Jets punter Edwards fixed bad habits after shaky rookie year

FILE - In this Sept. 10, 2017, file photo, New York Jets punter Lachlan Edwards (4) winds up to kick the ball during the second half of an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills in Orchard Park, N.Y. Edwards spent the offseason fine-tuning his mechanics with former NFL punter and fellow Aussie Darren Bennett and has emerged this season as a much-improved player. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus)

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FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) The moment the ball left his right hand, Lachlan Edwards cringed a little and then hoped it would at least reach his teammate.

After all, the New York Jets punter is used to kicking footballs, not throwing them.

“I was watching it and it was an ugly ball,” the Australian said with a big grin. “It wasn’t a nice spiral, but it made it there.”

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