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Folk and Weatherford
One of the most often overlooked situations in all of sports is kicking and punting. When you are solid in those spots, it tends to be an "out of sight out of mind" sort of thing. But when the situation is bad, it hurts your team all over the field. Without a reliable field goal kicker, teams leave points on the board are forced to go for bad fourth down situations and have to make strange decisions on parts of the field where you ought to be able to put three points on the board.
A bad punter will KILL you in terms of field position. For a cold-weather, defensive-minded football team, that is simply unacceptable.
Nick Folk, who was better than expected last season, and Steve Weatherford, who is a steady veteran at punter, are both restricted free agents. The draft pick compensation would be tempting if either is signed away, but the search for a reliable punter and kicker may be a frustrating one if either or both of them should leave the Jets.