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Michael Koenen
P #9
Height:
5-11
Weight:
198
Age:
32
College:
Western Washington
Hometown:
Ferndale, WA
Experience:
10

Quick Stats (2014 PRE):

PUNTS
5
AVG
46
LNG
62
IN 20
3
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesPunter
GGSPuntsYdsNet YdsLngAvgNet AvgBlkOOBDnIn 20TBFCRetRetYTD
TOTAL 670 28,810 25,368 70 43 37.9 7 76 76 215 47 184 287 2,502 1
2013 TB 16 0 87 3,846 3,333 62 44.2 38.3 0 14 12 19 6 20 35 393 0
2012 TB 16 0 76 3,440 2,880 64 45.3 37.4 1 8 6 22 6 16 40 440 0
2011 TB 16 0 67 3,023 2,697 65 45.1 40.3 0 5 9 24 3 14 36 266 0
2010 ATL 16 0 74 3,014 2,673 61 40.7 35.6 1 6 11 29 5 24 28 241 0
2009 ATL 16 0 61 2,598 2,249 70 42.6 36.3 1 4 10 18 3 17 27 289 1
2008 ATL 16 0 63 2,566 2,437 60 40.7 37.5 2 4 8 25 4 27 20 49 0
2007 ATL 16 0 88 3,824 3,417 63 43.5 38.8 0 5 6 30 5 31 41 307 0
2006 ATL 16 0 76 3,199 2,800 65 42.1 35.9 2 18 6 25 6 21 25 279 0
2005 ATL 16 0 78 3,300 2,882 67 42.3 36.9 0 12 8 23 9 14 35 238 0

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Biography

ACQUIRED BY BUCS:

  • Signed by Tampa Bay on July 29, 2011 as an unrestricted free agent from Atlanta.

ORIGINALLY ENTERED NFL:

  • Originally entered the NFL as a college free agent with the Atlanta Falcons on April 26, 2005.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Played six seasons with Atlanta (2005-10) before joining Tampa Bay in 2011.
  • Has appeared in 128 regular-season games, recording 583 punts for 24,964 yards (42.8 avg.) and a 70-yard long, while placing 196 inside the 20-yard line.
  • A kickoff specialist in addition to holding punting duties, has recorded 590 kickoffs with 201 touchbacks in his career.
  • Has also appeared in two postseason games: one in 2008 and one in 2010, serving on kickoffs and as punter.
  • Holds NFL record, dating back to 1970 merger, with 21 consecutive touchbacks on kickoffs, which he did in 2012.
  • His 40.3-yard net average in 2011 set a Buccaneers record by 2.5 yards.
  • Led NFL in 2011 in net kickoff average (45.1) and helped place Tampa Bay second in the NFL in average opponent starting field position after kickoff (20.3).
  • Set an Atlanta Falcons franchise record with five touchbacks vs. Carolina on September 20, 2009, and tied that mark again vs. Carolina in Week 10 of the season.
  • Ranked fourth in the NFC with 25 punts inside the 20-yard line in 2008 while helping the Falcons to a second-place ranking in opponent average starting field position following kickoffs (24.6-yard line avg.).
  • Helped Atlanta rank second in the NFC and second in the NFL in opponent starting average field position with a 25.5-yard line mark in 2007.

2012 HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Established NFL record (since 1970 merger) with 21 consecutive touchbacks on kickoffs in 2009.
  • Finished second in the NFL and first in the NFC with 58 touchbacks on kickoffs.
  • Led the league with 68.2 percent of his kickoffs resulting in touchbacks, while placing 92.0 percent of his kickoffs in the end zone, which was second in the NFL.
  • Had a streak of 21 consecutive kickoff touchbacks snapped at Minnesota (10/26) when Percy Harvin brought ball out from seven yards in the end zone.
  • Had a streak where he booted 41 consecutive kickoffs and 48 adjusted kickoffs into end zone snapped at Carolina (11/18).
  • Averaged 46.0 yards on five punts, including two inside the 20 in season opener vs. Carolina (9/9). Also recorded four touchbacks on five kickoffs.
  • Placed three of his six punts inside the 20 at New York Giants (9/16).
  • Placed three of his eight punts inside the 20 at Dallas (9/23).
  • Averaged 46.2 yards on six punts, including a net of 43.3 and three inside the 20, vs. Washington (9/30). Also placed all six of his kickoffs in the end zone, with four resulting touchbacks.
  • Averaged 53.0 yards on two punts vs. Kansas City (10/14). Also set career high by recorded touchbacks on all seven of his kickoffs.
  • Recorded touchbacks on all five of his kickoffs vs. New Orleans (10/21), which extended his streak to 12.
  • Had a net average of 41.0 on two punts, including one inside the 20, vs. San Diego (11/11). Also recorded five touchbacks on seven kickoffs, all of which he placed in the end zone.
  • Averaged 49.5 yards on six punts, including a net of 39.3, in win at Carolina (11/18).
  • Averaged 50.0 yards on two punts, including a net of 45.0, vs. Atlanta (11/25).
  • Averaged a career-high (min. 4) 51.4 yards on five punts at Denver (12/2). Also placed all five of his adjusted kickoffs in end zone, with four going for touchbacks.
  • Set career highs with 10 punts and 424 gross punting yards vs. Philadelphia (12/9).
  • Averaged 50.2 yards on five punts, including two inside the 20, and 41.2 net yards in win at Atlanta (12/3).

ACQUIRED BY BUCS:

  • Signed by Tampa Bay on July 29, 2011 as an unrestricted free agent from Atlanta.

ORIGINALLY ENTERED NFL:

  • Originally entered the NFL as a college free agent with the Atlanta Falcons on April 26, 2005.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Played six seasons with Atlanta (2005-10) before joining Tampa Bay in 2011.
  • Has appeared in 128 regular-season games, recording 583 punts for 24,964 yards (42.8 avg.) and a 70-yard long, while placing 196 inside the 20-yard line.
  • A kickoff specialist in addition to holding punting duties, has recorded 590 kickoffs with 201 touchbacks in his career.
  • Has also appeared in two postseason games: one in 2008 and one in 2010, serving on kickoffs and as punter.
  • Holds NFL record, dating back to 1970 merger, with 21 consecutive touchbacks on kickoffs, which he did in 2012.
  • His 40.3-yard net average in 2011 set a Buccaneers record by 2.5 yards.
  • Led NFL in 2011 in net kickoff average (45.1) and helped place Tampa Bay second in the NFL in average opponent starting field position after kickoff (20.3).
  • Set an Atlanta Falcons franchise record with five touchbacks vs. Carolina on September 20, 2009, and tied that mark again vs. Carolina in Week 10 of the season.
  • Ranked fourth in the NFC with 25 punts inside the 20-yard line in 2008 while helping the Falcons to a second-place ranking in opponent average starting field position following kickoffs (24.6-yard line avg.).
  • Helped Atlanta rank second in the NFC and second in the NFL in opponent starting average field position with a 25.5-yard line mark in 2007.

2012 HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Established NFL record (since 1970 merger) with 21 consecutive touchbacks on kickoffs in 2009.
  • Finished second in the NFL and first in the NFC with 58 touchbacks on kickoffs.
  • Led the league with 68.2 percent of his kickoffs resulting in touchbacks, while placing 92.0 percent of his kickoffs in the end zone, which was second in the NFL.
  • Had a streak of 21 consecutive kickoff touchbacks snapped at Minnesota (10/26) when Percy Harvin brought ball out from seven yards in the end zone.
  • Had a streak where he booted 41 consecutive kickoffs and 48 adjusted kickoffs into end zone snapped at Carolina (11/18).
  • Averaged 46.0 yards on five punts, including two inside the 20 in season opener vs. Carolina (9/9). Also recorded four touchbacks on five kickoffs.
  • Placed three of his six punts inside the 20 at New York Giants (9/16).
  • Placed three of his eight punts inside the 20 at Dallas (9/23).
  • Averaged 46.2 yards on six punts, including a net of 43.3 and three inside the 20, vs. Washington (9/30). Also placed all six of his kickoffs in the end zone, with four resulting touchbacks.
  • Averaged 53.0 yards on two punts vs. Kansas City (10/14). Also set career high by recorded touchbacks on all seven of his kickoffs.
  • Recorded touchbacks on all five of his kickoffs vs. New Orleans (10/21), which extended his streak to 12.
  • Had a net average of 41.0 on two punts, including one inside the 20, vs. San Diego (11/11). Also recorded five touchbacks on seven kickoffs, all of which he placed in the end zone.
  • Averaged 49.5 yards on six punts, including a net of 39.3, in win at Carolina (11/18).
  • Averaged 50.0 yards on two punts, including a net of 45.0, vs. Atlanta (11/25).
  • Averaged a career-high (min. 4) 51.4 yards on five punts at Denver (12/2). Also placed all five of his adjusted kickoffs in end zone, with four going for touchbacks.
  • Set career highs with 10 punts and 424 gross punting yards vs. Philadelphia (12/9).
  • Averaged 50.2 yards on five punts, including two inside the 20, and 41.2 net yards in win at Atlanta (12/3).
 

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