tired after kicking so much. Johnson beat out free agent P Toby Gowin (Jaguars) in the morning workout at Redskins Park, league sources said, but the team could opt to bring Gowin back. Agent Ken Harris said Johnson kicked off and punted well in the morning. Johnson left with a large ice pack around his upper leg. "I understand 100 percent," Harris said. "I have so much respect for (special teams coach) Danny Smith and his decision."
Tue, 29 Aug 2006 06:03:20 -0700
David Elfin, of the Washington Times, reports the Washington Redskins are hoping to bring in free agent P Toby Gowin (Jaguars) for a workout Tuesday, Aug. 29. Current P Derrick Frost has struggled so far. "The balls in my court," said Frost, still plagued by the inconsistency that troubled him last year. "I just need to play well. If I do, I'll be here. If I don't, I probably won't."
Mon, 14 Aug 2006 15:34:12 -0700
Vic Ketchman, of Jaguars.com, reports the Jacksonville Jaguars waived P Toby Gowin Monday, Aug. 14.
Tue, 30 May 2006 13:08:52 -0700
Vic Ketchman, of Jaguars.com, reports Jacksonville Jaguars P Chris Hanson has lost 40 pounds in the offseason to help improve on his ranking of No. 18 in the league in 2005 for net average. Hanson also welcomes the competition from P Toby Gowin and sees it as a way for him to improve his game. "Competition is always good. It brings out the best in you. You never know in this business," Hanson said. "It keeps you on your toes. It keeps you competing at a high level. …We can make each other better."
Sat, 27 May 2006 18:20:31 -0700
Bart Hubbuch, of the Florida Times-Union, reports Jacksonville Jaguars P Toby Gowin will challenge P Chris Hanson for the punting job. He will also be asked to push PK Josh Scobee, primarily on kickoffs. Gowin has extensive experience as a kickoff specialist. Head coach Jack Del Rio said, "This guy [Gowin] has punted in the league and has kicked off in the league. We want a guy who can do both, because we're not bringing in two [kickers] this year."
Wed, 24 May 2006 13:48:23 -0700
The one-year contract signed by P Toby Gowin with the Jacksonville Jaguars included a base salary of $710,000.
Mon, 22 May 2006 16:40:57 -0700
Jaguars.com reports the Jacksonville Jaguars have signed free agent P Toby Gowin (Falcons) to an undisclosed contract.
Wed, 12 Apr 2006 20:15:43 -0700
Paul Sheehy, of ProStar Sports Agency, has confirmed to KFFL free agent P Toby Gowin (Falcons) had a great workout with the Baltimore Ravens.
Fri, 26 Aug 2005 13:13:43 -0700
AtlantaFalcons.com reports the Atlanta Falcons have released P Toby Gowin.
Tue, 23 Aug 2005 18:24:52 -0700
Steve Wyche, of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports head coach Jim Mora said the battle between P Toby Gowin and P Michael Koenen has tightened. Koenen appears to still have the edge in both the punting and kickoff duties after Gowin recently narrowed the gap.
Mon, 15 Aug 2005 12:30:57 -0700
Steve Wyche, of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons Ps Toby Gowin and Michael Koenen performed well during the Saturday, Aug. 13, preseason game against the Baltimore Ravens, according to Falcons head coach Jim Mora. Both players punted three times and had no returns. Koenen averaged 40.3 yards per punt, while Gowin averaged 34.7.
Wed, 27 Jul 2005 18:25:33 -0700
Steve Peacocke, of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons head coach Jim Mora Jr. told the paper he is disappointed in his three punters at training camp so far. P Toby Gowin is supposed to handle kickoffs, but right now Mora wants him to focus on punting better.
Sun, 01 May 2005 11:46:56 -0700
AtlantaFalcons.com reports Atlanta Falcons P Toby Gowin looked good kicking off during the team's practice session Sunday, May 1. He was hitting inside the end zone on each occasion and showing good hang time on all his kicks.
Tue, 08 Mar 2005 21:20:46 -0800
The Atlanta Falcons have signed free agent P Toby Gowin (Jets), reports AtlantaFalcons.com. Terms of the deal were not released.
Mon, 17 Jan 2005 19:16:49 -0800
New York Jets P Toby Gowin is scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent in March, reports Eric Allen of NewYorkJets.com.
Mon, 22 Nov 2004 18:58:05 -0800
New York Jets head coach Herman Edwards said he was impressed with P Toby Gowin's performance during Week 11's victory over the Cleveland Browns, reports Casey Pearce of NewYorkJets.com. "I thought he punted well," Edwards said. "He created some better field position for us when he punted. He did a good job. He was more consistent. He's punted well the last couple of weeks." For the game, Gowin averaged 41.6 yards on eight punts and was also attributed with two special teams tackles.
Mon, 25 Oct 2004 17:13:36 -0700
Randy Lange, of the Bergen Record, reports New York Jets head coach Herman Edwards expressed some concern following the Week 7 game at the New England Patriots about P Toby Gowin, whose gross average is 37.8 yards per punt – which ranks 32nd and last among NFL qualifying punters. "That weather wasn't real conducive up there," Edwards said of the damp, cold New England conditions. "Am I concerned? Can he punt better? Well, yeah, but he's our guy. At times he's made some great kicks, too. We can't forget about the ones he's made." Gowin had net punts of 24 and 30 yards against the Patriots. Part of the problem could be is that Gowin has also handled all but two of the Jets' 28 kickoffs.
Mon, 23 Aug 2004 19:43:28 -0700
New York Jets P Toby Gowin (groin) has been listed as questionable for team's preseason game Friday, Aug. 27, against the New York Giants, reports Casey Pearce of NewYorkJets.com.
Fri, 20 Aug 2004 19:16:03 -0700
Updating previous reports, New York Jets P Toby Gowin (groin) will hold for extra points, but not punt, in the team's preseason game Saturday, Aug. 21 against the Indianapolis Colts, according to Casey Pearce of NewYorkJets.com.
Thu, 19 Aug 2004 19:59:20 -0700
New York Jets P Toby Gowin (groin) did not practice Thursday, Aug. 19, and is questionable for the team's game Saturday, Aug. 21, against the Indianapolis Colts because of a slight groin injury, reports Casey Pearce of NewYorkJets.com.
Wed, 31 Mar 2004 20:39:20 -0800
The New York Jets have signed P Toby Gowin, according to NewYorkJets.com. Terms of the deal were not released.
Thu, 25 Mar 2004 12:05:16 -0800
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports free agent P Toby Gowin (Cowboys) is expected to visit the New York Jets.
Tue, 23 Mar 2004 13:31:24 -0800
SF49ers.com reports the San Francisco 49ers have scheduled a visit with free agent P Toby Gowin (Cowboys) for Tuesday, March 23.
Mon, 22 Mar 2004 10:33:15 -0800
Tom Silverstein, of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, reports free agent P Toby Gowin (Cowboys) visited with the Green Bay Packers on Thursday, March 18. With P Josh Bidwell signing with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the Packers have only unproven P Travis Dorsch on the roster.
Tue, 16 Mar 2004 10:48:42 -0800
Bill Williamson, of the St. Paul Pioneer Press, reports the Minnesota Vikings will bring in free agent P Toby Gowin (Cowboys) on Monday, March 22.
Sat, 13 Mar 2004 20:36:41 -0800
The Pioneer Press reports if the Minnesota Vikings are unable to sign free agent P Darren Bennett (Chargers), they could turn their attention to P Toby Gowin (Cowboys).
Wed, 10 Mar 2004 14:08:36 -0800
The Dallas Cowboys have announced the release of P Toby Gowin.
Sat, 21 Feb 2004 08:17:19 -0800
Nick Eatman, of DallasCowboys.com, reports the Dallas Cowboys will be in the market for a punter when free agency begins March 3. The team certainly wants to add competition for the job or replace current P Toby Gowin this off-season. If the team decides to release Gowin, he would count $400,000 in cap space if he were cut before June 1.
Mon, 22 Dec 2003 05:50:57 -0800
David Sessions, writing for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, reports Dallas Cowboys P Toby Gowin had a strong game against the New York Giants in Week 16. Gowin finished with a net punting average of 39.7 yards and nailed two kickoffs for touchbacks, his first two of the season. After several weeks of close scrutiny, head coach Bill Parcells said: "I sure do feel better about him." Gowin, who remains last in the NFL in gross punting average, seems to have secured his job at least through the remainder of the season.
Mon, 08 Dec 2003 06:10:15 -0800
Charean Williams and Jennifer Floyd Engel, of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, report Dallas Cowboys P Toby Gowin struggled through another game on Sunday, Dec. 7. Against the Philadelphia Eagles, Gowin averaged just 31.6 yards per punt. "It's frustrating for me right now," Gowin said. "It's always been natural for me. This is the most frustrated I've ever been." Gowin's future with the team remains in doubt.
Tue, 02 Dec 2003 06:02:52 -0800
Updating previous reports, Clarence E. Hill Jr., of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, reports Dallas Cowboys P Toby Gowin will remain the team's punter, at least for another week. Head coach Bill Parcells said the lack of options led him to keep Gowin on. Free agent punters Filip Filipovic and Craig Jarrett worked out for the team last week, but were unimpressive.
Mon, 01 Dec 2003 13:09:40 -0800
Dallas Cowboys P Toby Gowin is in danger of being released by the team if he doesn't improve soon. The one positive Gowin has going for him has been his ability to kickoff.
Wed, 26 Nov 2003 12:54:28 -0800
The Dallas Cowboys have not pleased with the performance of P Toby Gowin. Free agent P Craig Jarrett was brought in for a tryout just in case the struggles continue.
Wed, 26 Nov 2003 12:54:20 -0800
The Dallas Cowboys have not pleased with the performance of P Toby Gowin. Free agent P Filip Filipovic was brought in for a tryout just in case the struggles continue.
Tue, 25 Nov 2003 06:14:27 -0800
Mickey Spagnola, of DallasCowboys.com, reports Dallas Cowboys head coach Bill Parcells could be contemplating a change at punter. P Toby Gowin is last in the NFC with a 39.1 punting average, and his kickoffs have rarely gotten past the 10-yard line lately. Parcells, while not being specific, said the team was contemplating several possible changes. And when asked if the punter was one of those possible changes, Parcells said "absolutely." The Cowboys could work a punter out this week.
Mon, 17 Nov 2003 20:03:26 -0800
Dallas Cowboys head coach Bill Parcells said P Toby Gowin needs to improve his accuracy inside the 20-yard line. Parcells is stressing to his players the importance of maintaining positive field position.
Mon, 06 Oct 2003 06:19:19 -0700
Updating previous reports, Mercedes Mayer, of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, reports Dallas Cowboys P Toby Gowin (quadriceps) is still hampered by a right quadriceps injury, but is improving every week. "I'm working through it," Gowin said. "I aggravated it a little more each week, but I try to stay loose during the game and keep heat on it." Gowin, once again, handled the kickoff duties and averaged 37.8 yards on five punts in Sunday's, Oct. 5, game against the Arizona Cardinals.
Fri, 03 Oct 2003 06:10:44 -0700
Updating previous reports, Clarence E. Hill Jr., of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, reports Dallas Cowboys head coach Bill Parcells said he expects P Toby Gowin (quadriceps) to handle the kickoffs during Sunday's, Oct. 5, game against the Arizona Cardinals. Parcells, who has shown little patience for his punter's injury, said if he can punt he ought to be able to kick off.
Wed, 01 Oct 2003 16:53:17 -0700
Dallas Cowboys P Toby Gowin (quadriceps) hopes to kickoff again this week but the team believes rest is the best treatment for his quadriceps injury.
Mon, 29 Sep 2003 17:14:36 -0700
Dallas Cowboys P Toby Gowin (quadriceps) has been bothered by a quadricep injury for the last few weeks. The injury, which is not considered severe, has forced Gowin to drop the kickoff duties.
Mon, 29 Sep 2003 06:25:17 -0700
Charean Williams, of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, reports Dallas Cowboys P Toby Gowin (thigh), who strained his right quadriceps before the season, gave up his kickoff duties to K Billy Cundiff in Sunday's, Sept. 28, game against the New York Jets. Gowin, who managed a 39.6 yard average on his five punts, had to ice his leg down after the game.
Fri, 20 Jun 2003 11:25:49 -0700
DallasCowboys.com staff writer Chad Peters reports Dallas Cowboys P Filip Filipovic understands his role as a long shot at becoming this year's starting punter. After an inconsistent 2002 season, the Dallas Cowboys signed veteran P Toby Gowin (Saints). Filipovic knows he will have to give it his all to beat out a proven punter such as Gowin.
Mon, 03 Mar 2003 19:23:22 -0800
DallasCowboys.com reports the five-year contract signed by P Toby Gowin with the Dallas Cowboys is worth nearly $4 million, including a $500,000 signing bonus.
Mon, 03 Mar 2003 15:43:04 -0800
Updating previous stories, the Dallas Cowboys have announced the signing of unrestricted free agent P Toby Gowin (Saints) to a five-year deal. Financial terms of the contract were undisclosed.
Sun, 02 Mar 2003 09:17:46 -0800
Clarence E. Hill Jr. reports for the Star-Telegram free agent P Toby Gowin (Saints) is expected to visit with the Dallas Cowboys this week.
Fri, 28 Feb 2003 20:49:59 -0800
Updating an earlier story, the Star Tribune reports the Minnesota Vikings will host a visit for free agent P Toby Gowin (Saints) next Friday and Saturday.
Fri, 28 Feb 2003 06:20:07 -0800
Bill Williamson reports for the Pioneer Press the Minnesota Vikings might make a quick play for free agent P/kickoff specialist Toby Gowin (Saints).
Thu, 12 Sep 2002 07:34:31 -0700
The Times Picayune reports New Orleans Saints P Toby Gowin (hip flexor) practiced Wednesday and he should be able to play Sunday.
Sun, 08 Sep 2002 12:13:19 -0700
The New Orleans Saints have declared P Toby Gowin, RB Curtis Keaton, RB Moran Norris, C Bubba Miller, G Turan Reyes, DT Kenny Smith and DE Derrius Monroe inactive for this weekend's game. QB J.T. O'Sullivan is the No. 3 QB.
Fri, 06 Sep 2002 18:31:05 -0700
John Clayton reports for ESPN.com the New Orleans Saints downgraded P Toby Gowin (hip flexor) to questionable for Sunday's game.