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Packers Punting Competition: Neither Mortell nor Masthay has pulled ahead

After another pair of booming punts on Thursday, it’s a coin flip as to which punter makes the Packers’ roster. Yes, Tim Masthay holds the Green Bay Packers’ single-season record for net punting, set in 2015. Yes, he also is the franchise’s single-season record holder for gross punting average, which he set in 2011. And Masthay ranks second in Packers history in career gross average with 44.2 yards per punt, just 0.3 yards behind Jon Ryan. But plenty of Packers fans will tell you that Masthay’s inconsistency means it’s time for a change, and Peter Mortell is doing everything in...

Packers by Position: Specialists

Acquisition categories: D6 means sixth-round draft choice, FA means free agent.KICKERS (1)PlayerHt.Wt.AgeAcquiredCollegeMason Crosby6-120031D6-'07ColoradoHas made an NFL-record 20 straight field goals in the playoffs. Postseason mark of 92% (23 of 25) is tied for second with John Kasay (23 of 25) behind Stephen Gostkowski (92.3%, 24 of 26) among kickers with at least 25 attempts.PUNTERS (2)Tim Masthay6-11/220029FA-'10KentuckyHere are his career net punt rankings: 14th in 2015, 30th in '14, 21st in '13 and '12, tied for 19th in '11 and 17th in '10. His career mark is 38.7.Peter...