PORTLAND, Ore. (November 9, 2020) – The Portland Trail Blazers named Jordan Kent as the new Television Play-by-Play Broadcaster, it was announced today by the team. Kent, who filled in for Kevin Calabro during the NBA restart in Orlando last season, will begin his first full year in the new role with the start of the 2020-21 NBA season.
Article published by Sports Illustrated speaking on the value of Kickers. Games are often won and lost based on the performance of your kicker but do NFL teams do everything in their power to help the cause?
Jordan Kent Takes Over Play-By-Play Reins as Trail Blazers Broadcasting Adjusts to Coronavirus and NBA Bubble
Jordan Kent has been tapped to be the play-by-play announcer for the Portland Trailblazers for the remainder of the season. Kent will replace long-time play-by-play announcer for the Blazers, Kevin Calabro, who is retiring. *Click picture for full article
Dominik Eberle, kicker out of Utah State has signed with the Las Vegas Raiders. The Raiders will play in their brand new stadium minutes off the Las Vegas strip. Eberle capped off a stellar career at Utah State where he finished his senior season 21-24 on field goals. Leading up to the 2020 NFL Draft Eberle participated in the East West Shrine game. Eberle will compete for the job in Las Vegas come training camp.
The New England Patriots have found their new kicker. Justin Rohrwasser out of Marshall has joined the 6-time Super Bowl Champs. Coach Bill Belichick asserted that he watched a lot of film on Rohrwasser. He claimed the deciding factor was Rohrwasser’s experience and ability to kick in bad weather. Justin first started his career at the University of Rhode Island before transferring to Marshall University. He finished his senior season going 18-21 on field goal attempts. The highlight of his college career was kicking a game wining 53-yd field goal vs Western Kentucky. In this sequence Justin nailed the 53-yd field goal three times as he was “iced” twice by the opposing team.
Justin Tucker was named to the NFL’s All-Decade Team. Tucker is the only unanimous selection among specialists. Only two kickers were chosen to be part of the prestigious All-Decade Team. In 2019, Tucker was a part of his 3rd Pro Bowl. He is the most accurate kicker in NFL history connecting on 90.8% of his field goal tries. Tucker has spent his entire career in Baltimore and recently signed a 4yr $20 million extension.