Falcons reach extension with punter Matt Bosher


The Atlanta Falcons have signed punter Matt Bosher to a five-year contract extension though 2019.

Under terms of the new deal Bosher is guaranteed a $5.95 million and will also be paid a $2.5 million signing bonus.

Since being selected in the sixth-round of the 2011 NFL Draft, Bosher has been the Falcons punter and has also been performing kickoff duty. A year ago he was fourth in the NFL with a 41.7 net average while producing 50 touchbacks.