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Camp Clashes: Special Teams

Tim Masthay is the star of the unit, and the battle lines are drawn at kicker and kick returner. The core of the special teams, however, returns intact and is strong.

With the Green Bay Packers opening training camp on July 26, Packer Report takes a closer look at the special teams. The star Tim Masthay: Punting is a balancing act. Kick the ball too far, and the returner will have a 10- or 15-yard running start before encountering anyone from the coverage unit. Kick the ball too short, and you're just giving away field position. Masthay has mastered that... Recommended Stories