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Sun, 06 Jan 2013 17:17:43 -0800
Seattle Seahawks PK Steven Hauschka (ankle) suffered a left ankle injury in the NFC Wild Card game, but he was able to finish the game. P Jon Ryan did handle kickoff duties after the injury, but Hauschka was able to continue kicking field goals and point-after attempts. He ended up with three field goals (32, 29, 22) and an extra point.
Tue, 23 Oct 2012 20:42:00 -0700
Seattle Seahawks P Jon Ryan is second in the NFC in average (50.4) and fifth in net average (41.4). He is on pace to break the club records that he already holds in both categories.
Sat, 18 Dec 2010 08:27:28 -0800
Seattle Seahawks P Jon Ryan could handle the kickoffs during the team's Week 15 game because of the injury to PK Olindo Mare (hamstring), reports Eric Williams, of The Tacoma News Tribune.
Wed, 20 Oct 2010 07:39:55 -0700
Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll said he expects P Jon Ryan (ribs) to be able to play in Week 7, reports Eric Williams, of The Tacoma News Tribune.
Mon, 18 Oct 2010 09:17:12 -0700
Seattle Seahawks P Jon Ryan (rib) suffered a rib injury in Week 6 against the Chicago Bears but appeared to be fine in the locker room after the game, according to Eric Williams, of The Tacoma News Tribune.
Thu, 12 Aug 2010 07:20:09 -0700
Seattle Seahawks PK Olindo Mare (calf) sat out of practice for a second consecutive day Wednesday, Aug. 11, reports Danny O'Neil, of The Seattle Times. P Jon Ryan worked as the kicker in practice.
Fri, 29 Jan 2010 22:11:33 -0800
The Associated Press reports Seattle Seahawks LB Lance Laury, P Jon Ryan, OG Rob Sims, C Chris Spencer and DE Darryl Tapp could be restricted free agents this offseason if 2010 is an uncapped year.
Tue, 05 Jan 2010 11:56:40 -0800
Greg Johns, of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, reports the Seattle Seahawks re-signed P Jon Ryan to a six-year, $9.1 million deal Tuesday, Jan. 5, according to the Regina Leader-Post.
Tue, 09 Sep 2008 13:39:09 -0700
Mike Sando, of ESPN.com, reports the Seattle Seahawks have signed free-agent P Jon Ryan (Packers) to a two-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.
Mon, 01 Sep 2008 13:00:22 -0700
The Green Bay Packers have announced they have released P Jon Ryan.
Tue, 19 Aug 2008 15:35:02 -0700
Tom Fanning, of Packers.com, reports Green Bay Packers P Jon Ryan averaged 50.3 yards on his seven punts Saturday, Aug. 16. Ryan struggled in the team's first preseason game with a 37.3 average on seven kicks.
Sun, 23 Dec 2007 13:50:21 -0800
The Associated Press reports Green Bay Packers P Jon Ryan had two punts blocked by the Chicago Bears in Week 16. The Packers had gone 12 years and 929 punts without a block.
Sun, 12 Aug 2007 12:13:22 -0700
Tom Silverstein and Bob McGinn, of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, reports Green Bay Packers P Jon Ryan used his new two-step delivery Saturday, Aug. 11, for the first time in a game. He had a 37-yard punt to start the game, but followed it up with punts of 56, 50 and 47 yards. He averaged 47.5 yards per punt gross and 39.5 net yards.
Fri, 10 Aug 2007 16:23:17 -0700
Tom Pelissero, of the Green Bay Press Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers P Jon Ryan has been using the two-step punting technique during training camp and feels it is helping him with this punting. "I feel like I'm hitting the ball better than I did … any point last year, and a lot more consistent, too. I'm totally comfortable with (the new technique), and I'm looking forward to seeing where it's going to take us," Ryan said. He used the three-step technique last season.
Sat, 06 Jan 2007 16:38:52 -0800
Green Bay Packers P Jon Ryan has been named the recipient of the team's Ed Block Courage Award.
Sat, 02 Dec 2006 12:05:40 -0800
Bob McGinn, of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, reports Green Bay Packers P Jon Ryan will play Week 13 after his father, Bob Ryan, died Friday, Dec. 1. Bob Ryan died at the age of 54 from chondrosarcoma, a rare cancer of bone cartilage. Jon Ryan plans to play in the game and will depart from the team Monday, Dec. 4. If Ryan were unavailable, head coach Mike McCarthy said backup QB Ingle Martin would take over punting duties. KFFL sends their condolences to Ryan's family and friends.
Sat, 26 Aug 2006 07:13:17 -0700
Updating previous reports, PackersNews.com reports the Green Bay Packers worked out free agent P John Torp (Vikings) Friday, Aug. 25. "It went all right," Torp said of his workout, which was overseen by special teams coach Mike Stock and general manager Ted Thompson. "It was kind of new working with a new snapper (Thomas Gafford) and in a new environment." The Packers still intend to give P Jon Ryan every chance to win the punting job.
Sun, 20 Aug 2006 06:32:53 -0700
Jason Wilde, of the Wisconsin State Journal, reports after dominating with distance during the offseason and in the first few weeks of training camp, Green Bay Packers P Jon Ryan may have ceded whatever advantage he had over incumbent P B.J. Sander by dropping a snap on his first attempt while Sander had a steadier, more consistent showing Saturday evening, Aug. 19. On his first punt, following the opening possession of the game, Sander boomed a 61-yarder with 5.1 seconds of hang time. It also seemed significant that Sander got to go first, since Ryan had been kicking first in practice and in last week's loss at San Diego.
Sun, 13 Aug 2006 06:08:27 -0700
Packers.com reports Green Bay Packers P Jon Ryan had the better punting night Saturday, Aug. 12, in the battle with P B.J. Sander for the starting job. On four punts, Ryan averaged 46.3 yards gross and 41.0 net. His long was a 55-yarder but his best overall punt was his third one, a 51-yarder that he angled out of bounds for no return. Sander averaged 36.7 yards on three punts, with a net average of 33.7.
Fri, 11 Aug 2006 18:55:46 -0700
Bob McGinn, of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, reports Green Bay Packers P B.J. Sander averaged a hang time of 4.40 seconds on his 10 punts during practice Thursday, Aug. 10. P Jon Ryan averaged a hang time of 4.20 seconds on his 12 punts.
Sat, 05 Aug 2006 09:54:19 -0700
Cliff Chirstl, of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, reports Green Bay Packers P Jon Ryan averaged 58.8 yards per punt during practice Friday, Aug. 4. He attempted six punts from his own three-yard line with a slight breeze at his back.
Tue, 01 Aug 2006 20:30:40 -0700
Rob Demovsky, of PackersNews.com, reports Green Bay Packers P B.J. Sander and P Jon Ryan participated in a punting drill Tuesday, Aug. 1, where they attempted to place the ball inside the 10-yard line while kicking from the opponents' 45-yard line. Sander placed three punts inside the 10 with one being fair caught at the 10. Ryan placed four punts inside the 10 with one being fair caught at the 10.
Sun, 30 Jul 2006 13:57:49 -0700
Mike Vandermause, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports Green Bay Packers P Jon Ryan has considerably more distance on his punts than P B.J. Sander during the morning practice Sunday, July 30. It was the second time in three days that Ryan out-punted Sander.
Thu, 13 Jul 2006 07:57:04 -0700
Rob Reischel, writing for the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, reports Green Bay Packers P Jon Ryan appears to have the edge over P B.J. Sander heading into training camp. While the competition is not over yet, Ryan is confident with the performance he has turned in so far. "It was a really good first step towards putting myself in position to be the guy," Ryan said. "I don't know exactly how they feel about it, but I feel pretty confident."
Tue, 20 Jun 2006 21:11:09 -0700
Cliff Christl, of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, reports Green Bay Packers P Jon Ryan averaged 49 yards on 10 punts during the special teams period Tuesday, June 20. Ryan was punting into a wind.
Fri, 16 Jun 2006 22:34:00 -0700
Todd Rosiak, of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, reports Green Bay Packers P Jon Ryan is taking aim at earning the team's punter job. To do so, he'll have to beat out incumbent P B.J. Sander. Although he has no previous NFL experience, the 6-foot, 202-pound Ryan did post impressive numbers in the CFL. He averaged a league-record 50.6 gross yards per punt last season for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, with a long of 82. In 2004, his first in Winnipeg, he booted a 92-yarder. Ryan and Sander have had limited opportunities thus far to punt in a team setting but when they have, the results have been inconsistent. Once the Packers' voluntary workouts wrap up Wednesday, June 21, Ryan plans on returning to Canada to train. Consistency is his No. 1 goal.
Fri, 16 Jun 2006 18:32:19 -0700
Cliff Christl, of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, reports Green Bay Packers P Jon Ryan and P B.J. Sander performed the holding for the place kickers as they completed their drills for Friday, June 16. Head coach Mike McCarthy said the quarterbacks were still in the mix as holder candidates.
Thu, 15 Jun 2006 09:16:22 -0700
Rob Reischel, of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, reports Green Bay Packers P B.J. Sander could find himself off the team before the 2006 season starts. Sander finished the 2005 season ranked 30th in the NFL in gross average with 39.2 yards and was ranked 31st in net average with 33.9 yards. Sander also struggled as the team's holder for former PK Ryan Longwell last season. Sander will have to hold off P Jon Ryan, but the team could decide to sign a veteran if neither Sander nor Ryan is impressive.
Wed, 31 May 2006 18:08:51 -0700
Cliff Christl, of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, reports Green Bay Packers P Jon Ryan appears to have taken a clear lead over B.J. Sander in the battle to become the team's punter. Not only did Ryan punt first and receive more opportunities on the first day of the Packers' organized team activities, he outpunted Sander by a landslide. Ryan set the CFL single-season record last season with a 50.6 average. As a rookie the previous season, he averaged 43.2 yards.
Wed, 31 May 2006 07:14:53 -0700
Lori Nickel, of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, reports the Green Bay Packers will have a battle that will last through training camp at both punter and place kicker. Green Bay Packers PK Billy Cundiff and PK Dave Rayner will battle for the right to kick field goals. Green Bay Packers P B.J. Sander and P Jon Ryan will be in competition for the starting punter position. "These guys are going to tell us who is going to be the guy," said Green Bay special teams coordinator Mike Stock. "Somebody will emerge, and if takes through the pre-season of all the games we're going to be involved with, then so be it."
Mon, 22 May 2006 13:39:35 -0700
Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reports the Green Bay Packers acquired P Jon Ryan in the offseason to challenge the team's incumbent starter, P B.J. Sander. In 2005, Sander put up poor numbers and the team finished No. 30 in the league in gross average per attempt with 39.2 yards to go along with No. 31 in the league in net average with 33.9 yards. Ryan, on the other hand, had an extremely successful season in 2005 in the CFL, breaking the league's single-season punting record with 50.6 yards. Ryan will need to adjust his style to gain more hang time, but he feels he can punt in the NFL and will try to prove it in the offseason.
Sat, 18 Mar 2006 19:56:35 -0800
Tom Silverstein, of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, reports all three Green Bay Packers punters, B.J. Sander, Jon Ryan and Ryan Flinn, will be in attendance Monday, March 20, when offseason workouts begin. Special teams coach Mike Stock said the three won't start punting for at least a week because he wants to work on conditioning, flexibility and ball-handling, but he said it wouldn't be long before he'd get a good idea of what he has.
Tue, 07 Feb 2006 12:06:34 -0800
Updating previous reports, the Green Bay Packers have officially announced the signing of P Jon Ryan to a reserve/future contract. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Fri, 03 Feb 2006 09:08:24 -0800
Tom Silverstein, of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, reports P Jon Ryan reportedly earned a $35,000 signing bonus as part of the three-year deal he signed with the Green Bay Packers. According to a source close to Ryan, the New York Giants offered him a signing bonus of $40,000, but Ryan still picked the Packers.
Wed, 01 Feb 2006 15:14:08 -0800
Rob Vanstone, of the Regina Leader-Post, reports CFL P Jon Ryan has agreed to a three-year contract with the Green Bay Packers.
Tue, 31 Jan 2006 17:23:30 -0800
Ted Wyman, of the Winnipeg Sun, reports CFL P Jon Ryan was expected to sign a three-year contract with the Green Bay Packers. However, Ryan said reports may be premature. "Nothing has really been done officially," Ryan said. "I've heard these rumors too, but we'll have to see."
Tue, 24 Jan 2006 21:20:07 -0800
Jim Bender, of the Winnipeg Sun, reports CFL P Jon Ryan would like to setup a workout for the New York Giants. Ryan feels Giants P Jeff Feagles is going to retire and that would give him a perfect opportunity to land a job in the NFL. "A big one would be with the New York Giants, because their guy's going to retire," said Ryan, who has also received some interest from the Washington Redskins. Ryan is in no rush to sign anyway because he is not a CFL free agent until Feb. 15.
Tue, 24 Jan 2006 18:12:29 -0800
Jim Bender, of the Winnipeg Sun, reports the Denver Broncos have reportedly shown interest in CFL P Jon Ryan.
Sat, 21 Jan 2006 11:46:59 -0800
Ted Wyman, of the Winnipeg Sun, reports the Cincinnati Bengals worked out CFL P Jon Ryan and they plan to give him a contract offer. "They are interested and they are going to put an offer on the table on Monday," Ryan said from Cincinnati. The Bengals had Ryan take an x-ray and an MRI due to a previous ankle injury. As previously noted, he also received an offer from the Green Bay Packers. Ryan can't say if he's leaning toward signing with a particular team until he sees the official offer from the Bengals.
Wed, 18 Jan 2006 18:47:56 -0800
Jim Bender, of the Winnipeg Sun, reports P Jon Ryan of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the CFL is drawing interest from the New York Giants.
Wed, 18 Jan 2006 18:46:39 -0800
Jim Bender, of the Winnipeg Sun, reports P Jon Ryan of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the CFL is drawing interest from the Washington Redskins.
Wed, 18 Jan 2006 18:44:40 -0800
Jim Bender, of the Winnipeg Sun, reports P Jon Ryan of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the CFL will work out for the Cincinnati Bengals Thursday, Jan. 19.
Wed, 18 Jan 2006 18:43:44 -0800
Jim Bender, of the Winnipeg Sun, reports the Green Bay Packers worked out P Jon Ryan of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the CFL Monday, Jan. 16. He left town with an offer that included a $10,000 signing bonus. He has not signed with the Packers yet because he has other workouts scheduled.
Wed, 11 Jan 2006 23:06:57 -0800
The Winnipeg Sun reports the Green Bay Packers will work out CFL P Jon Ryan Monday, Jan. 16. Ryan becomes a CFL free agent Feb. 15. There are five NFL teams interested in his services.
Wed, 11 Jan 2006 23:03:20 -0800
The Winnipeg Sun reports the Cincinnati Bengals will work out CFL P Jon Ryan Friday, Jan. 20. Ryan becomes a CFL free agent Feb. 15. There are five NFL teams interested in his services.